Decadent chocolate and berry towers

Chocolate Raspberry Tower - Pikalily Food Blog

This recipe has been passed on to Helen by her mum Retta who has been making it for years and is a dab hand in the kitchen when it comes to baking.  Although the dessert contains dark chocolate and crème de cassis, it is very light and refreshing due to the raspberry mousse and fresh berries.

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Top tips for dressing your dinner table on Valentine’s Day

Setting Valentine's Table - Pikalily Food Blog

We were recently asked by Oak Furniture UK what our favourite way to dress a table for Valentine’s Day was.  We’ve included this below along with some steps to enjoying your evening.

Valentine’s Day come’s but once a year and with it comes the daunting task of what to do for the one you love.  Should you opt for flowers or chocolates, perhaps some jewellery or a meal at your favourite restaurant, or maybe even a night away somewhere – decisions, decisions, decisions.  While all of these can certainly earn you brownie points, we feel that’s there’s nothing quite like a homemade meal to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  But where do you begin?

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6 Great Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas From M&S For Under £25

Valentine's Day Gifts M&S - Pikalily Food Blog

Finding the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day isn’t always an easy task, especially if you leave it till the last minute.  We were recently invited along by Marks & Spencer to check out their great range of Valentine’s Day gift ideas and we have to say we were impressed.  Below we take a look at 6 foodie gift ideas to consider for Valentine’s Day that will cover all budgets and fit many tastes.

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day with M&S

Valentine's Day meal deal M and S - Pikalily Food blog

We enjoy nothing more than rustling up a nice meal or doing some baking in the kitchen, but every so often it’s nice to treat yourself and have a bit of a lazy one.  While this may often mean eating out at a restaurant or grabbing something from your local takeaway, you can also have a lazy one by dining in.  Supermarkets are continuously trying to outdo each other in their meal deals for two, and tonight we spotted a great deal in M&S that we just had to grab and enjoy.  It was the M&S Valentine’s Day meal deal offer.  So this weekend, forget about paying over the odds for a table at your local restaurant (although there’s nothing wrong with that), and head to M&S and check out their meal deals; you’ll certainly be impressed.

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