10 recipes couples can enjoy cooking together on Valentine's Day

10 recipes couples can enjoy cooking together on Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day doesn't require you to go out - bring the excitement into the home by cooking the special meal together

Preparing dinner at home for Valentine’s Day can kickstart the romance! Fun romantic dinner ideas for two at home means you’ll be falling deeper in love even before you sit down to eat.

10 romantic dinner ideas for two at home
romantic dinner ideas for two at home

Image | Womens Day

Steak is a staple of Valentine’s Day meals. And it’s no surprise it features here among romantic dinner ideas for two at home. Toss out the usual fries and include nutritious cauliflower. The caper relish adds a zingy kick to the dish that also adds some spice in the bedroom.

2. Eggy in a basket
romantic dinner ideas for two at home

Image | Hello Fresh

Who said breakfast meals can’t be eaten for dinner?  Easy romantic dinner ideas for two at home just need to be fun to make and delicious to taste! Delegate cutting the heart and frying between yourselves, and garnish as desired. Recipe by HelloFresh

3. Hoisin Pork Tenderloin
romantic dinner ideas for two at home

Image | Country Living

Keep it Asian with your romantic dinner ideas for two at home with Country Living’s simple recipe. The aromatic rice really enhances the pork with its citrus and sesame marinade. Both lady and gent will

4. Roast Salmon with Truffle Oil and Mushrooms
romantic dinner ideas for two at home

Image | My Life Runs On Food

Salmon is always a refreshing option. And there are no better romantic dinner ideas for two at home than cooking your own salmon to perfection – with truffle oil as well! The recipe by My Life Runs On Food is simple and satisfying for gents and ladies to work together for a synergistic culinary wonder.

5. Eggplant Florentine
romantic dinner ideas for two at home

Image | Purple Carrot

When thinking of romantic dinner ideas for two at home, you can show you really care by factoring in your lover’s lifestyle choices. The fire roasted tomato sauce and toasted ciabatta add some texture and depth of flavour to this vegetarian dish. Couples can follow this recipe by Purple Carrot.

6. Express spaghetti carbonara
romantic dinner ideas for two at home

Image | Delish

Dinner made quick means you can sit down to eat quicker. Which leads to other things post dinner.

Delish’s 20-minute recipe tastes superb. And both pairs of hands can get busy in the kitchen before they wander elsewhere.

7. Crispy Lemon Pepper Chicken
romantic dinner ideas for two at home

Image | Life Made Simple

Turn chicken dinner into a winner. Life Made Simple turn boring old chicken into tangy bites of goodness. Marinated with natural aphrodisiacs like paprika, you can pair with any type of side dish you want! Roast potatoes, rice or veggies, they all marry well together!

8. Shaved Zucchini and Prosciutto Grilled Pizza
romantic dinner ideas for two at home

Image | Good House Keeping

Finger food adds so much fun to Valentine’s Day dinner. And preparation is very hands-on, ramping up the intimacy in anticipation for even saucier antics. Check out Good House Keeping’s recipe.

9. Brown butter scallops with parmesan risotto
romantic dinner ideas for two at home

Image | Pinch of Yum

Italian fare is always reminiscent of fine dining. Pinch of Yum’s recipe helps couples discover the fun of searing scallops beautifully golden. Paired with the creamy risotto, it’s as fun to eat as it is to cook. Plus, scallops are a natural aphrodisiac!

10. HUGE stuffed meatballs
romantic dinner ideas for two at home

Image | Wry Toast

Love cheese? You can make a meatball for the other person and stuff it with whatever you want!! Wry Toast suggests turning the meatball into a giant cheese bomb – we think that’s a great idea!

Written by

Vinnie Wong