14 recipes that will blow your date away this Valentine’s Day

The way to the heart is through the stomach

Looking to impress that special someone but not sure where to start?

We’ve sought the help of professional chefs to help you create a three-course meal your date will never forget.

Appetisers

  1. Yellow Fin Tuna Kinilaw

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A vibrant Filipino tuna salad dressed with coconut milk and a green mango granita. Get the recipe here.

  1. Insalata di Carpaccio

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This dish is easier to prepare than you might think. All you need are a few slices of quality meat and fresh greens. Get the recipe here.

  1. Lo Hei with Coffee Cured Salmon

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Celebrate both the Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day with Michelin-starred “Demon Chef” Alvin Leung’s unique lo hei with coffee creation. Get the recipe here.

  1. Pan-Roasted Chicken Salad

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For kitchen beginners, you can’t go wrong with this simple yet delicious salad. Get the recipe here.

Main course

  1. Miso-Ginger Roast Beef, Mushrooms & Garlic Fried Rice

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Trust us, this recipe is definitely worth the garlic breath. Plus, if your date is willing to kiss you even after a plate of garlic fried rice, you’ll know that your date is a keeper. Get the recipe here.

  1. Chicken Arrabbiata with Penne

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Here’s another recipe for the inexperienced cook. Simply throw all the ingredients for the sauce in a pot and deep-fry a fillet of chicken breast. Get the recipe here.

  1. Hokkien Mee

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Our hawker favourites can be sexy too. Just substitute ingredients like prawn and fishcake for more premium ingredients such as lobster and abalone. Get the recipe here.

  1. Egg Spinach and Cheese Bread Pudding

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Just like you and your date, eggs and cheese are a match made in heaven.

You can substitute spinach for any other leafy green and even throw in some diced tomatoes. Get the recipe here.

  1. Spicy Chicken Rendang

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If it’s spice you’re looking to add to your relationship, this recipe should do the trick. Serve it with a side of rice, bread or naan. Get the recipe here.

Dessert

  1. Faux Egg Panna Cotta

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No, we’re not asking you to serve your date breakfast in bed. This creamy mango panna cotta hits all the right notes and will help end your night right. Get the recipe here.

  1. Dark Chocolate Raspberry Tart

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Floor your date when you bring out this beautiful tart topped with fresh raspberries for dessert. Get the recipe here.

  1. Ricotta Baked Fruits

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For a more straightforward dessert, lay out a variety of fruits on a tray, top it with some fresh ricotta cheese and pop it in the oven while you enjoy your meal. Get the recipe here.

  1. Walnut, vanilla bean & cream cheese wontons with oranges

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A mix of sweet and savoury, these wontons give a unique twist to an Asian classic. Get the recipe here.

  1. Red Velvet & Cheesecake with Pink Ombré Roses

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Forget buying flowers, this cake is a lot more impressive and will definitely express your undying love. Get the recipe here.

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