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Valentine’s on a budget can still be Romantic

February 11th 2016
By: Natasha

• If you have an open fire then you could always create a romantic setting and buy all of your favourite food items and have a picnic in front of it.

• Turn off the technology – no phones, no computers, no TV, just you and your partner.

• Create a play list of memorable songs, the ones you associate with the time you first met, an engagement, and so fourth.

• Both choose a poem and read it to each other, or if you are feeling creative write your own.

• Recreate your first date, whether it was ice-skating, walking or meeting at a pub.

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Eating in…

The LoveFoodHateWaste website have this lovely vegetarian recipe, which is quick and easy to make – Valentine’s Warner’s Tomatoes with Dijon mustard and cream on toast.

You will need

4 good fat ripe tomatoes

a little red wine vinegar

3 teaspoons demerara sugar

flaked sea salt and black pepper

1 tablespoon thyme leaves

30g butter, plus extra for spreading on the toast

2 slices of good wholemeal bread

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

2 tablespoons good double cream

chopped tarragon (optional)

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