How to create a quick & easy Valentine's Day menu

    Don't let the idea of a romantic meal stress you out - our Valentine's Day recipe ideas are quick, easy and stylish.

    Mussels with cider, spring onions and cream

    Think it takes too much fuss and fanfare to create a stylish Valentine's meal? It doesn't have to. Try these quick, easy dishes, and save your time and energy for the sweet talk.

    Simple starters

    Parma ham and artichoke dipThis Easy mezze is fast, fabulous and ideal for sharing.

    Or try...

    Prawn & chorizo skewers with gremolata 
    DIY British beef crostini
    Pea & broad bean houmous with goat’s cheese & sourdough
    Salt & pepper squid
    Warm mackerel & beetroot salad

    Easy mains

    Bavette steakJames Martin's super speedy marinated bavette steak has heaps of flavour and stays moist from the marinade.

    Or try...

    Baked sea bass with lemon caper dressing
    Salmon & broccoli cakes with watercress, avocado & tomato salad
    Stuffed chicken with lemon, capers & chilli
    Spaghetti with Spanish flavours
    Steamed mussels with cider, spring onions & cream

    Easy peasy puddings

    Chocolate and berry mousse potsNot only super quick but super healthy too! These chocolate & berry mousse pots tick all the boxes...

    Or try...

    Chocolate & coffee truffle pots
    Pineapple sorbet with fresh mango
    Almond & apricot trifles
    Pink grapefruit, raspberry & mint jellies
    Chocolate & raspberry pots

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