Tag: Valentine’s Day
That special day just for lovers is coming up faster than we can plan for it, but don’t worry! As always, we have you covered with some of our favourite Valentine’s Day treats from around the web! You might not have the biggest sweet tooth, but these are definitely worth sharing with your sweety!
It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re a couple, single, with or without children, with your family or friends, it’s a time to celebrate love. But for those suffering from gastrointestinal problems, it can be a source of stress due to the presence of “trigger” foods, which can turn a beautiful evening into a real nightmare!
The combination of mid-February with love and fertility dates back to ancient times. While in ancient Athens, the period between mid-January to mid-February was called Gamelion month to celebrate the sacred marriage of Zeus and Hera, the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia was celebrated on February 15 to worship Lupercus, the god of fertility.
After dessert and before ‘sleeping’… Have you thought of a small gift for your significant other? How about buying a heart-shaped box in a drugstore or Dollorama and filling it up with Valentine’s Day chocolates that you can make at home with the famous SOSCuisine recipe?
After a drink, romance blossoms. Do you know how to create a striking effect without spending a fortune? By colour-coordinating your table! It’s really very simple and the end result is breathtaking:
With your SOSCuisine Valentine’s Day recipes, you are sure to score a perfect ten. That being said, there may be moments when you have to step back into the kitchen to orchestrate your gastronomic festival. It is important not to leave your Valentine unattended.
Here are some Valentine’s Day ideas for creating an ambience worthy of the greatest romances… A small I-love-you card and a Valentine’s Day gift might always be appreciated but why not opt for originality and responsible spending this year? Your partner will definitely cherish your efforts!
Oysters, chocolate, ginger, seafood, garlic, foie gras, honey… there are tons of foods that are considered aphrodisiacs. However most of these are simply beliefs with unknown origins and whose effectiveness hasn’t been scientifically proven.
Quite a few of you have asked me to plan a special Valentine’s Day menu. I have prepared 2, which are equally mouth-watering, but are quite different nutritionally (calories and fats).
February is not only the month in which Valentine’s Day falls, but also the month during which awareness is raised about the heart and cardiovascular diseases that attack so many of us (the cause of one third of all premature deaths in the population).
If you’re looking for somethig special for your Valentine (and for yourself) and happen to be in Montreal next Friday, Feb 10th, here’s a suggestion: A dinner-concert with opera music and love songs at the TribuTerre bistro 2590 Jarry Est*.