Treat the love of your life to a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner they won’t easily forget!
#1 - Wine Glazed Steak. Easy, succulent, and filling - yet low-carb enough to leave plenty of room for Valentine's Day chocolates. And the perfect excuse to open another bottle of wine!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://sweetteasweetie.com/wine-glazed-steak/
#2 - Herb Crusted Salmon with Goat Cheese Polenta. An healthy and flavourful recipe that tastes like a cheat meal but won't make you feel heavy. So you'll have plenty of energy for other types of romantic after-dinner activities ;)
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.thecookierookie.com/herb-crusted-salmon-goat-cheese-polenta/
#3 - Chicken Cordon Bleu. Know you'll be too busy getting ready for your romantic date to spend time in the kitchen? Whip this together the day before and pop it in the oven on the day…et voila! Romantic dinner ready.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.pinchmeimeating.com/easy-chicken-cordon-bleu/
#4 - Crab Stuffed Whitefish. Thirty minutes it's all you need to create a fish recipe that will fool your loved one into thinking they're dating a natural born chef.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://bamskitchen.com/dietary-restrictions/glutenfree/crab-stuffed-flounder/
#5 - Pistachio-Encrusted Scallops with Champagne Risotto. Admit it, even if you love scallops, you're really only reading this because of the champagne risotto. And trust me, it's really as good an idea as it sounds.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.athoughtforfood.com/pistachio-encrusted-scallops-with-champagne-risotto-and-roasted-asparagus/
#6 - Dijon and Herbs Roasted Lamb Chops. A French-inspired recipe for a day dedicated to all things romantic. Best paired with other French things, like wine and kisses.
Image and recipe courtesy of: https://pinchandswirl.com/dijon-herb-roasted-lamb-chops/
#7 - Oysters Four Ways. No Valentine's Day is complete without some aphrodisiacs - not that your gorgeous self should need any extra help in that department!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://hungryaustralian.com/2013/10/oysters-four-ways/
#8 - Cocoa Rubbe Filets and Twice-Baked Potatoes. Valentine's Day is the one day of the year you can allow youself to have the entire box of chocolates…and while you're at it, put some cocoa on your steak, too!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.dessertfortwo.com/dinner-for-two-cocoa-rubbed-filets-twice-baked-potatoes/
#9 - Tuna Linguine with Lemon and Bottarga. Caviar is so last season - bring in some Bottarga! Fish eggs like you've never seen them before - for those of you feeling adventurous.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://getforkedandfly.com/recipe-squid-ink-linguine-with-tuna-lemon-and-bottarga/
#10 - Pappardelle with Veal Ragù. Remember that cute pasta scene in Lady and the Tramp? This recipe, a checkered tablecloth and a candle is all you need to recreate that romantic moment.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.devorakamadeo.com/blog/pappardelle-veal-ragu
#11 - Slow Cooked Cauliflower Corn Chowder. Is there anything more romantic than a slow cooked, creamy, delicious chowder? I advise playing love songs in the background and stirring together for extra romance.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.jessicagavin.com/slow-cooker-cauliflower-corn-chowder/
#12 - Swiss Cheese Fondue. Comforting, playful, and super easy! A recipe that shows you don't need to spend hours in the kitchen to create an enjoyable romantic meal.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.oliviascuisine.com/swiss-cheese-fondue/
#13 - Beet Pasta with Pistachios and Shallot Butter. Valentine's Day is all about reds and rosés - I meant the colours, not the wine. So why not cook pink pasta, too? And yes, you can definitely have wine with that.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://simpleseasonal.com/recipes/meal-types/entrees/beet-pasta-pistachios-shallot-butter
#14 - Moroccan Style Braised Chicken Couscous. This recipe is for those of you who want a comforting dinner recipe that expresses deep love and devotion. Best served with a dose of snuggling on the couch.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://thecozyapron.com/a-cozy-braise-moroccan-style-braised-chicken-a-warm-embrace-for-the-soul-in-wintertime/
#15 - Four-Cheese Ravioli Hearts with Porcini Mushroom Sauce. Lovey-dovey pasta for two love birds like you and your significant other. And a toast to hoping the honeymoon period will last for as long as you're together!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://traceysculinaryadventures.com/2013/02/homemade-four-cheese-ravioli-hearts-with-porcini-mushroom-sauce.html
#16 - Steak Crêpes with Balsamic Glaze. Transform your Valentine's Day dinner in a 5-star dining experience with these stunning crêpes! So delicious you won't be the only thing your partner will be drooling after.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.halfbakedharvest.com/steak-spinach-mushroom-crepes-balsamic-glaze/
#17 - Miso Braised Pork Belly Noodles. Noodles and pork belly might not be aphrodisiacs, but I wouldn't be making any after-dinner plans if I were you.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://yinandyolk.com/2015/02/05/miso-braised-pork-belly-noodles/
#18 - Classic Osso Buco. Perfect meal for a cold February night! This indulgent Italian recipe is gets right to the heart of anyone that tastes it - they won't be able to resist your culinary charm.
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://manykitchens.com/blogs/many-kitchens/11890809-classic-osso-buco#.WHd8MLFh25Q
#19 - Charred Goat Cheese Queso Fundido. Cheesy deliciousness that is guaranteed to help you find your one true love - because it will take someone VERY special to make you want to share this dish!
Image and recipe courtesy of: http://www.loveisinmytummy.com/2017/01/charred-goat-cheese-queso-fundido.html
#20 - Duck with Plum Sauce and Figs. Going for that wow factor? This dish might seem tricky but the result is spectacular - I guarantee you won't have time to even think about the doing the dishes.
Image and recipe courtesy of: https://hungryaustralian.com/2013/02/duck-with-plum-sauce-figs-for-a-romantic-dinner/#