Krispy Kreme Valentine’s doghnuts

The folk at Krispy Kreme are getting all loved up for Valentine’s Day. They’ve created some tasty new cheesecake flavours for some ultra-cute heart-shaped doughnuts. Until February 20, choose from decadent white chocolate-topped and raspberry cheesecake-filled or a double Belgian chocolate cheesecake. Buy one for £1.60, or be a pair of total fatties and get a dozen for £9.95.

Molecular Mixology

Get insider drink-mixing knowledge with the Heston Blumenthal of the alcohol world, Tony Conigliaro (below). The Beefeater 24 Science of Love Molecular Masterclass is at The Drinks Factory in Angel on February 18, and focuses on Valentine’s Day recipes and classic cocktails. It’s also free. Register from February 10 by emailing – so be quick to snap up the 15 coveted spaces.

Boozy Valentine’s gifts

Don’t want to settle for flowers and teddy bears this V-Day? Get down to the Vom Fass counter in Selfridges and get your beau or belle something you know they’ll use – personalised booze. Buy premium quality spirits (or oils and vinegars, if they’re more of
a foodie) in your choice of bottle, then write your own personal message on the gift. Get gold-laced vodka in a high-heel or vintage whisky stackable bottles. Prices start at £13.