Yes it’s that time of year again. This Sunday, Saint Valentine descends upon the hearts and minds of lovers everywhere. It’s time to get in the mood for a bit of romance! If you’re not going out, we reckon the very best way to cosy up with your lover this weekend is over a gorgeous home cooked dinner. Our chefs are prone to a touch of romance themselves! So light the candles, put on the soft music and serve up a beautiful menu from our recipe selection, which will knock the socks of your intended this Sunday.
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A simple and stunning seafood starter from Paul Flynn at The Tannery in Dungarvan, using the rich meaty flavours of black pudding, coupled with a refreshingly soft cream dressing and a tender bite of scallop. The perfect starter to set the tone for a romantic evening.
Robbie Krawcyzk of Tankardstown House applies his light touch to a freshest monkfish for this main course, think of the light bite of fish, the earthy flavour of mushrooms and a sweet lemon sauce to savour long after the last bite.
Executive Chef Tim O’Sullivan from Renvyle House has devised this easy dish that just cooks itself while you soak up the attention of your paramour this weekend. Seasonal Irish flavours, fresh lamb and the delicious scent of roasting rosemary, this is the recipe to woo any meat lovers.
A grand chocolate finale, served warm from the oven, from Lynda Booth of Dublin Cookery School – A rich chocolatey mousse texture served in cute little ramekins, this is for the seasoned chocaholic hiding in us all! A simple dessert sure to please – don’t forget the cream or ice cream to serve with it!