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.

154 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Making a cream out of the stalks means that every mouthful of pasta will have a delicious taste of asparagus

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Splash out on some rich game meat for two, then serve seared to your liking with a deep fruity sauce

40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
More effort
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

The dryness of your chosen fizz works well with the delicate sweetness of this impressive posset

15 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Bashing tomatoes, chilli, sugar and shallots together in a pestle and mortar helps to bring out the flavours for a delicious no-cook pasta sauce. Make it more indulgent with creamy burrata cheese

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
20 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Learn how to make this classic coffee cocktail. Our easy recipe uses freshly brewed espresso, a dash of coffee liqueur and a simple sugar syrup.

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These simple and speedy antipasti-friendly toasts are perfect for when you want to spend less time in the kitchen and more with your guest

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Silky smooth chocolate ganache, with crisp ciabatta toasts and a sprinkle of sea salt makes for a quick, chic, ultra-indulgent dinner party dessert

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make a parcel from baking parchment and let your fish steam to perfection while infusing with garlic, ginger, chilli and lime

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

With a drizzle of lightly salted almond sauce, creamy ricotta and fruit and nut bread, these strawberries deserve a spot on your weekend brunch menu

10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of this turnip-like vegetable by stir-frying the green leaves and pickling the veg - serve with rich Asian-spiced meat

55 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This simple, Asian-inspired fish and fried noodle dish makes a perfect casual, mid-week supper

30 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Like French 'boulangère' potatoes, roasting your meat on top of your spuds means they soak up the flavoursome juices

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Baste your fish in brown butter then steam with shellfish, peas, cider and zesty lemon

25 mins
More effort
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Buttery new Jerseys, fresh salty samphire and delicate fish are like spring on a plate - add some shellfish and you're in for a feast

35 mins
Easy
12 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A light fish dish with new potatoes, topped with a poached egg and cream sauce - suitable for brunch, lunch or dinner

35 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Swap the berries of an Eton mess with banana, and turn the traditional cream dessert into a banoffee-like treat

25 mins
More effort
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Serve beef rib meat at least medium-rare, if not medium, to cook the fat running through it. This gives the meat lots of flavour – great with a red wine sauce

15 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Serve long-stemmed broccoli and Asian pak choi with sesame sushi rice and a miso ginger dressing

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
9 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Rustle up a luxurious, romantic (and speedy!) starter for two with fresh scallops, prawns and hot chilli

15 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Pick up a lean rack of lamb to really impress when cooking a romantic meal for two - serve with fruity Moroccan flavours

20 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A perfect snack, starter or side dish of nutty, crisp asparagus spears with a buttery glaze

11 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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