recipes for a romantic and aphrodisiac dinner

The Valentine’s menu must be taken care of in every detail: here are the delicious and aphrodisiac recipes to offer to your sweet half for an unforgettable dinner!

For Valentine’s Day we have prepared a complete Valentine’s menu for you special: quick and easy recipes for a simple and quick to prepare but also romantic dinner. We obviously start with a first course, then we continue with fish main courses (you can choose whether to serve more than one or just select your favourite) and finally we see some chocolate-based desserts, a great classic of aphrodisiac foods.

  1. Noodles of lust
  2. Curried mussels
  3. Prawns and peas in an aphrodisiac sauce
  4. Grouper with tomato sauce and saffron
  5. Sweets for Valentine’s Day

The Valentine’s menu simple and tasty

These delicious recipes selected for Valentine’s dinner are inspired by ingredients stimulants and refined. To make everything even more special, all you have to do is create a romantic atmosphere, fill the glasses with an excellent wine and enjoy the dishes prepared with your own hands in good company!

Noodles of lust

Noodles With Salmon
Noodles With Salmon

Valentine’s Day tagliatelle is a first course that combines delicious ingredients with an aphrodisiac ingredient: the chilian ideal spicy note to make an evening… piquant!

If you want you can buy ready-made tagliatelle, otherwise work the flour, eggs and a pinch of salt for about ten minutes; then leave in the fridge for half an hour to rest. Meanwhile prepare the salmon in the pan and the cream. Then take the dough, roll out the dough and boil the tagliatelle in salted water. Plunge everything into the pan with the cream, add the chopped salmon, some aromatic herbs and finally the chilli pepper. A show!

Ingredients for the Valentine’s Day lustful tagliatelle recipe (for 2 people)
  • 2 eggs
  • 200 g of flour 0
  • sale q.b.
  • 1 salmon fillet
  • panna q.b.
  • aromatic herbs to taste
  • chili pepper to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • pepe q.b.

Curried mussels

Curried mussels
Curried mussels

Il curry is renowned for its aphrodisiac properties (the folk wisdom and an Australian research confirms it Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine of the University of Queensland), as well as mussels. Curried mussels become an emblem, a real main dish among Valentine’s Day recipes.

In a non-stick pan, dip the cleaned and drained mussels, garlic, oil, salt and parsley. Cover with the lid and cook until it thickens they will open altogether.

Meanwhile, in another pan, prepare a stew with the cream, wine, butter and curry and leave on the heat until this sauce it will not shrink. Serve by completing with the parsley and salt and pepper and – if you wish – remove the shells of the molluscs.

Ingredients for the mussel curry recipe (for 2 people)
  • 1.5 kg of mussels
  • 1 glass of white wine
  • 100 ml of cooking cream
  • 50 g of butter
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • fresh parsley to taste

Prawns and peas in an aphrodisiac sauce

prawns and peas
prawns and peas

In the pigeon shrimp and peas recipe we see one more classic ingredient of the ‘romantic’ recipes: chilli pepper.

To start, brown the garlic and oil in a saucepan, then add salt, pepper and chilli pepper. Blanch the peas in boiling water for about ten minutes; dip the prawns in the pot with the spicy oil and, as soon as they have taken on a whitish pink colour, add the peas and deglaze with the wine from kitchen.

It is a second course which, if accompanied by rice, also becomes a great single dish (oriental inspiration).

Ingredients for the prawns and peas recipe (for 2 people)
  • 500 g of fresh prawns
  • 100 g of peas
  • 1 glass of white wine
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • sale q.b.
  • pepe q.b.
  • chili pepper to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste

Grouper with tomato sauce and saffron

grouper with saffron sauce
grouper with saffron sauce

First, peel the tomatoes and cut them into small pieces before making them brown in a pan with half an onion, then add the saffron and salt and cook until complete cooking. Finally, blend everything.

Dip the fish first in the flour, then in the egg and finally in the breadcrumbs. Fry until golden brown and serve on a bed of tomato sauce. Your saffron grouper cutlets are ready! The ingredient magical of this recipe is saffron, a spice used in herbal medicine to treat mood disorders.

