Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes Ideas to Make at Home

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If you are looking for recipes for your Valentine’s day dinner, this is the right place for you. In this article I have collected a few Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes that you can prepare, also last minute, to amaze your partner. No matter who you’re celebrating with and how, in this article you’ll find easy Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes for every taste and with a particular focus to desserts.

Valentine’s Day Recipes: how to choose the perfect dishes

When you think about Valentine’s Day dinner, the perfect menu almost always includes (and often only) chocolate dishes. In fact, a good Valentine’s menu could be thought of in two different ways: there are those who prefer to prepare their favorite dishes and those who prefer to experiment, bringing something unique and different to the table. In both cases, finding time on cooking is such an act of love that it hardly goes unnoticed.

Valentine’s dinner at home or at the restaurant?

Valentine’s Day is traditionally associated with the idea of a couple’s dinner and for this reason there is no lack of proposals by restaurants that offer special menus for Valentine’s Day, so as to please all couples. The choice of whether to prepare a Valentine’s dinner at home or to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the restaurant is 100% subjective: preparing dinner at home is a demonstration of love and care towards the other person, but at the same time a dinner at a restaurant different from the usual can be the perfect way to celebrate the anniversary.

Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes Ideas

Here are some of the best and interesting Valentine’s Day recipes for you to prepare for Valentine’s dinner. The list is divided into appetizers, first courses, main courses, side dishes and of course desserts. In this list you will find both fish dishes and meat dishes, to please everyone.

Valentine’s Day Appetizers Recipes

The appetizer should not weigh you down and must kick off the actual dinner. For this reason, these are some of the recipes that I propose to you and which you can customize to the utmost, serving them in heart-shaped bowls or giving them a perfect shape to the Valentine’s Day (hearts, stars, etc).

Deviled Eggs: easy to make, always loved. The Deviled Eggs can be spiced more than usual for a perfect Valentine’s Day Appetizer. Click HERE for the recipe.

Tempura: buy vegetables, and fry like a Japanese for Valentine’s Day. Click HERE for the recipe.

Chicken Wings: the perfect recipe for confident couples. Click HERE for the recipe.

Artichoke cake: the perfect appetizer for the perfect night. Click HERE for the recipe.

Eggplant pizza: easy to make, extremely good. Click HERE for the recipe.

Spritz: a meal cannot start without a drink. This is the perfect one. Click HERE for the recipe.

 

Valentine’s Day Main Dish Recipes

A few delicious recipes for all tastes to prepare at home for a truly perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner. You can opt for some pasta plus a meat/fish based main or just choose one or another.

Mac and Cheese: a traditional dish, perfect for a romantic dinner. Make sure you use your imagination to make your own mac and cheese. Click HERE for the recipe.

One Pot Pasta: easy to make, perfect for people into simple yet rewarding dishes. Click HERE for the recipe.

Spaghetti pasta with anchovy extract: Although it requires a more important effort, it is worth trying. Click HERE for the recipe.

Spinach and Ricotta Gnudi: A very special dish that communicates love and care. Click HERE for the recipe.

Artichoke cake: the perfect appetizer for the perfect night. Click HERE for the recipe.

Meatloaf: A meatloaf is always a good choice. Make your own by using your imagination. Click HERE for the recipe.

Crispy Baked Chicken: it requires a little bit of effort, but the result is just amazing. To be shared with the person we love. Click HERE for the recipe.

Veal with tuna sauce: if you wanna surprise your other half, this is the perfect dish. Click HERE for the recipe.

Zucchini in tomato sauce: nothing better than a surprisingly good side dish like this for Valentine’s Day. Click HERE for the recipe.

Russian Salad Italian Style: a typical recipe perfect to accompany any meat and fish based main dish. Click HERE for the recipe.

 

Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes

The dessert is the spearhead of the Valentine’s Day dinner. Here are some ideas for beautiful and good desserts, ideal to complete a Valentine’s menu.

Red Velvet Cake: red as the passion, unmissable for Valentine’s Day. Click HERE for the recipe.

Double Chocolate Cookie Chips: easy, traditional and always loved. Click HERE for the recipe.

Italian Apple Cake: such an easy and traditional recipe, it’s hard to fail. Click HERE for the recipe.

Brownie Cheesecake: a mix between a brownie and a cheesecake, a perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day. Click HERE for the recipe.

Hershey Kiss: a classical product for Valentine’s Day. Click HERE for the recipe.

Heart-Shaped Jam Cookies for Valentine’s Day: so easy to make, they will become your favourites. Click HERE for the recipe.

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Categories: International Recipes, Recipes, Seasonal recipes
Article written by Veruska Anconitano aka La Cuochina Sopraffina

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