The past few V-Days might have consisted of you racking your brain to find the perfect gift for your loved one, which is why we’re here to make sure that this year is going to be different. In this gift guide, we’ve picked out seven delectable goodies for every kind of foodie partner out there – be it a dark chocolate connoisseur, health nut or someone who loves trying new and unique combinations.
If these treats do not satisfy your lover’s tummy, we’re not sure what will. Scroll down to find out where you can get the snacks and how you can DIY a hot chocolate mason jar.
Yoku Moku Trois Cigare, $73
This set from Yoku Moku includes three flavours of their popular butter cookie which are rolled up to resemble a cigar, hence the name. This light and decadent treat comes in an original flavour, one that is filled with milk chocolate and another which is infused with Darjeeling and Earl Grey teas.
Available at Yoku Moku.
Juan Tea Fruity Indigo Tea Bottle, $55
If your partner is a coffee lover, maybe it’s time for them to switch over to tea. It boasts so much more benefits like enhancing focus and detoxifying your body. This loose tea from Juan Tea contains pineapple, apple and rosehip and is packed into a minimalistic glass bottle. The concoction helps to aid digestion and is said to boost metabolism too.
Available online and at Tangs.
See’s Candies Assorted Chocolates, $70
Everyone needs to indulge once in a while. See’s Candies offers an assortment of luxurious and creamy chocolates ranging from chocolate-covered nuts to their famous California Brittle. Plan for a Netflix movie date with your loved one and you might just be able to steal a few pieces of yummy goodness.
Available online and at Tangs.
Fossa Chocolate Gift Set, from $35
It’s unbelievable how homegrown Fossa Chocolate makes their confectioneries from scratch. We’ve tried it and trust us when we say that it’s worth every single cent. Our favourite would be the award-winning Salted Egg Cereal Blond Chocolate which has a hint of spice from the chilli padi. Other options include Uji Matcha and dark chocolate bars of different origins for dark chocolate lovers.
Straits Preserves Singapore Sling Marmalade, $15
With this marmalade, the cocktail connoisseur in your life can now wake up and enjoy a taste of Singapore’s very own Singapore Sling. This unique blend of fruit, citrus and a hint of cherry comes in an adorable packaging with cherry prints so there’s no need for wrapping paper.
Old Seng Choong Cookie Gift Set, from $38
Founded by renowned local pastry chef, Daniel Tay, Old Seng Choong pays homage to his father who ran the well-loved Seng Choong Confectionery with Daniel’s mother till it closed in 1996.
The brand offers unique cookies which are infused with local flavours like cereal prawn and bak kut teh. Get your other half the gift set which comes with two flavours of your choice packed in a beautifully designed box.
Available online and at Old Seng Choong.
Hunters’ Kitchenette Nut Butter Gift Set, $35
We know that the other gift ideas we’ve included are all calorie-laden. But Valentine’s Day is all about chocolates and indulging, isn’t it? Nonetheless, here’s a healthier option if your partner is a health nut.
This nut butter gift set comprises of six different kinds of nut butters such as almond, hazelnut and macadamia. As compared to the regular peanut butter, these are healthier as they are processed minimally without any chemicals.
Bonus: DIY hot chocolate mason jar
While snacks bought in stores are always yummy, handmade presents are personal and meaningful since you spent the time making it yourself. Simply assemble the ingredients layer by layer from this recipe by food blogger, Liz Fourez. Attach the cards that include the ingredients and instructions as to how to serve the drink to a ribbon and tie it around a mason jar. Your partner will adore you for the effort that you put into creating this for him/her.
Recipe and link to print the tags are available here.