Two panna cottas with strawberry sauce

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12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Try making this classic Italian dessert with delicate vanilla and a fresh strawberry topping. The perfect light sweet for a chilled summer gathering

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
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this stunning white chocolate dessert to finish off your Sunday roast - sprinkle with freeze-dried raspberry dust to make it extra special

1 hr and 30 mins
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66 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This elegant, gluten-free main is special enough for a dinner party, yet simple and quick to make for no fuss entertaining

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Indulge in chocolate-dipped strawberries for dessert or as part of a romantic picnic. Drizzle over milk and white chocolate for the wow factor

24 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Rough puff pastry, crème pâtissière and fresh raspberries are layered up in this stunning French dessert - perfect for impressing dinner guests

1 hr and 50 mins
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9 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

These picture-perfect sweet treats make a gorgeous gift for someone special

50 mins
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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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11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sweet and salty, this decadent dessert is served in individual pots, with a caramel puddle at the base and a creamy panna cotta topping

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This fruity vodka cocktail for two is perfect for a romantic Valentine's meal - float half a passion fruit on top for an extra special touch

5 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Get ahead for a dinner party or celebration with this indulgent, fruity cake which can be frozen for up to 2 months

1 hr and 25 mins
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0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Former restaurant chef Barney shows how to carve a small game bird - serve it with eggs and a salad, bistro-style

50 mins
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49 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A steak and ale pie is a comforting classic - this version has suet pastry and a dark rich gravy

5 hrs
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8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A loving spoonful in the form of delicious heart-shaped French toasts with a sweet chocolatey filling

10 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Team the bold flavours of mussels and chorizo with mellow cannellini beans and cavolo nero for a tasty, light meal. Ideal for a romantic evening

25 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
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
8 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A simple and quick scone recipe that has a great sweet finish - the crunchy sugar top adds texture too

32 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Treat your guests to a decadent restaurant-style main course for a third of the price

1 hr and 30 mins
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7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These make-ahead puds are easy, but look glamorous

35 mins
Easy
31 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's easy biscuits taste as good as they look and make an ideal Valentine's Day gift

30 mins
Easy
96 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These decorative cupcakes make the perfect centrepiece for a wedding or christening, or a lovely gift

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These are sort of deconstructed Beef Wellingtons, but the result is much lighter and crisper

55 mins
Easy
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