6 Romantic Valentine's Day recipes

6 Romantic Valentine's Day recipes

This Valentine's Day, channel your inner culinary Cupid and impress your date with one of these romantic recipes! Or go one step further and prepare an entire Valentine's Day meal by choosing a starter, main and healthy dessert. 


Tomato and basil bruschetta 

This classic recipe is always a good choice. The bruschetta is quick to put together and offers beautiful fresh flavours. Choose a freshly baked bread loaf to really take it to the next level. 

Recipe: Tomato and basil bruschetta 

Tomato, basil and chilli steamed mussels 

Get steamy this Valentine's Day with some steamed mussels! Mussels are said to be an aphrodisiac, so what better way to start your special dinner. The tomato and basil keep the flavours of this dish fresh, while the chilli gives it just the right amount of kick.  

Recipe:🔒 Tomato, basil and chilli steamed mussels (member exclusive recipe)


Peppered steak with balsamic mushroom sauce & steamed greens

This quick and easy dinner recipe is ideal for Valentine's Day. Minimal prep and cook time means less time in the kitchen and more time with your date. Plus, the results are so tasty that you're sure to impress! 

Recipe: Peppered steak with balsamic mushroom sauce & steamed greens 

Beef and vegetable meatballs with spaghetti

Spaghetti and meatballs is a classic romantic recipe. This hearty meal is best served with a small glass of red wine, a few candles and your favourite love songs playing in the background. We'll leave it up to you to recreate the famous spaghetti scene from Lady & the Tramp.  

Recipe:🔒 Beef and vegetable meatballs with spaghetti (member exclusive recipe)


Apple & rhubarb crumble 

Perfect to make ahead of time, this crumble recipe looks impressive and tastes even better. Serve with some yoghurt or custard for extra deliciousness! 

Recipe: Apple & rhubarb crumble

Double-choc raspberry brownies 

Nothing says Valentine's Day more than double chocolate! These brownies are a perfect way to end a romantic dinner. You could even get creative with the placement of the raspberries on top; try a love heart, or even your date's name!

Recipe: Double-choc raspberry brownies

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