Whether you're a fan of Valentine's Day or don’t care much for it, there’s no denying that showing someone that you love them is always a good idea. One of the best ways to do that, of course, is through food. Whether you're celebrating the beginnings of a new relationship or you're spending the day with your longtime partner, sharing a meal together can be a great way to express that love.
To help you prepare the perfect meal, here are three dishes you might want to incorporate in your menu. Happy Valentine’s!
Tomato soup with Cupid croutons
Cozy, soothing and on-brand with its tangy red, a tomato soup is a great way to open your romantic dinner. Rather than serving the croutons in bite-sized squares, use a heart-shaped cookie cutter on bread, then toast.
We recommend our very own recipe for it:
Steak au poivre
If you’re after a spicy Valentine’s, a steak with a creamy pepper sauce is just the thing. Here’s a recipe we absolutely swear by.
Spuds, but make them fancy. Perfectly crisp hasselback potatoes go perfectly with a steak, and are set to be easy crowd-pleasers. BBC Good Food has the ultimate recipe for them: