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44 Recipes

Food of love - romantic recipes for you to share.

Beef & beer pie

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(17 ratings)
A steak and ale pie is a comforting classic - this version has suet pastry and a dark rich gravy
5 hours
Moderately easy

Sweetheart choc & hazelnut sandwiches

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(7 ratings)
A loving spoonful in the form of delicious heart-shaped French toasts with a sweet chocolatey filling
10 minutes
Easy

Sugared scones

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(5 ratings)
A simple and quick scone recipe that has a great sweet finish - the crunchy sugar top adds texture too
32 minutes
Easy

Passion cake

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(8 ratings)
Bake Sarah Cook's scrumptious triple-layer cake for someone you love this Valentine's Day
1 hour and 25 minutes
Moderately easy

Cherry shortbread hearts

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(24 ratings)
James Martin's easy biscuits taste as good as they look and make an ideal Valentine's Day gift
30 minutes
Easy

Romantic rose cupcakes

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(85 ratings)
These decorative cupcakes make the perfect centrepiece for a wedding or christening, or a lovely gift
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Tia Maria & chocolate creams

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(6 ratings)
Just a few spoonfuls of this rich and creamy make-ahead dessert are all you need to end the meal with a flourish without overdoing it
22 minutes
Easy

Steak with mushroom puff tartlets

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(21 ratings)
These are sort of deconstructed Beef Wellingtons, but the result is much lighter and crisper
55 minutes
Easy

Tiramisu with honeycomb crunch

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(8 ratings)
The perfect Valentine's dessert, best made ahead to give the flavours time to mingle
40 minutes
Moderately easy

Treacle tart hearts

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(7 ratings)
Make a sweet heart for your sweetheart - it doesn't matter if it's Valentine's Day or not
45 minutes
Moderately easy

Griddled langoustines with hazelnut butter

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(0 ratings)
Langoustines, or Dublin Bay prawns, make a great starter. You can make this ahead for a fuss-free seafood feast
20 minutes
Easy

Roquefort toasts with peppered pears

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(7 ratings)
Peppering the pears gives the whole thing a little bit of attitude without being overpowering
25 minutes
Easy

Papillote of seafood

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For the ultimate dîner à deux, dip into Jean-Christophe Novelli's dramatic seafood dish
40 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Salmon & leek parcels

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(79 ratings)
Much easier than it looks, once you have mastered this salmon in filo recipe it will be a dinner party favourite
50 minutes
Easy

Melting middle truffles

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(51 ratings)
Get these made and in the freezer up to a month ahead, then simply pull them out when you’re ready
50 minutes
Easy

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