Like it or lump it, Valentine's day is fast approaching and everywhere you go there are cards, hearts, silly teddies, and a whole bunch of corniness. Even those opposed to festive annual events will admit that the food side of things is the silver lining to it all. Seasonal treats to get you through all those obligations. These heart shaped foods are just the ticket for those keen to celebrate or commiserate over the lovey dovey period.
Although slightly on the naff side, the annual celebration of all things romantic is believed by some historians to have surprising historical roots. As Bustle reports, way back when, the Romans used to celebrate Lupercalia which was a festival to encourage fertility and appease the gods. During these festivities there would be a plethora of hedonistic behaviours like sacrificing animals, getting naked, and (to put it politely) getting jiggy with it.
So why not be more Roman (apart from the sacrificing stuff, please don't do that) and go for a hedonistic Valentine's that's all parties, sex, fun times, and delicious food. Whether all of the above are with another, with a group, or on your tod (no judgement) — here's a list of heart shaped foods that will make your Lupercalia super.