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Discover romantic recipes for two, including indulgent brunch dishes, starters, main courses and desserts.

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  • Crab & asparagus pappardelle served on a plate

    Crab & asparagus pappardelle

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.23 ratings

    Crab is so good to serve in the spring – combined with fresh egg pappardelle and asparagus, it makes a stunning seasonal dish. Pair it with a rocket salad

  • Special seafood & saffron pasta

    Special seafood & saffron pasta

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.12 ratings

    Mussels, scallops and king prawns make this shellfish supper for two a real treat - it works just as well with spaghetti or linguini

  • Steak & aubergine salad served on an oval plate

    Steak & aubergine salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    Rustle up this protein-packed salad in just 25 minutes. Made with sirloin steak, fried aubergine and feta in a zesty dressing, it makes a great summer dish

  • Two blackberry & lemon fools served in small glasses

    Blackberry & lemon fool

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.12 ratings

    Create this delicious pudding in just 10 minutes, then pop it in the fridge. Serve in glasses and garnish with fresh blackberries for an elegant summer dessert

  • Braised ox cheek wellingtons with peppercorn gravy

    Braised ox cheek wellingtons with peppercorn gravy

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.14 ratings

    Crisp puff pastry covers tender meat in these individual wellingtons – the ultimate main course for a romantic Valentine's Day meal for two

  • Aubergine curry with lamb cutlets

    Aubergine curry with lamb cutlets

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.21 ratings

    A showstopping family curry, perfect for a special occasion. Pair the chunky spiced aubergine and turmeric-coated lamb cutlets with rice and cooling yogurt

  • Lentil salad with feta and tomatoes on plate

    Mango chutney baked feta with lentils

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.29 ratings

    Pack in three of your 5-a-day with a baked feta and lentil salad, using mango chutney as a glaze for the cheese. An easy veggie supper for two

  • Thai-style steamed fish

    Thai-style steamed fish

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.213 ratings

    Serve with Thai jasmine rice for a flavour-packed low-fat meal

  • Lamb with warm potato & olive salad

    Lamb with warm potato & olive salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This restaurant-standard dish is simple to make but worthy of any dinner party. Cooking the lamb this way stops it drying out and gives it a subtle flavour

  • Steak and chips on plate with cutlery

    Rump steak

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Try our perfect method for cooking a simple rump steak with these easy, foolproof steps. Serve with golden brown chips for an indulgent dinner for two

  • Next level spaghetti carbonara served in bowls

    Next level spaghetti carbonara

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.45 ratings

    Make the ultimate spaghetti carbonara with a creamy hollandaise-style sauce and crisp pancetta or guanciale. You can also mix in an egg yolk at the end

  • Stout-braised steak with stacked chips

    Stout-braised steak with stacked chips

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.12 ratings

    Shin of beef is a flavoursome cut that becomes really tender when slow cooked. Add more gutsy flavour with beer, horseradish and shallots

  • Spicy clam & kale linguine

    Spicy clam & kale linguine

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    This easy seafood linguine is the perfect dish to celebrate the start of the weekend. Who could resist clams, kale and an indulgent white wine sauce?

  • Tender roast duck with citrus & carrots

    Tender roast duck with citrus & carrots

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.14 ratings

    Buying ready-prepared duck confit makes this luxurious meal for two really simple. Try it served with mashed potatoes and watercress

  • A fondue skewer covered in chocolate alongside a strawberry and shortbread finger

    Boozy chocolate fondue

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make an easy, decadent dessert of chocolate fondue spiked with alcohol. Ideal for Valentine's Day. Buy strawberries, marshmallows and shortbread for dipping

  • Simple salmon with spring pasta

    Simple salmon with spring pasta

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

    Asparagus, peas and broad beans are all natural partners for fish, make them more indulgent with creamy tarragon pasta

  • Two bowls of vegan ramen with chopsticks

    Vegan ramen

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.59 ratings

    Enjoy this vegan ramen for a tasty midweek meal in just 25 minutes. Dried mushrooms and miso paste give the broth plenty of umami flavour

  • Chorizo & kale hash with a fried egg

    Chorizo & kale hash with a fried egg

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.32 ratings

    Serve up brunch with a bang - this pan-fried potato hash with Spanish sausage and earthy greens will start the day on the best possible foot

  • Sticky pear tarts with Roquefort cream 2016

    Sticky pear tarts with Roquefort cream

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    We've combined your cheese and dessert courses into one delicious, stunning tart - and believe us, the sweet peaches and punchy cheese works a treat

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