Wine and Dine your Love with these Valentine’s Dinner Ideas
Impress your date, treat your partner, or go all out and do a dinner party for friends. This is our choice of Valentine’s dinner ideas to help you make a splash during the month of love.
Valentine’s Dinner Ideas to get you cooking
Kickstart your meal the right way – with plenty of flavour!
Crispy Haloumi in Phyllo
No one can resist a crisp pastry-wrapped starter…yum!
WONTON CUPS WITH TUNA TARTARE, AVO AND WASABI MAYONNAISE
Add some Asian flavour to your menu with these wonton cups. A really simple but pretty, canapé packed with so many delicious flavours.
If you are out to impress and are feeling adventurous, recreate Chef Rudi Liebenberg’s revamp of the classic avo ritz. When you present this to your dining partner there will be a gasp of awe!
Beef Carpaccio with Goats Cheese
This is a deliciously fresh dish dressed with grapefruit mustard dressing. It requires very little cooking but has plenty of flavour
Courgette Mint and Feta Tarts
The most delectable vegetarian tart, perfect for a starter or side dish. Super easy to make, and super delicious to eat.
MISO-GLAZED AUBERGINES WITH VEGAN MISO MAYO
Wow your significant other with this amazing vegan starter! These miso-glazed aubergines with guacamole are a total gamechanger.
The main attraction…
Go big or go home with these tasty mains ideas.
Sesame Crusted Hake with Greens
If your date is still detoxing from January, this light meal will be a treat without busting the diet!
Grilled Lamb Fillet with Baba Ghanoush and Pomegranate Jewels
This dish will impress with its Middle Eastern flavours, the pomegranate arils add a pop of red and a sweet Valentine-sy feel.
Black Squid Ink Pasta with Oyster Carbonara Sauce
This is the recipe that will show your culinary prowess and will help woo your date with the aphrodisiac qualities of oysters. It’s a win-win!
Sweet & Sticky Ribs
Who can resist the sweet, salty, spicy Asian flavours of ribs falling off the bone.
ONION, OLIVE AND GOAT’S CHEESE TART
Simple, delicious, and beautiful. We promise your partner will be impressed!
BEETROOT RAVIOLI WITH BROWN BUTTER AND POPPY SEEDS
Nothing says ‘I love you’ like homemade ravioli. These little pockets of perfection are filled with beetroot and ricotta and smothered in brown butter sauce – perfection!
Stylish sweets to swoon over…
You simply have to have something sweet and sultry to end a Valentine’s meal. These ought to do the trick.
This is the recipe that is set to impress, it may take some skill to get it right, but the results will be so worth it!
Triple Layer Naked Mousse Cake
This is every mousse lovers dream cake, three layers of light, fluffy decadence!
Chocolate & Espresso Filled Domes
A chocolate Bavarian mousse, filled with a white chocolate and coffee cremeaux, with a sticky hazelnut brownie biscuit – what’s not to love?
Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding
Because at the end of the day we all need a little self-love.
OLIVE OIL CHOCOLATE TORTE WITH MASCARPONE & SEASONAL BERRIES
Chocolate is apparently an aphrodisiac so why not take full advantage of that on Valentine’s Day. This torte is luscious and has a fudgy texture, it’s also surprisingly easy to make.
BAKED CARROT CAKE DOUGHNUTS
Who doesn’t love doughnuts? This twist on a classic doughnut is the perfect activity for you and your loved on this Valentine’s Day.
BLACK FOREST ROULADE
Kicking it old school with this beautiful roulade. Fresh cherries add such a nice, sweet touch to the dessert but sour cherries add a lovely fresh tart note. Dealers choice!
LEMON CURD CRÈME BRÛLÉE
A twist on a classic French dessert. This dessert is sure to impress your loved one!
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