By Cameron Rigg, Product Developer and Ryan Slater, Junior Buyer
It’s the season of love at Co-op. With Valentine’s Day just round the corner, we’ve a few ideas on how you can celebrate and show your loved one how much you care about them.
Valentine’s with kisses
If you prefer a relaxed Valentine’s, or if you only have a few hours after the kids have gone to bed, we’ve a selection of lovely gifts that are just perfect for your sweetheart.
- Share the love with our delicious Valentine’s heart chocolates, only £1 for 8 chocolates (or 80p with Member Discount)
- Enjoy our delicious Irresistible Prosecco for just £8 (£6.40 with Member Discount)
- Say I love you and adore you with a beautiful bouquet of a dozen Fairtrade Red Roses for £10 (£8 with Member Discount)
Or maybe you’d like to create some magic and fireworks with our three-course dinner of love for just £15
This is the biggest and one of the most mouth-watering meal deals we’ve ever done. Available today until 16 February, you can get a starter, main, side, dessert and drink for only £15 or £12 with a soft drink*.
We’ve worked hard to curate a special menu that’ll accommodate all types of diets, taste buds and moods to help you treat your loved one to a romantic dinner for two.
- Co-op Irresistible Smoked Salmon Mousse Pots – with a cucumber sauce centre and garnished with our award-winning beech and oak smoked salmon
- Co-op Irresistible Breaded Cornish Camemberts with Redcurrant Dip (V) – creamy camembert cheese in a crisp poppy seed crumb with a redcurrant dip
- Co-op Irresistible Antipasti Platter – a selection of rich, spicy chorizo and classic Napoli salami with pimento stuffed olives
- Co-op Irresistible Slow Roasted Tomato & Vegetable Tarts (VG) – sundried tomato and basil tarts with layers of courgette, piquillo and yellow peppers and slow roasted tomato
- Co-op Irresistible Chorizo Arancini – Cam’s recommendation; filled with creamy, melting manchego cheese, bechamel sauce and grilled peppers
- Co-op Irresistible Hereford Steaks with Peppercorn Butter – aged for 28 days for tenderness and flavour
- Co-op Irresistible Salmon en Croute – Cam’s recommendation; salmon and king prawns in a rich, creamy cheddar and champagne sauce, wrapped in butter puff pastry
- Co-op Chicken & Pancetta Melt – chicken breasts wrapped in pancetta, topped with a creamy soft cheese, tomato & basil melt and a parmesan ciabatta crumb
- Co-op Irresistible Vegetable Bolognese Conchiglioni Bake (VG) – giant conchiglioni pasta in a sun-dried tomato and basil ragu with chargrilled vegetables and a thyme pangrattato
- Co-op Irresistible Luxury Lasagne al Forno – rich beef ragu layered with free range egg pasta sheets and topped with a hearty and comforting bechamel sauce
- Co-op Irresistible Margherita Pizza (V) – our authentic sourdough base, topped with Italian San Marzano tomato sauce, fior di latter, jewel tomatoes and pesto
- Co-op Irresistible Thick Cut Chunky Chips (VG) – crisp and fluffy thick cut chips
- Co-op Irresistible Asparagus & Tenderstem Broccoli Medley (V) – with fine green beans, red kale and a cracked black pepper & sea salt butter
- Co-op Irresistible Dauphinoise Potatoes – sliced potatoes in a double cream, emmental and garlic sauce topped with gruyere cheese
- Co-op Irresistible Buttered Mashed Potato (V) – smooth, fluffy mashed potato made with double cream and butter
- Co-op Irresistible Mature Cheddar & Balsamic Onion Flatbread (V) – slow fermented dough flatbread topped with Somerset mature cheddar, garlic and balsamic onion
- Co-op Irresistible Pea Shoot & China Rose Salad (VG) – Cam’s recommendation; a mix of pea shoots, lamb lettuce and spinach with peppery china rose and purple radish cress
- Co-op Irresistible Melt in the Middle Chocolate Putting (V) – deliciously moist, with a rich Belgian chocolate sauce centre
- Co-op Irresistible Raspberry Panna Cotta – smooth and silky with a hint of vanilla and a layer of raspberry compote
- Co-op Irresistible Sticky Toffee Pudding (V) – all-butter date sponge with a luxurious and indulgent sticky toffee sauce topped with soft dates
- Co-op Irresistible Belgian Chocolate & Orange Tortes – Cam’s recommendation; chocolate and orange cheesecake with chocolate sponge layers and a dark chocolate ganache
- Co-op Irresistible Dark Chocolate & Sour Cherry Brownies (VG) – rich dark chocolate and sour cherry brownies finished with a gold chocolate lustre and a dark chocolate drizzle
- Co-op Irresistible Rioja Crianza
- Co-op Irresistible Prosecco (VG)
- Co-op Irresistible Rose Prosecco (VG)
- Co-op Irresistible Marlborough Pinot Grigio (V)
- Co-op Irresistible Sparkling Elderflower Presse (VG)
- Co-op Irresistible Sparkling Lime & Mint Presse (VG)
- Diet Coke or Coke Zero
There’s so much to choose from and everything’s mix and match, so pick your favourite menu for the perfect night in.
Even better, if you’re a colleague member, you can get your Valentine’s meal deal for just £12 (or £10.60 with a soft drink) with your member discount.
Cams’ developer recommendation is; Chorizo Arancini, followed by Salmon En Croute with Pea Shoot and China Rose Salad, to finish Belgian Chocolate & Orange Tortes and of course our Irresistible Prosecco!
How about making the magic yourself
If you want a more personal touch to your night in together, we also have a wonderful range of recipes of love you can try here: https://www.coop.co.uk/recipes/valentines-day
You could even tackle your own three course menu to rival our meal deal!
Whether you’re perfectly planned, or you leave it to the last minute, we have everything you need for a perfect Valentine’s Day.
*T&Cs: £15 offer valid when purchasing 1 starter + 1 main + 1 side + 1 dessert + 1 drink (excluding Scotland). £12 offer valid when purchasing 1 starter + 1 main + 1 side + 1 dessert + 1 soft drink (including Scotland). From the meal for two range in a single transaction. See shelf for details. Subject to availability. Varieties as stocked. Offer available 10 – 16 February 2021.