You’ve decided to cook a romantic dinner for two? Wonderful idea! For this dinner to be the best possible, you will need some extra special recipes for it. We present the recipes, you take charge of the rest. Look no further, here they are: the 5 Best Recipes for a Romantic Dinner for Two.
1. Oysters for Lovers
If you’ve ever read about aphrodisiacs you must have heard that oysters are one of the strongest aphrodisiacs in the world. So, for all of you who like food and want to heat up the atmosphere, we suggest you try this recipe: “Oysters for Lovers”. It’s a guaranteed success for a romantic dinner for two.
You’ll need: 15 fresh oysters, 3 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 tablespoon vinegar, 2 lemons, 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, 200ml white wine, 1 clove of garlic. Wash the oysters thoroughly in cold water and carefully open them using a thin knife. Remove the oyster meat from the shells and put the shells in the oven at 150C to warm up.
In the meantime heat up the oil in a pan and add rosemary. Cook for 30 seconds and add finely chopped garlic and white wine. Cook for couple of minutes and then add vinegar and lemon juice. Take the shells out of the oven, put back the meat and pour one tablespoon of sauce over every oyster. Sounds great, right?
2. Ginger Chicken
It is widely known that ginger is an aphrodisiac, so if you want to spice up your romantic meal a bit, make sure you include ginger in it. For this recipe you will need: 8 chicken wings or a same amount of chicken meat of your choice, 1 liter of vegetable soup, 1 carrot, 1 onion, 1 celery, 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon ginger, tomato sauce, 1 chili pepper and some honey.
Cook the chicken wings in the soup together with chopped carrot, onion and celery. When softened remove both meat and vegetables from the soup and put them in an oven dish. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan, add the sugar and caramelize it. Add ginger, tomato sauce, chili pepper and cook until it thickens. Pour over the meat. Put some honey on each piece of the meat, put everything in the oven and cook for 15 minutes on 200C. Make this chicken dish to your partner and you are in for a night of passion.
3. Moroccan Kiss
If you’re watching your weight but would still like to prepare a nice romantic meal, we suggest you make this salad, called the Moroccan Kiss. It can also be an appetizer before your main course.
You’ll need: 450gr of carrots, 3 tablespoons olive oil, 4 oranges, juice from 1 lime, 1 onion, 100gr of walnuts, 50gr of raisins, hot cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Grind the carrot and chop the onion. Mix it together, add the lime juice, the oranges cut into cubes, olive oil, walnuts and raisins. Mix everything and leave it in the refrigerator to cool. Before serving add salt and pepper and, if you want some spice, the cayenne pepper.
This salad, no matter if you serve as a standalone meal or just as an appetizer, is guaranteed to warm you up and put some romantic and sexy ideas in your head.
4. Black and White Hearts
Of course, every romantic dinner needs to end with a romantic dessert. And there’s nothing better than chocolate for that. We suggest you make this super delicious black and white hearts.
You need: 125gr of honey, 200gr of sugar, 150gr of butter, 50ml of whipping cream, 2 teaspoons of cinnamon, 400gr of flour, 100gr of corn starch, 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 125gr of white chocolate and 125gr of dark chocolate.
Heat together honey, sugar, butter and whipping cream until the sugar melts. Pour in a bowl and leave to cool. Mix all the other ingredients except the white and dark chocolate, add them into the bowl. Mix to make dough. Wrap the dough in a plastic wrap and leave it in the refrigerator for half an hour to cool.
Preheat the oven to 180C. Flatten the dough until it is approximately half a centimeter thick. Take out hearts with a heart mold and bake them for 12 minutes. Once cooled down, dip each heart one half in white and the other half in melted dark chocolate.
5. Exotic Bomb
Dessert like chocolate hearts could be a little heavy, so we’ve prepared a lighter version of a romantic dessert. Don’t worry; it’s just as effective, just lower in calories.
You need: half of fresh pineapple chopped in cubes, 1 banana chopped in rings, 1 orange chopped in cubes, 3 tablespoons of sugar, juice from half a lemon, 2 tablespoon of Blue Curacao liqueur, vanilla ice cream and 2 tablespoons of coconut flour.
Pour lemon juice over the bananas to prevent oxidation. Mix the fruits together, add sugar and pour Blue Curacao over. Put two balls of vanilla ice cream in each serving bowl and put the fruit over it. Sprinkle with coconut flour and serve cold.
We’ve given you 5 best recipes for a romantic dinner for two. Now, you only need to put on a nice dress, make a romantic atmosphere and serve your aphrodisiacs. Add a bottle of champagne into the mix, and you can’t be wrong. Bon appétit.