Don’t be shellfish

Sharing is caring with a delicious Zuppa di Cozze and fresh crusty bread

Give this a Whirl

Fall in love with this Baked Rice Pudding by TV chef Ben Bartlett. Says Ben: “Valentine’s Day is devoted to love – and what could be more loving, nurturing and comforting than baking a traditional rice pudding, warmly spiced with nutmeg or cinnamon?”

rice pudding


Make a hash of it!

These Eggs Benedict using Aviko’s round hash browns make for a hearty breakfast.

The prosciutto can be replaced by wilted spinach for an alternative Eggs Florentine or by smoked salmon for Eggs Royale.

Food for Thought - Aviko Eggs Benedict

Dive in

This delicious Cornish plaice with sea vegetables, mussels and saffron is one of many treasure on the menu at the Manhattan-inspired Avenue St James

Food for Thought - Avenue Restaurant Cornish plaice ÔÇô sea vegetables, mussels & saffron (16)

Floral fusion

The flavours of Peru and Japan combine with this stunning scallop and razor clam tiradito from Robert Ortiz, head of culinary development for the Peruvian restaurants in the Lima Group, and Ross Shonan, chef proprietor of Soho’s favourite Japanese izakaya, Shackfuyu.

Have a heart

These heart-shaped fine decorations, created by Julie Sharp at Callebaut’s Chocolate Academy, add the wow factor to Valentine’s desserts.

Food for Thought - Callebaut Valentines Day

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