A romantic dinner date is a cliché, but at the same time it's adored by all couples. You cook something fancy and have a great time together. But what can you cook? Should it be something very unusual and complicated or as simple as pizza? Use our romantic dinner ideas and cook meal together with your partner.
Before you start choosing the recipe to use, you have to remember some rules of a nice romantic dinner.
Stick to something simple, but unusual. If you're going to cook a dish, that you've never tried before, try to find something as simple as possible. Don't use the ingredients you're never likely to use. Also don't plan too many meals, it's better to cook one simple salad and a chocolate bar, then spending all your night in kitchen and then feeling exhausted.
Delegate some tasks. Mostly when two people cook at the same time, one is a chef and the second only asks, what they can do. You can avoid it, by delegating some tasks to your partner and never interrupting them. For instance, your partner can make salad, while you're busy with sauce.
Clean dishes as you go. It's not fun to wash the pile of dishes after the dinner, so clean them as you go. It will take you just a couple of seconds to wash two plates and a knife. And if find washing is up the most boring work for you, then delegate it to you partner.
It's time to choose a dish you want to cook. We've prepared nice ideas for you, that you can use.
Brown Butter Scallops With Parmesan Risotto. Let's face the truth, risotto is very simple to cook, and it's always tasty. And if you follow the recipe, you're not likely to mess up with it. Scallops add some peculiarity to your risotto, and you have a real restaurant meal at your home.
Shrimp Linguine With Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce. Pasta may sound too boring and simple, but have you seen people in sitcoms running into trouble with their souffles falling? It's really hard to spoil pasta, and when it's paired with shrimp and garlic sauce, it's a perfect meal for a romantic date.
Thai Baked Pineapple Fried Rice. If you're not a Thai, then you will find cooking Thai food very unusual and fun. Rice served in baked pineapple is a nice idea for a romantic dinner at home.
One Pan Chicken With Spring Veggies. What do you want to do after the dinner? That's right, you're going to have sex. Cooking a main dish in a pan and serving it immediately will look gorgeous on the table and you will have less dishes to wash.
Chicken Marsala. Chicken stewed with mushrooms in Marsala wine is always tasty and simple to cook. Choose this dish, if you want something special and cooked in 45 minutes (including preparation time).
Mediterranean Style Baked Tilapia. Fish is always great, and when it's paired with olives and tomatoes, it becomes just perfect for a romantic weekend dinner.
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