Valentine’s Day is only 10 days away. Have you found the present for your loved one yet? If not, you might be interested in some of the sweets listed below. It doesn’t always have to be something expensive. Over the last few years hubby and I agreed that even a box of chocolate and flowers, something that doesn’t cost the world, is enough. I know it’s Valentine’s Day and all but really you should think of your loved ones daily and not just on this particular day.
Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, has a tantalisingly sweet selection that your loved one will adore.
Butlers Chocolates have a gorgeous range of delicious luxury chocolates to suit all budgets this Valentine’s Day. The delightful range includes a beautiful Red Velvet Keepsake Heart box with assorted chocolate truffles and pralines (RRP: £7) and a stunning nine heart chocolate box featuring beautifully decorated chocolate hearts in milk, dark and white chocolate (RRP: £5). Butlers’ small and medium Artisan Collection is also available, featuring a decadent selection of deliciously decorated chocolates, the art of good taste!
Butlers Chocolates are available from a range of premium UK high street stores including; Waitrose, John Lewis, Selfridges and selected independent retailers nationwide, as well as www.butlerschocolates.com.
Award-winning confectionery brand, Pandora Bell, produce a collection of beautifully crafted treats. Favourites that are sure to please your loved one are Pandora Real Fruit Jellies (gluten free and vegetarian), gorgeously simple with the taste of fresh fruit from every square (from £4.49), and traditional Handmade Sweets in Raspberry & Rose or Blackberry & Champagne – made exclusively for Pandora Bell by one of Ireland’s historic sweet makers (RRP: £7.95).
Pandora Bell’s confectionery delights are available from Harvey Nichols, Ocado, Amazon
and a selection of independent retailers and fine food shops, as well as online at www.pandorabell.com.
The Be Sweet Company
Inspired by wanderlust, The Be Sweet Company designs confectionery focused on a diverse range of influences from high end chic to pared down luxurious tastes.
Their romantic Valentine’s Day options include Champagne & Diamonds chocolates from the Jewel Collection, filled with indulgent Marc de Champagne infused creamy ganache (RRP: from £16.66), and Heavenly Scrumptious Finger Licking Buttered Fudge from the Parlour Collection (RRP: from £5.99).
The Be Sweet Company 2016 Collection is available online www.thebesweetcompany.com and from a selected range of premium UK stores including; Fenwick, Bents, Amazon and selected independent retailers and fine food stores nationwide.
Award-winning Lily O’Brien’s has established itself as one of Ireland’s best-loved chocolatiers over the past two decades. Its Personalised Photo Box (from £12.50), available exclusively online at www.lilyobriens.com, adds a wonderful personal touch to a delicious collection of luxury chocolates. For a beautifully wrapped gift this Valentine’s Day, choose Lily O’Brien’s best-selling Ultimate Chocolate Collection 190g (£6), containing scrumptious recipes such as Sticky Toffee, Death by Chocolate, Praline Perfection, Zesty Orange Ganache and Le Crunch Chocolat – ideal for your favourite chocolate lover!
Lily O’Brien’s chocolate collections are available in selected UK supermarkets including Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Tesco, as well as online at www.lilyobriens.com.
Personally I love the Lily O’Brien’s chocolates the best and definitely put it onto my list of gifts for the other half on this day.