Ingredients for the grouper cutlets recipe (for 2 people)
  • 4 grouper fillets
  • 1 egg
  • 4 copper tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion
  • farina q.b.
  • breadcrumbs to taste
  • 1 packet of saffron
  • seed oil for frying to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • sale q.b.

3 dessert recipes for Valentine’s Day

If you too are of the opinion that the partner should go caught by the throat, then you cannot celebrate Valentine’s Day without preparing a delicious dessert with your own hands. The perfect conclusion to your simple Valentine’s menu can only be a chocolate based desserts, an ingredient that has always been considered an aphrodisiac according to popular wisdom.

Modern studies have partially disproved this belief, but it can still be said to be a well-being aid, stimulating the human brain to produce the pleasure hormone – endorphins. It also contains theobromine (a stimulant), caffeine (an stimulant), phenylethylamine (an antidepressant) and nitric oxide (which promotes vasodilation).

Let’s get to work and see together three excellent desserts for Valentine’s Day: choose the one you prefer or halve the doses and prepare some snacks to share!

Fondant semifreddo

Chocolate parfait
Chocolate parfait

It starts with a dark chocolate semifreddo which, with the addition of raspberries, transforms a classic taste into a recipe greedy e unusual. Raspberries are also rich in phytochemicals, which would also improve stamina under the sheets.

Cook raspberries and sugar in a pan until complete breakdown some fruit; also add the previously soaked gelatine. In a separate bowl, incorporate them into the melted chocolate and two egg yolks. Finally, fold in the whipped cream and transfer the mixture into single-portion heart-shaped cups.

You just have to be careful to prepare it the night before, so that it succeeds solidify well.

Ingredients for the chocolate semifreddo recipe (for 2 people)
  • 200 ml of liquid fresh cream
  • 150 g of dark chocolate
  • 100 g of raspberries
  • 50 g of sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 5 g of gelatin sheets

Love cupcake with Nutella mousse

Cupcakes with Nutella mousse
Cupcakes with Nutella mousse

Nutella cupcakes are cute, funny and really greedy. To make them, first work the butter and sugar with an electric whisk, then add the pinch of salt and the eggs. Finally add the sifted 00 flour, the bitter cocoa, the baking powder and the vanillin, mixing with a wooden spoon. Bake a 180 °C for about twenty minutes.

While they cool, proceed with the cream: mix the softened Nutella and the whipped cream. Decorate with one pocket bag and completed with sugar paste flowers and colored tails as desired.

Ingredients for the recipe for cupcakes with Nutella cream (for 2 people)
  • 250 ml of fresh cream
  • 250 g of Nutella
  • 150 g of 00 flour
  • 150 g of butter
  • 150 g of granulated sugar
  • 25 g of bitter cocoa
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 sachet of baking powder
  • 1 sachet of vanillin
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • cupcake decorations as desired

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cupcake
Chocolate cupcake

Finally, to conclude, here is the recipe for preparing a chocolate cake made up of different layers that combine into one little heart irresistible.

Work the butter and sugar and then add the eggs, one at a time. Slowly incorporate the melted chocolate and finally the sifted baking powder and flour. Pour evenly onto a baking tray and cook for approx 20 minutes at 180°C. Also cook the cocoa shortbread and use cookie cutters to get little hearts.

Prepare the glaze by melting the chocolate with the butter and icing sugar. At this point, proceed with the composition: a layer of sponge cake, a brush of icing, a cocoa biscuit, a little icing, a final sponge cake and some icing to finish it all off.

Ingredients for the recipe of the chocolate cakes (for 2 people)
  • 180 g farina 00
  • 2 eggs
  • 90g butter
  • 90 g sugar
  • 100 g dark chocolate
  • 1/2 sachet of baking powder
  • 150 g of dark chocolate
  • 80 g of icing sugar
  • burro q.b.
  • cocoa frolla qb

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