Pots and pans are among the least romantic gifts even if Bae is a foodie

Get creative, get smart and get your foodie bae something they can sink their teeth int this Valentine’s day

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A couple that cooks together stays together

 We see it in the movies and it looks oh so romantic, but when you cook at home, try to make up for ingredients you don’t have and recover from a long shopping trip to find the ingredients you did buy…

Rib-Eye Steak, Mushrooms & Pearl Barley is the warm and romantic dinner you and your boo deserve. 

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Cook together movie style with soft music in the background and wine on tap. Make your Valentine’s date an experience and not just one of many generic gifts. 

Rib-Eye Steak, Mushrooms & Pearl Barley Meal Kit R210, Woolworths 


Sips of love

Make sure you’re the first thing on the mind of your love, even when you’re apart. For the coffee lovers, an assortment of delicious and distinctive coffees and creamy fudge for the dipping. 

This is the perfect gift to ship off to your loves office.

 Bean There Coffee & Tasha’s Fudge R239, Hamper World 


Following traditions

Chocolates are a traditional Valentine’s gift. If you’re thinking this is boring, it’s probably because you aren’t on the level of chocaholism this type of gift is aimed at. 

A box of good chocolates can go a long way and if you’re lucky the chocolatey goodness might be shared. 

Valentine’s Treasure Gift Hamper (small) R285, Geldof Chocolatier 

Cupcake bouquet 

If roses are played out and ‘pointless’, try the type you can eat. 

Cupcake bouquets are a delicious idea you can have delivered, loved and devoured. 

Romantic rose cupcake R45 each, Oh My Cake 

Netflix and eat 

Netflix and chill have become the ultimate go-to stay home and stay safe date night idea. 

Upgrade your Valentines edition of this regular bonding exercises with some gourmet snacks.

Red Snack Hamper R299.95, Netflorist 


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