Whether you’re romantically cooking for two, treating yourself to some tasty snacks for one, or having a bit of a boozy party to celebrate Valentine’s Day we’ve got you covered.
Let’s talk food, first and foremost you want something that you wouldn’t usually eat on an average Monday evening. Then you need to indulge in the most tantalising snacks to tuck into on the sofa especially if you’ve got a movie planned to end the night. And, finally you obviously have to drink something ultra glamorous, otherwise what is the point of even celebrating Valentine’s Day?
1. Petrossian, Sweet Valentine’s Macarons, £32 (12 x macarons), from Petrossian
Valentine’s bliss in a single bite! Delicious soft, chewy ganache filled French favourites. Delectable assortments include Classic Macarons in dark choc, vanilla, pistachio, espresso, raspberry, and almond (2 of each). Alternatively delve head first into a selection of Fruit Macarons, which include raspberry, passion fruit, rose lychee, honey lavender, earl grey, and espresso (2 of each).
2. LoveRaw, M:lk Choc Bars, £9.99 (6 x bars), from LoveRaw
The perfect timing of this launch just in time for Valentine’s by LoveRaw is ideal for chocolate lovers and vegan chocolate lovers as they’re all decadently indulgent. The brand new M:lk Choc Bars come in three distinct flavours including Choc, Caramel and Orange. Super cute to tuck into whilst watching a movie on Valentine’s night.
3. Baileys Strawberries & Cream and Baileys Salted Caramel Popcorn Bundle, £22.49, from The Bottle Club
The romantic taste of strawberries and cream is blended with the velvety flavours of Bailey’s Original Irish Cream for this ultra creamy drink. Creating a luxurious treat the drink sits perfectly next to a crunchy bag of Bailey’s Salted Caramel Popcorn to add a little zest of naughtiness to your Valentine’s Day.
4. Tesco, £15 (Meal for 2 including drink), from Tesco
A selection of limited edition menus for two from Tesco this Valentine’s includes 32 choices to pick from for dinner. Our image showcases two glasses of Tesco Finest Prosecco, Tesco Finest Feta & Red Pepper Tartlets, Finest Duck Breast portions with Raspberry Hoisin Sauce, Heart-shaped Potato Croquettes, Green Veg Trio, and Millionaires Tarts. A proper indulgent Valentine’s meal!
This sparking tea has a pure tea base made from green tea buds lovingly picked from Shekou garden, Fujian in China. The buds are then hand rolled into pearls and traditionally scented with jasmine flowers. A stunning drink to celebrate Valentine’s Day breakfast with your loved one. Completely alcohol and sugar free, with hints of honey, subtle fruit notes, and refreshing green tea.
6. Knoops, Valentine’s Hot Choc Gift Set, £21, from Knoops
The perfect hot chocolate treat for yourself, your lover, or to share with your mates in front of a roaring fire this Valentine’s evening. Knoops gift set includes a classic combination of luxurious 34% milk hot chocolate flakes with a special edition heart-shaped marshmallow tube and packaged in a stunning black Knoops gift bag.
Newly launched in time for Valentine’s Day, Inginious Gin creates the perfect serve for you and your lover. Maximum taste with minimum alcohol, Inginious Gin enters the world with a new take on alcohol. With 10 times the flavour concentration it means that your Valentine’s cocktails only need a small amount to produce a mindful yet memorable drink.
8. Isle of Barra Distillers, ‘Sealed With A Kiss’ Rhubarb + Heather Gin Liqueur, £22 (50cl), from Isle of Barra Distillers
The pretty limited edition Valentine’s bottle is sealed in hand dipped wax, stamped by hand with love, and is available for a short time only. The most beautiful of Valentine’s drinks packed with sweetness from rhubarb, spice from ginger, and a hint of lemongrass topped with heather for a true island flavour.