How to make valentine's special, can’t decide what to cook for valentine's, don’t worry. Let us remove the hassle of cooking that special valentine's meal with our top 20 picks. Spice-up your valentine's by sending your loved one some of these specially selected products. We’ve handpicked some awesome products that he/she will enjoy, which range from ready to use spice kits, easy to use sauces and pastes, hot and spice pickles, and a selection of the finest teas.
Go on spoil them on this special day, buy a few of these gift items…
These Little Dabbas from Mistry’s family secret spice recipe is a perfect gift for a vegetarian, a vegan, or anyone who loves to eat and cook more vegetables. It is also great on chickpeas. You can also use it yourself to cook a delicious Valentine dinner. The fragrant spices are specially combined to elevate the vegetable’s natural flavor and make it irresistible even for meat lovers. Cooking vegetables using these little pots of masala is very simple: you only need to sauté a chopped onion, mix it with tomatoes and the masala, add the vegetables, and simmer for 10 – 15 minutes.
Meat lovers will love this Little Dabbas for Meat. You can either give these little pots of spices as a gift or use it to cook a delicious dish for your beloved on Valentine’s Day or other special occasions. This masala spice mix is made using generations old recipe that will add exotic flavour to your meat dish. You can use any kind of meat you like such as chicken, beef, or mutton. Pair this dish with vegetable side dish made with Little Dabbas of Vegetables to compliment the flavour. Although it is primarily used to cook meat, this masala mix is also great for lentils.
The Seven Indian Curry Spice Mix gift pack selection consists of popular Indian Curry's such as Tikka Masala, Jalfrezi, Dhansak, Rogan Josh, Korma, Balti and Biryani. Once you get a hold of these spice mix packs, it is very simple to whip up delicious curries in home kitchen. This is why it is a perfect gift for anyone who loves cooking. There is no need to hunt for various spices to make curries and worry that the dishes will not taste as good as the authentic Indian curries. The beautiful packaging also helps to make your Valentine gift looks more thoughtful and elegant.
Mr Hudas Universal Curry Paste is a perfect for creating any kind of restaurant quality curries. Delight your sweetheart with this curry paste either as a gift or using it to create his or her favourite dishes on a special day. It is not easy to create your own spice mix and using premade curry paste is the most practical solution for any home cooks. The ingredients for Mr Hudas Universal Curry Paste are natural and preservative free and it is perfect for anyone who is living a healthy lifestyle. This curry paste is equally delicious on vegetables or meat.
Thai cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines in the world. Thai curry, especially green curry, milder compare to other types of curries. Like all curry spices, it can be troublesome to gather the spices needed to make the mix from scratch. However, once you have the right spice mix, Thai green curry is very easy to make and delicious when it is served with fragrant jasmine rice. Thai Green Curry Powder from Green Cuisine is made from combinations of lemongrass, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, cumin, and coriander. Combine this curry powder with other spice mixes to create a special Valentine’s gift for your loved one.
Chinese dishes are very easy to prepare at home. However, to make it tastes authentic, you need some spices that are widely used in Chinese cuisine. The Chinese Spice Pack has all the spices you need to create Chinese dishes at home. These spices are also prominent spices in other cuisines. They are: cassia bark, chilli flake, chilli powder, whole chilies, fenugreek, garlic powder, ginger root, fennel seed, garlic granules, white pepper, and Szechwan peppercorns. This spice pack makes a perfect gift for any home cook who likes to or just learns to cook Chinese dishes because it is very practical.
This Indian spice collection contains ground chillies, whole cloves, garlic powder, ground ginger, mint, mixed herbs, nutmeg, onion leaves, bay leaves, cayenne pepper, celery seed, fennel seed, parsley, and tarragon. These spices are the staples of any kitchen, regardless of the types of cuisine, and so this spice kit makes a perfect gift for any cook, even though he or she does not often cook Indian cuisine. It is a perfect Valentine’s Day gift for a beginner cook who might not already have these spices in his or her pantry. Wrap it in a beautiful gift box and tie it up with a ribbon to make it look more beautiful.
There are more to Middle Eastern food than kebabs. Middle Eastern food combines unique herbs and spices to produce many delicious dishes. However, many people are intimidated to try cooking Middle Eastern dishes at home. This exotic cuisine is actually not difficult to cook. The key is in the spices. If you are looking for an exotic gift for your beloved who likes to cook and try new things, this Moroccan Spice Pack – Middle Eastern Spice Mix is a perfect gift. It contains spices that are needed to create an authentic Moroccan and other Middle Eastern dishes such as Ras-el-Hanout, Za'htar Spice Mix, Chillies, Coriander Seed, Jeera, ground ginger, and ground coriander.
Anila's Dhansak Korma curry sauce is a mild to medium curry sauce that is perfect for people who do not like their food too hot. This curry sauce is made with coconut, chickpeas, and tamarind. The resulting curry will be creamy and nutty. It is very easy to cook vegetable or meat curry with this sauce. Simply add your favourite ingredients and some water and simmer it until it is done. You can add yogurt to make it creamier and tone down the heat even further. Use this to prepare your Valentine’s dinner in minutes or give it as a gift to your beloved.
Mr Huda’s Tikka Masala Paste is a perfect addition to any cook’s pantry. It ingredients include all the spices and herbs you need to cook tikka masala at home including rapeseed oil, mustard oil, garlic, ginger, coriander, fenugreek, chilli, tamarind, mint, garam masala, and other spices. With this paste, you can cook awesome tikka masala that tastes comparable to any Indian restaurant dish in minutes. Combine it with chicken or chickpeas if you prefer to cook a vegetarian dish. This paste contains fresh herbs as well as ground spices which gives great aroma and texture compared to dry spice mix. You can combine this paste with other food items to create a unique gift for a home cook.
