Valentine's Day recipes

From make-ahead dishes to recipes for two to romantic breakfast ideas – we have your Valentine’s Day recipes covered.

If you need help with planning a Valentine’s menu, we’ve put together this page on the ultimate Valentine’s menu.

After all, food is the way to the heart…

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Roast sea bream with fennel, sourdough and preserved lemons

Dinner ideas for two

Roast sea bream with fennel, sourdough and preserved...

Classic fresh flavours combine forces in a fish dish that’s simple to prepare and quick...

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Egg-in-a-hole with bacon and avocado

Valentine's Day recipes

Egg-in-a-hole with bacon and avocado

Valentine’s Day is a fine excuse to cook something great-tasting, fun and quirky for someone...

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Hazelnut and cinnamon-swirl cheesecake

Cheesecake recipes

Hazelnut and cinnamon-swirl cheesecake

Behold, this beauty of a cheesecake! But it’s not just about good looks, this dessert...

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Red wine spaghetti with tomato and goat’s cheese

Quick pasta recipes

Red wine spaghetti with tomato and goat’s cheese

At a restaurant in Sardinia, we tried a dish in which the pasta was cooked...

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Apple, rose and pistachio tarts

Sweet tart recipes

Apple, rose and pistachio tarts

”If you’re planning a romantic feast for two, this is a fine way to round...

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Roast duck breasts with agen prunes and armagnac

Duck recipes

Roast duck breasts with agen prunes and armagnac

Learn how to roast duck breasts in this impressive (yet achievable) dinner recipe from chef...

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Steamed mussels with curry, leeks and saffron cream

Mussel recipes

Steamed mussels with curry, leeks and saffron cream

This recipe, known as mouclade in France, is traditionally made with shallots, white wine and...

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Easy steak, chips and salad with cheat’s béarnaise dressing

Valentine's Day recipes

Easy steak, chips and salad with cheat’s béarnaise...

Creamy béarnaise drizzled over tender steak is a great choice for a mid-week supper. Rustle...

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Boneless rib-eye steak with béarnaise sauce

Steak recipes

Boneless rib-eye steak with béarnaise sauce

A classic steak recipe served with a brilliant béarnaise. This recipe comes from chef Simon...

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Rib steak with pesto hollandaise and skinny oven chips

November seasonal recipes

Rib steak with pesto hollandaise and skinny oven...

Make the start of the weekend worth the wait with our maximum-pleasure, minimum-fuss take on...

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Lingonberry and orange cheesecake with a gingersnap crust

Cheesecake recipes

Lingonberry and orange cheesecake with a gingersnap crust

This beauty, from the crunchy, gingery base to the creamy, orangey topping, is a treat....

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Love Cake

Valentine's Day recipes

Love Cake

This cake is by Paul Allam and David McGuinness, authors of the Bourke Street Bakery...

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Molten-middle Lindor fondants

Dark chocolate recipes

Molten-middle Lindor fondants

Break open these hot chocolate fondants to reveal a luscious puddle of melted white Lindor...

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Roasted pear and blue cheese soufflé

Dinner ideas for two

Roasted pear and blue cheese soufflé

Sweet roasted pears complement the salty melted blue cheese in this savoury soufflé recipes. Serve...

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Duck ragù with spinach pasta

November seasonal recipes

Duck ragù with spinach pasta

Inspired by Italy’s Veneto region Antonio Favuzzi created his own twist on the traditional duck...

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Onglet steak with watercress butter and shoestring potatoes

Best of British recipes

Onglet steak with watercress butter and shoestring potatoes

Perfectly cooked steak is taken to the next level with a side of shoestring potatoes...

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Chocolate fondants with salted caramel sauce

Valentine's Day recipes

Chocolate fondants with salted caramel sauce

Molten lava chocolate fondants are served with a silky salted caramel sauce, chantilly cream and...

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Nectarine rose tart

Make-ahead summer dessert recipes

Nectarine rose tart

Gorgeous to look at and even better to eat – this beautiful nectarine tart recipe...

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Linguine with saffron, roasted garlic, herb butter and hazelnuts

Easy dinner party mains

Linguine with saffron, roasted garlic, herb butter and...

Fresh linguine coated in garlic and herb butter and topped with crunchy roasted hazelnuts makes...

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Garlic and oloroso clams

Clam recipes

Garlic and oloroso clams

Crusty bread is essential for mopping up the sauce when you’re digging in to these...

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Crumpets

Brunch recipes

Crumpets

Try our easy crumpet recipe. They taste much better than the shop-bought ones and take...

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Rick Stein’s la mouclade

Mussel recipes

Rick Stein’s la mouclade

Rick Stein’s mussels dish, a famous recipe from La Rochelle on the west coast of...

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Pan-fried lemon sole with caper sauce and lentils

Valentine's Day recipes

Pan-fried lemon sole with caper sauce and lentils

This lemon sole recipe is elegant enough to serve at your next dinner party but...

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Pork rib chops with garlic and sage calvados sauce

Dinner ideas for two

Pork rib chops with garlic and sage calvados...

This impressive pork rib chop recipe, with calvados sauce, is the perfect romantic meal for...

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