You can now buy heart-shaped cucumbers and 'love pizza' for Valentine's Day

Tuesday, 11th February 2020, 2:25 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th February 2020, 2:26 pm

Home of the now infamous 'love sausage', Marks and Spencer has added two new products to its Valentine's Day range.

In what is being called a "world first", the supermarket is now offering an exclusive heart-shaped cucumber or 'love cue', which is available to buy in stores and priced at £1.

On top of that, customers can also treat their other halves to a heart-shaped 'Pizza My Heart' pizza.

The 'love cue'

Creating a heart shape when sliced, the new love cue is a romantic addition to gin and tonics, salads and sandwiches.

Specially grown on one of the M&S Select Farms in Kent, the vegetables are cultivated in a heart shaped mould for that perfect heart shape when sliced.

Guy Grimshaw, M&S Agronomist said, "Our customers really get into the spirit on Valentine’s Day and love the innovative new products we bring out each year.

"This year it’s not only about the famous Love Sausage… But the new Love Cue is sure to bring a smile to our customers faces. Slice it and add to a G&T and celebrate this Valentine’s Day in style.

"The M&S Love Cue is available in selected stores now – but be warned, once it is gone is gone."

Pizza My Heart

The aptly named Pizza My Heart is a hand-stretched sourdough pizza base - shaped like a heart - which is topped with M&S's famous Italian tomato sauce, creamy Italian mozzarella and sweet, slow roasted Santarella cherry tomatoes.

Jessica Freeman, M&S Pizza Expert said, "We all know a delicious pizza starts with the perfect base. Ours is lovingly made using a live sourdough culture. We let time and temperature do all the work, slow fermenting for more than 50 hours to create the perfect dough.

"Our pizzas are then hand-stretched and baked in our Italian wood fired oven to create a light, bubbly, eggshell crust.

"The Pizza My Heart is then topped with a juicy Italian tomato sauce with basil, olive oil, a little garlic, pearls of traditionally made Italian mozzarella, stretched so it melts into stringy perfection, and outdoor grown Santarella cherry tomatoes from Puglia that are slowly oven roasted and marinated with oregano, garlic and oil. It is almost too good to share."

The Pizza My Heart pizza is available in stores now priced at £5.50.