Some of us say it best with tantalizing smells wafting from our kitchens, bright inviting colours on a plate and mesmerizing flavours that declare our heart's intentions. Here our fabulous food bloggers share some of their cupid-arrowed recipes:
1. Seduction canapés
Beautiful light snacks that you can take from the patio to the bath to the bed.
2. Creamy mushrooms on toast
Exotic mushrooms on top of a heart shaped toast makes for an elegant easy starter.
3. Beetroot carpaccio with pomegranate jelly
Pretty as a picture, this starter with it's contrasting textures and fresh flavours hits the spot.
4. Smoked salmon and rice paper rolls
Silky delicate pink salmon is always sexy!
5. Seared scallops with minted pea shoots
A light starter for a special occasion.
6. Blushing pasta and cheeky salad
Something easy and full of deep red flavour so that you can spend your time on other things...
7. Steak with pink peppercorns
A pretty heart shaped lemon butter that will melt any resistance.
8. Sweet boudoir desserts
Three quick to assemble bite-size sweet treats.
9. Sticky banana pancakes
A delicious breakfast-in-bed treat!
10. Valentine's cupcakes
Foolproof chocolate cupcakes with instructions for fondant flowers.
11. Passionfruit and white chocolate pie
This one you can just eat all by yourself and you will be glad you are on your own!
12. Chocolate chili tart
A dark mysterious tart that is so simple to make.
13. Red velvet cake with cream cheese filling
Schmaltzy and OTT but what the heck - it's tastes divine!
14. Passion fuit panna cotta
A sexy dessert, voluptuously creamy and quivering in anticipation of being eaten.
15. Stroopwafel and icecream sandwiches
The easiest dessert ever! And so pretty.