Valentine's Day is approaching and if, like most of the world, you're planning on staying in for this years occasion, it may finally feel like time to put all the cooking skills you brushed up on in self-isolation to the test. Why not cook for a loved one a meal from the safety of your home?
Perhaps it looks like a wholesome bowl of pasta, or just a round of drinks to cheers a frivolous holiday, maybe it looks like a three-course meal lit by candlesticks to express your affections. Whether it's for a housemate, sibling, friend or lover, we've put together a number of recipes to put you all in the mood for boundless affection and nourishment, below.
Porterhouse Steak with Summer Au Poivre Sauce
If you're in the mood to give a gift alongside the gift of abundant food/alcohol, you can check out our best valentines day gift guide. If you're needing for something slightly more specific, our best valentines day gifts for her, or for him, might be of interest.
Perhaps you're wanting to go down the activity route, in which case you can take a look at our guide on what to do for valentines day, or you might be opting to do nothing at all (best paired with the above martini) and are planning on cementing yourself to the couch for a valentines day movie marathon. If your romance is new, and the art of gift giving hasn't yet been established, we have a gift guide for that, as do we one for platonic relationships. Happy V day to you and yours.