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Valentine’s Day Made Easy with Macknade

As doors to our favourite eateries are shut, it’s time to roll up your sleeves, dig out an apron and cook something extraordinary for your loved one this 14th February.

If you’re not that confident in the kitchen, fear not, help is at hand! Kent’s favourite foodie haven Macknade is ready to supply you with a do-it-yourself, easy to recreate restaurant-quality meal for two, at home this Valentine’s Day, starting from £40.

Fresh ingredients and a recipe devised by Macknade’s expert chefs for the pasta option

Macknade’s team of chefs have created three custom Valentine’s Recipe Boxes, with an option for meat lovers, fish fanatics or veg-lovers alike. Impress your other half with a homecooked meal using seasonal, local ingredients hand-selected by Macknade, expertly paired with a bottle of wine included in the price. All boxes come with fresh ingredients and an easy-to-follow recipe. To complete your romantic meal at home, there is the option of adding a cheeseboard or dessert.

Fresh ingredients and a recipe devised by Macknade’s expert chefs for the fish option

Macknade’s in-house florist Katie Cobb is also on hand to create a stunning bouquet to be collected or delivered with your recipe box. Simply choose from three sizes when you place your order.

Flower’s from Macknade’s in house florist Katy Cobb-pictured is the large Valentine’s bouquet

If you really want to go all out, you can also select a bottle of Kentish sparkling wine to start the evening. For those that would like to send a Valentine’s Gift to someone far away, please take a look at the hampers available to order online at macknade.com which can be delivered nationwide. From pampering to gin tasting hampers, there is something for everyone.

To order your Valentine’s Recipe Box from Macknade simply place your order here, by 10th February. Your custom Valentine’s Recipe Box can be collected from Macknade in Faversham or Macknade Elwick Place from 12th to 14th February 2021. Delivery is currently available to Faversham, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Canterbury, Sittingbourne and Ashford for a charge of £5.

The team at Macknade are delighted to announce they have been shortlisted for the 2021 Farm Shop & Deli Awards, in partnership with The Grocer. These awards celebrate specialist retailers from across the UK in recognition of their commitment shown to customers, community, staff & suppliers this year. The winners will be revealed on Monday 5th July 2021.


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