Are you looking for a unique way to impress a loved one this Valentine’s Day? Or perhaps a way to show the whole family how much you care? As our present to you, we’ve come up with a guide to our top Valentine’s Gifts from Cornwall.
- Hot and Fiery Cornish Chilli
Made in Cornwall using only the finest, local ingredients, The Eden Project’s Cornish chilli sauce gift sets make the perfect present for anyone who loves the hot, fiery taste of chilli!
With their combinations of fresh chillies, fruit and alcohol, these hot chilli sauces are delicious with seafood, lamb, roast pork and chicken curry. With such flavours as Hell’s Mouth, Gargoyle and Red Snapper, these chilli sauces are sure to give any relationship a fiery kick! http://www.edenproject.com/shop/Chilli-Sauce-Gift-Sets-13522.aspx
- The Yarg Heart
A unique and very distinctive cheese made in Cornwall, Yarg has won the magnificent award of Best English Cheese in the 2012 International Cheese Awards. Any cheese lover will adore their very own heart-shaped truckle, which is produced in limited quantities, making it very special indeed. Available to buy online, a 900g truckle costs £25.95 and postage is free. www.lynherdairies.co.uk
- Pasty Hearts from Cornwall
Send your loved one a heart shaped Cornish pasty this Valentine’s Day and you’ll be sure to warm their cockles. The heart shaped pasty is the size of two large pasties (1200g) so big enough to share. The pasty will arrive in a beautifully designed gift box, along with your personal hand written message. Choose from Steak, Cheese, or Vegan and add to your box. £22 including, postage and packaging from Ann’s Pasties www.annspasties.co.uk
- Wet and wild!
There’s nothing better than viewing the Coast of Cornwall from the water and Wavehunters are now offering you the chance to view the unique heritage and diverse marine and bird life along the rugged North Cornwall Coast. Their sea safaris are an excellent way to get up close and personal with sea creatures such as dolphins, porpoises, puffins, gannets and more. Two hour trips start from just £40 per person and are the perfect accompaniment to your next holiday at Glynn Barton Cottages – and your partner will love you for it! http://wavehunters.co.uk/wavehunters-marine/
- The Great Cornish Food Book
This beautiful book scampers across the county of Cornwall, from the moorland to the shoreline, telling the stories of the people and history behind our food and drink, along with recipes from some of Cornwall’s top chefs. Loaded with culinary tips, interesting facts, original artwork and evocative photography, the book will delight any lover of Cornwall or food. Available from local stockists and online, £17.99, free P&P. www.greatcornishfood.co.uk
- A Romantic Break
There’s nothing more romantic than spending quality time with a loved one, sharing moments and reigniting the flame… so why not treat someone you love to a well-earned break at Glynn Barton Cottages? Stay in a cosy cottage and explore the beautiful countryside and seascape at your leisure. For an extra treat, why not to push the romantic boat out with a course at Rick Stein’s Seafood School. Better still, book up for both of you and share the experience together.
Guaranteed to be a day to remember, you’ll pick up plenty of tips for professional cooking and then enjoy the fruits of your gourmet labours in relaxed style with a glass or two of specially selected wine to help you go with the flow. Half-day course £95, whole day £198, per person. www.rickstein.com
7. Eden Project Beauty Gifts
Treat your loved one to a pampering session with a delightfully guilt free beauty gift. Ideal for a special friend or loved one who deserves a little pampering in their lives. The Eden Pamper hamper is packed full of pampering products that have been made using only pure and natural ingredients that won’t irritate the skin. http://www.edenproject.com/shop/Valentines-Beauty-Gifts.aspx