How to put on a Valentine's Day party

    A guide for entertaining a crowd on Valentine's Day.

    Twice-baked cheese souffles

    Valentine's Day isn't just for cosy couples. Gather together your friends and family and cook something special to show them just how much you care. Dashes of love optional.

    Starters for sharing

    Bire and pecan bitesThese Brie & pecan bites are just the thing to to tempt your friends on Valentine's Day.

    Or try...

    Ultimate onion rings with bacon mayo
    Crispy prawns with wasabi mayo & sweet chilli pepper dip 
    Easy mezze plate
    Tomato & mozzarella tart with roast pepper pesto
    Pan-fried scallops with lime & coriander



    Spinach and ricotta sliceThis Spinach & ricotta slice is a great centre piece all will please vegetarians and non-veggies alike.

    Or try...

    Seafood paella
    Spiced carrot & lentil soup
    Spinach & feta cannelloni
    Spiced fish & mussel pie
    British pork cassoulet

    Puds for a crowd

    Self-saucing chocolate puddingA chocoholics dream! Serve this self-saucing chocolate pudding and watch is disappear...

    Or try...

    Squidgy chocolate pear pudding
    Gales blackberry & apple pie
    Raspberry cranachan trifle 
    Rhubarb steamed pudding
    Sheridan's cream sticky pudding

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