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MasterChef Valentine’s Day Menu

by Jessica Lockyer-Palmer

published on 12 February 2018

Wow your loved one this Valentine’s Day with a menu from the 4-part mini MasterChef cookbook series, featuring a delicious recipe for a starter, main course and dessert, all from former contestants of the hit BBC show.

To start: 

Warm Mediterranean Salad with Braised Fennel and Pancetta Croutons

Warm Mediterranean Salad with Braised Fennel and Pancetta Croutons

The Quick Wins cookbook is all about time-saving and nifty recipes that still taste and look fantastic. This warm salad packed with strong flavours of fennel, olive and pancetta is a great way to start your meal and takes only 15 minutes to prepare, leaving you more time with your date!

For the main course: 

Roasted Rack of Venison with Grand Veneur Sauce and Root Vegetables

Roasted Rack of Venison with Grand Veneur Sauce and Root Vegetables

Taken from the Amazing Mains cookbook, which is full of showstopping main course ideas, this venison dish is a hearty, warming yet elegant centrepiece to your menu, with a flavour-packed grand veneur sauce that would definitely get you through to the next round.

For dessert:

Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Whipped Cream and Raspberry Coulis

Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Whipped Cream and Raspberry Coulis

This dessert recipe from the Sensational Puddings mini is perfect for Valentine’s Day, complete with red raspberry coulis to decorate the plate.

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