Chicken tandoori is one of the most popular Indian dishes anywhere in the world. With this pack of tandoori masala, it is easy to cook it at home. Mix the spices with some yogurt and use it to marinate the chicken before you grill it. Since it is a very straightforward and simple dish to make, this is great for any beginner cook, but any home cook will love to have this spice mix in his or her pantry. Combine this tandoori masala pack with several other similar items in a beautiful box to create an elegant and thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift.
Create a box of spices from around the world to give it your beloved in this Valentine’s Day. Choose spices that are packed with care and are sought after by regular home cooks. One of the spices that is ideal for your spice gift box is smoked paprika. Smoked paprika is widely used in many dishes in many types of cuisine. It is made from ground bell peppers and it adds heat and natural color to your dish. Smoked paprika tastes sweet, earthy and mildly peppery. It is not as hot as ground chilli which makes it an ideal spice for people who want some heat in their food but not too overpowering.
Sweet, tangy, and mildly hot. Lemon Pickle by Anila’s is a perfect food to awake your taste bud. Foodies will love this combination of bold flavors. It is a perfect accompaniment to fish dishes and cheese, or you can eat it by itself as a snack. Anila’s made this intriguing lemon pickles with whole lemons, sugar, chili, and turmeric. It is gluten, garlic, and dairy free. It is also vegan and vegetarian friendly so you can serve it without worrying about most people’s dietary restrictions. Combine this pickle with several other chutneys and pickles and create a Valentine’s gift that will delight your beloved.
This jar of Anila's Chilli Chutney is perfect for chilli lovers. It tastes just like chilli jam. The tomatoes and sugar accentuate the sweet earthy flavuor of the chilli while reducing the heat so it will not overpower your taste bud. Try serving it with crackers or cheese, or add it to stir fries and casseroles to add some punch to your cooking. It also makes a perfect gift if your beloved is a fan of spicy food. If you are thinking of creating a gift box of exotic food for Valentine, combine this chilli chutney with a jar of lemon pickle and add several packages of beautifully packed spices.
Harissa rub is a mix of chilli's and other spices that is used as a rub for meat, fish, and vegetables before roasting. It lends heat and Middle Eastern aroma to your food. This harissa rub from Spicentice has won a gold award for its delicious combination. It is a perfect blend of smoked paprika, cumin, caraway, coriander, salt, sugar, chilli, mint, and lemon peel. You can use it as a dry rub or you can blend it with oil, vinegar, crushed garlic, tomato puree and lemon juice to create an amazing harissa paste. The cute packaging makes it a lovely addition to a spice mix gift pack.
What can be lovelier than relaxing with a cup of tea with your loved one? Imagine a dreamy afternoon where you can indulge in an afternoon tea with your partner with a cup of hot English tea. A cup of tea is also wonderful for breakfast in bed after a night of passion. This is why Ahmad Classic Tea Selection is a perfect gift for Valentine’s Day. This world famous tea brand uses the highest quality tea leaves for its teabags and has very nice aroma. Ahmad Classic Tea Selection includes English Breakfast, Earl Grey, English Tea No 1, Ceylon, Darjeeling, and English Afternoon.
Lemongrass Herbal Tea – Organic Herbal Infusion from Teatulia is a delightful Valentine’s Day gift for anyone who embraces natural and green living. The 100% USDA organic certified tea leaves come from Teatulia’s garden in Bangladesh. Its packaging is eco friendly and looks elegant while its organic tea bags are compostable so nothing is wasted. The lemongrass tea itself is just lovely and aromatic. It tastes lemony and zesty. Lemongrass tea is perfect for anyone who loves herbal tea or even people who has never tried herbal tea before because of the mild and refreshing flavour.
If your beloved has a hectic and stressful life, there is no better gift than a pack of chamomile tea. Drinking a cup of chamomile tea has been known for centuries to relax your mind and body. Giving this Teatulia Chamomile tea to your loved one on Valentine’s Day shows how much you care for their wellbeing. These chamomile teabags are easy to brew and has mild floral aroma. You don’t have to be a tea aficionado to enjoy the taste and benefits of a warm chamomile tea anywhere. This pack of pure chamomile is harvested from Teatulia’s own garden and certified 100% organic by USDA.
If your friend is a tea lover, you might want to give him or her a pack of Ahmad Tea Fruity Selection Pack for Valentine gift. This tea selection pack contains peach & passion fruit tea, blackcurrant tea, lemon and lime tea, and strawberry and kiwi tea. The tea bags are made of high quality green or black tea leaves combined with pieces of real fruit. This combination gives natural fruity flavour to the tea without adding sugary syrup that contains artificial flavour. This type of tea can be enjoyed any time of the day, breakfast, coffee break, or tea time.
Garam masala is the general spice mix that every Indian cook has in his or her kitchen. Each shop has its own signature blend of garam masala. This particular pack contains coriander, cumin, cinnamon, fennel, ginger, red chillies, cloves, and black pepper. Garam masala can be added to various dishes such as curries and vegetable dishes. Indians also add masala to tea and sweets. If you want to add Indian flavour to your dish, simply sprinkle it to your food. Pack this garam masala in a lovely gift box and add several spice mixes, a jar or two of chutneys or pickles, and you will have a lovely Valentine’s gift for your beloved.