They say a picture is worth a thousand words. We like to think food has the same power, especially when it comes to seducing that special someone. If you are looking for Valentine Day ideas, this four-course menu is just the thing to set the mood. All of these dishes are made with ingredients believed to have aphrodisiac powers...so forget dining out and get ready for a fun night at home.
Appertizer: Grilled Oysters
This seafood recipe from Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson is delicious and easy to prepare.
First Course: Saffron and Gold Leaf Risotto
Spice up your evening with this decadent risotto made with saffron, a known aphrodisiac.
Main Course: Duck Breast With Pomegranate
An enticing pomegranate sauce is the perfect accompaniment to tender duck breast.
Dessert: Organic Chocolate Souffles with Pears (pictured up top)
This stunning dessert blends feel-good chocolate with the natural sweetness of pears.
Interested in the perfect wine? Here are some wine pairing ideas for you to consider.