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33 Recipes

Serve up an intimate feast with a decadent meal for two.

Stout-braised steak with stacked chips

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(3 ratings)
Shin of beef is a flavoursome cut that becomes really tender when slow cooked. Add more gutsy flavour with beer, horseradish and shallots
3 hours and 35 minutes
Moderately easy

Tender roast duck with citrus & carrots

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(4 ratings)
Buying ready-prepared duck confit makes this luxurious meal for two really simple. Try it served with mashed potatoes and watercress
1 hour
Easy

Pot-roasted pheasant

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(6 ratings)
Gordon's pheasant dish makes an affordable but smart meal for two
1 hour and 55 minutes
Easy

Buttery chilli prawns

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(3 ratings)
Spicy seafood is a really versatile dish for sharing - make sure there's plenty of bread for the juices
23 minutes
Easy

Goat's cheese chicken with warm lentils & sweet beets

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(19 ratings)
Stuffing and wrapping chicken breasts works brilliantly for entertaining, letting you get most of the work done before any of your guests arrive
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Chermoula-marinated mackerel

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Chermoula is a North African marinade, used to flavour fish. The recipe varies, but this one contains paprika, making in Moroccan
40 minutes
Moderately easy

Roasted wood pigeon on toast

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Cooking game on top of a thick slice of sourdough bread is a lovely rustic way to trap all of the juices. Add herbs and red wine for extra oomph
50 minutes
Moderately easy

Lebanese poussin with spiced aubergine pilaf

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This Middle Eastern-style meal makes a decadent supper for two- serve your young chickens with a spicy and aromatic rice accompaniment
1 hour
Moderately easy

Fettuccine with seared scallops & prosciutto

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Choose fat scallops for this speedy but smart pasta recipe- the ham wrappers will protect the tender shellfish and give an extra savoury hit
25 minutes
Easy

Sherry-braised pork cheeks

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Cook this offcut of pork in a Spanish-inspired sauce of sweet sherry, cumin, paprika, parsley and almonds- it's a great addition to a tapas spread
2 hours and 25 minutes
Easy

Lamb cutlets with pistachio & herb dressing

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Simplicity is key with this romantic dish- it's ready in under 20 minutes so you can spend more time with your guest
18 minutes
Easy

Sweet & sour lentil dhal with grilled aubergine

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(18 ratings)
Spice up supper with this superhealthy recipe that's high in fibre, packed with iron and counts as 4 of your 5-a-day - it's cheap too!
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Sea bass en papillote with Thai flavours

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(3 ratings)
Make a parcel from baking parchment and let your fish steam to perfection while infusing with garlic, ginger, chilli and lime
40 minutes
Easy
Healthy

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