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Melissa's Valentine's gift ideas

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so that means soon love birds will be on the hunt for that sentimental something to give to their loved one. Often it's the thought that counts and small gestures can go a long way, which is why these suggestions from Melissa's The Food Store are perfect if you're out of ideas for February 14th. Valentine's Hamper Box Price: R245 The beautiful Valentine's box is filled with a special collection of Melissa’s perfect Valentine’s treats, both classic and new. Packed into the box is Melissa’s vanilla fudge, their new Berry and Balsamic Bon Bons, decadent White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies, their signature Valentine’s blush pink heart-shaped meringue nests, and the perfect chop stick couple, one pink and one blue, a combination that has love written all over it. Valentine’s Bag of Hearts (58g) and Valentine’s Chocolate Lolly Prices - Bag of hearts: R27 and Chocolate lolly: R7.50  The bag of hearts includes heart-shaped Callebaut milk chocolate filled with chocolate ganache. Perfect for your King or Queen of Hearts! And the heart-shaped Chocolate Lolly sticks are ideal for spoiling for all those that you love and care for,  whether it's your other half, family member or friend. Valentine’s Fancy Heart Biscuits Price: R64  These crisp butter biscuits are delicately shaped into perfect hearts and carefully smothered with delicious Royal icing. Nestled into lovely glass jars these make for a beautiful Valentine's gift. Valentine's Heart-Shaped Meringue Nest (60g) Price: R27  This is one of the signature Valentine’s products that makes its way back each year by popular demand, because of its perfect beauty and the decadent end it offers to any Valentine’s meal for two. Fill the delicate pink heart-shaped meringue nests with freshly-whipped cream and top with sweet ripe strawberries for a dessert that will earn you guaranteed brownie points... Valentines Chocolate Pods (50g) Price: R25  These pods of seductive deliciousness are exclusively made for Melissa’s using Callebaut milk chocolate. If you're in Cape Town, pop into Melissa's The Food Shop at The Constantia Village Courtyard, the perfect stop for a quaint shopping experience. You'll find everything from gourmet delights and custom-made jewellery, to a range of decor and accessories outlets. For more unique Valentine's Day gift ideas, click below: