14 Valentine’s Day Food & Drink Gift Ideas | Checkout 2015


We pick our favourite V Day buys, from the silly to the serious. Click on the blue links to buy!

1) After our successful batch of homemade strawberry gin at Christmas we’ve been thinking about attempting a raspberry one, or we could just buy this Pinkster Pink Gin £32, ocado.com

2) Everyone’s raving about Crumbs & Doilies cupcakes in Kingly Court, the selection is truly out of this world. Their Valentine’s range includes Raspberry Bombe, Red Velvet, Vanilla, Chocolate and Vanilla Rose in a mix of romantic decorations. From £18 for a dozen mini cupcakes, crumbsanddoilies.co.uk

3) We love this PAUL Fraisier St Valentin – a light Genoese sponge, crème mousseline with strawberries, topped with marzipan and decorated with more strawberries. It’s available from 13th – 15th Feb and can be ordered online for collection and delivery in London. £11.95, paul-uk.com

4) Good one Oliver Bonas, nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like a fried egg. Fry Love You too. £5, oliverbonas.com

5) Pukka up tea lovers with some Pukka Love tea – a blend of wild rose, chamomile and lavender. £2.39, pukkaherbs.com

6) Bubbly doesn’t really float my boat, but I wouldn’t complain if Ade bought me this Alice in Wonderland-esque bottle of Austrian Grüner Veltliner from The Conran Shop, it’s the world’s smallest too. £12.99, conranshop.co.uk

7) Marley Spoon have a Valentine’s special offer of a stuffed mushroom starter and a pomegranate and rosewater cheesecake dessert. When ordering just add two meals of this and two of another meal for a three-course meal you can cook at home. From £9, marleyspoon.co.uk

8) Who doesn’t like Krispy Kreme donuts? These Love Bug Hugs aren’t actually available to buy online, but we couldn’t resist them. Check online for your nearest store. £1.90 each or 3 assorted for £4.50, krispykreme.co.uk

9) Love it or hate it, modern technology is amazing. Thanks to Smarter, there is now such a thing as an ikettle, you can program it to boil direct from the app. Better still, you can even have multiple users registered and there’s the cheeky option of asking another user to make a cuppa. Possibly the best invention in the last few years. Various colours available, £99.99, smarter.am

10) Ah, this is cute. Make mine and yours ice cream, in just 15 minutes with Prezzy Box‘s ice cream maker. £39.95, prezzybox.com

11) For the romantic connoisseur splash out with Krug Rosé Champagne, a blend of 50% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Meunier. £194.50, thechampagnecompany.com.

12) Breakfast in bed doesn’t get easier (or cuter) than these heart-shaped Chosen by You crumpets from ASDA. £1 for 4, groceries.asda.com

13) A cheeky little gift for a single friend, or even for yourself. Ellie Ellie‘s Kiss A Lot of Frogs sweet jar, full of jelly lips and green jelly frogs. For a extra £3, you can add a personalised message on the lid. £9.50, ellieellie.co.uk

14) V Day cards can be so predictable and fluffy, then Etsy happened. Ade will be getting this handmade Sioux Alice card from me, it couldn’t be more apt. £2.25, etsy.com