Missed out on a reservation for your favourite restaurant this Valentine’s Day? If the answer is yes, we may have the solution to spark up the romance from home.
Whether you consider yourself a food connoisseur or claim you simply ‘can’t cook’, we’ve created a three-course Valentine’s Day inspired menu that you can easily create from the comfort of your own kitchen.
Each course also includes options aplenty to cater for the vegetarians, the Italian lovers, the health-conscious and everyone in between and ranges from casual eats to more sophisticated fare. So enlist your significant other in the culinary creations, take the good plates out of retirement or pack up the picnic basket and enjoy a tasty home-cooked banquet together this Valentine’s Day.
Hangry is the coin termed for describing the unpleasant mixture of emotions between being hungry and angry and is best to avoid during your Valentine’s Day three-course meal from home. Cue the entrée. The fabulous prelude to the main event that tides you over while you wait.
Thinking of a simple serve-up? Try our quick and easy Camembert with Honey Figs and Walnuts. For the Italian-lovers (or anyone, really) it’s hard to go past the simple, yet delicious Arancini Ball, or really impress with fresh Nicoise Swordfish Skewers or a Zesty Carpaccio Salad. Delish!
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Miguel Maestre's Nicoise Swordfish Skewers
Salad with Carpaccio
Camembert with Honey Figs and Walnuts
The main, while it is the star of your menu, doesn’t have to be difficult! We’ve come up with some fresh and fast meals options like Succulent Roast Chicken Breast and Polenta or an always-satisfying pasta dish like our Artichoke and Tomato Linguine.
If you’re feeling adventurous however, why not put your culinary skills to the test with a Bouillabaisse or Harissa Lamb and Baba Ganoush, both created carefully by Miguel Maestre.
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Bouillabaisse by Miguel Maestre
Harissa Lamb And Baba Ganoush By Miguel Maestre
Artichoke and Tomato Linguine
Polenta with Chicken Breasts
Complement your main dish with a fresh and vibrant salad, sourced straight from your local green grocer. Gone are the days of the everyday garden salad, we’ve come up with some salad selections that’ll pair perfectly with the main event. Try our Greek Potato Salad with Red Onions and Feta, a great accompaniment to the Harissa Lamb. A crunchy Waldorf Salad complete with pecans and yoghurt dressing or Hummus and Tabbouleh, who thought the simple salad could be so delicious!
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Hummus and Tabbouleh
Greek potato salad with red onions and feta
No Valentine’s Day banquet would be complete without an indulgent and quite frankly, well-deserved dessert to satisfy those late-evening sweet cravings. A simple Tiramisu in a Glass or Chocolate Truffles are an easy way to sweeten the deal, or create a dessert fit for a king or queen with Miguel’s Eton Mess or Blueberry Ice Cream Sandwiches trickled with caramel.
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Miguel's Eton Mess
Chocolate truffles, sprinkled with cocoa powder
Blueberry ice cream sandwiches with caramel wafers
Tiramisu in a Glass
Fancy yourself a movie buff? Don’t forget to check out our Valentine’s Day menu ideas inspired by the silver screen. No reservations are needed for this blockbuster banquet! Check out the article here.
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