Are you planning a special little romantic dinner for Valentine's Day?
If so, here's a round-up of recipes that will set the mood for you and your lovey. Dim the lights, light a candle, play some music and splurge on dessert.
Lobster, avocado and grapefruit salad
Grilled lamb on rosemary skewers
Take a change from sirloin and try lamb, grilled on rosemary skewers with garlic, lemon and figs.
Roasted vegetable macaroni and cheese
Kick macaroni and cheese up a notch with roasted vegetables, Asiago and sharp cheddar cheese.
Smoked salmon quiche with potato crust
This is a rich and delicious quiche with smoked salmon, leeks, dill, cream cheese and cream.
Chocolate-ginger parfait with figs
A decadently sexy Italian chocolate mousse for two with Port glazed figs. From the Globe and Mail, scroll down to the second recipe.
Kind of a Valentine's Day no-brainer:)
Balsamic strawberries with ricotta cream
A light dessert of fresh strawberries and ricotta cream drizzled with a sweet balsamic reduction.