Valentines day

A romantic dinner doesn’t mean you have to spend hours preparing the food and here are a few really great ideas for Valentines day from 2011 and a few 2012 additions.

2012 Valentines day recipe ideas

Valentines day Breakfast Flapjacks or the French Toast (I know the recipe says fathers day, but it’s a winner recipe)

Tuna with Mango Salsa takes just minutes and is really fantastic for those wanting a lighter meal.

Chicken Cacciatore is always a good one for special occasions.

Greek lamb Shanks – These do need time but is a very simple dish to put together. Serve it with some vegetables, Cauliflower with Leeks and bacon or the Mediterranean Vegetable salad

Easy Tiramisu

Malva Pudding

2011 Valentines day recipe ideas

Easy smoked salmon and shrimp pasta

Lemon and Ginger Chicken

Lamb Rogan Josh (This takes a while but is worth every minute if you are a curry person)

You just gotta love Valentines day. For me Valentines day is all about the dessert, something you can share that just rounds of the evening so here are a few ideas.

There are few who can resist a great dessert, so blow your lover away with a meal to remember.

Give them a try, you will love them.

Pears in Maple syrup is very simple and tastes phenomenal.

Lemon flan

Meringues or the Eton Mess

Warm cherries with cinnamon and ice cream

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Happy Valentines day to you all.