Crab and asparagus pappardelle on a plate

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

16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
148 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This super-quick and special recipe for two is bound to become a My Good Food favourite

25 mins
Easy
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11 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
More effort
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
12 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

4 hrs and 15 mins
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14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
12 ratings 2.8 out of 5 star rating

Fry up some fishcakes for an easy supper on busy weeknights. They're full of nutrients from the omega-3 in the salmon and vitamin C in the sweet potato

35 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
204 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
27 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
More effort
12 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

3 hrs and 35 mins
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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?

20 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

You can't go wrong with mussels cooked in white wine. Make your own garlic butter flavoured with herbs and smoked paprika for the toasts, too – it's so easy

16 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Tropical papaya pairs well with beef, prawns or pork in Asian salads. The sweet dressing and crispy onion topping tie the whole recipe together

20 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
38 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
27 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star 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

50 mins
More effort
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up a storecupboard grain with bright fruit and herbs and serve with lamb and a harissa yogurt dressing

30 mins
Easy
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