Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Holidays Feb 9, 2012 Valentine’s Day Gifts with Edible “I Love You’s” SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestShortbread cookies with raspberry jam and a 70% organic dark chocolate dip, chocolate ganache cake, and an assortment of handmade orange, raspberry and coffee flavoured chocolates at Fol Epi. Photo by Ellie ShorttAlthough the gift of love may be the most important thing you can offer this Valentine’s Day, a little token to go with it never hurts. Remember – what pleases the tongue will often please the heart as well. Whether you spend February 14th with your partner, friends, or family, here are some food-inspired Valentine’s Day gifts that say “I love you” in the most delicious way possible. Heart Shaped Baked Goods from Fol Epi This year Fol Epi will be offering assorted heart-shaped delights in addition to their usual spread of amazingly tasty organic baked goods. The mouth watering list includes shortbread cookies with raspberry jam or a 70% organic dark chocolate dip, a chocolate ganache cake, and mini vanilla bean, lemon or raspberry cheesecakes.Fol Epi, 398 Harbour Rd Victoria, BC (250) 477-8882 folepi.ca Handcrafted Marshmallows from The Pink Spatula Light, fluffy, adorable and delicious, marshmallows have definitely reclaimed their position on the recent culinary scene. So why not impress your sweetheart with some all-natural handcrafted marshmallows by The Pink Spatula this Valentine’s Day. For an appropriately pink present, we recommend the cherry blossom flavour, one of their current seasonal selections.The Pink Spatula, (604) 755-1520 Website*Available at Edible Canada and Save-On-Foods stores in Vancouver. For a complete list of locations click here. Cinnamon hearts and strawberry, cherry and toffee flavoured bonbons from the British Candy Shoppe Candies from the British Candy Shoppe Perhaps it’s the reminder of those days when you’d pass out mini cards and candies to your fellow grade school classmates, but there’s something nostalgic about cinnamon hearts and bonbons for Valentine’s Day. And no one does nostalgia better than the British Candy Shoppe in downtown Victoria. Grab a pre-packed parcel or make your own mix for a gift that bodes well with those loved ones who still have the kid within.British Candy Shoppe, B-638 Yates St Victoria, BC (250) 382-2634 Odyssey Rosé Brut by Gray Monk Estate Winery For a more vinous Valentine’s Day indulgence, go for a bottle of sparkling rosé. Romantic, playful and a sure fire way to “get in the mood,” sparkling pink bubbles like this Okanagan Odyssey make for a romantic evening of bliss.Grey Monk Estate Winery, 1055 Camo Rd Lake Country, BC (250) 766-3168 Website: www.graymonk.com*Available at BC Liquor Stores. To find one in your area go to www.bcliquorstores.com Pink Himalayan Salt from Salt of Life Not everyone has an insatiable sweet tooth, and for the loved ones who prefer the savoury over sweet, it can often be hard to find them a fitting Valentine’s Day treat. Why not try this locally sourced salt, which is pink, delicious and extremely useful. Used as a seasoning or a garnish, Salt of Life’s Pink Himalayan Salt is truly as versatile as it is pretty.Salt of Life Imports, 1150 Terminal Ave N. #4-204 Nanaimo, BC 1-888-980-5999*To find this product in your area, please visit their website at saltoflife.ca EdiblesValentine’s Day Gifts SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Breads / Food / How to Cook / Recipes July 13, 2021 Rosemary and Feta Potato Loaf A delicious homemade bread is always a welcome treat that can really set the mood for a good day. This is an approachable recipe to bring to holiday ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News January 28, 2021 CITY EATS February | March 2021 If you haven’t yet taken advantage of Victoria’s free local delivery program, Downtown Delivers, you have until February 15 to try it ... 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