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9 Date night recipes we absolutely love

Date night doesn't have to leave a dent in your wallet. A home-cooked meal is just as good, and sometimes even better than a night out.

by: Pumelela Ntsezo | 07 Nov 2017

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Most date nights can be a bit pricey, and if you do not save for them or prepare for them in advance, you can find yourself in a sticky situation. But worry not, we are here to help you out!

Cooking for your special somebody is, in most cases, way better than actually going out. They appreciate the time and effort it took you to cook for them and it never has to be difficult either. 

A simple 3 course meal with a great wine will do the trick, and we have the perfect recipes for you. 


Zucchini labneh tart  


Deluxe cauli pizza with crème fraîche and smoked salmon


Mussels with leeks and bacon


Moroccan minted beef  


Sirloin steak with a creamy mustard sauce and potato bake

sirloin, steak, baked,potato

Mushroom and beef short rib ragu tagliatelle


Boozy chocolate coffee puddings 


Quick cherry cheesecake

Triple chocolate in a jar

Which recipes will you be trying? 

Also Read:

25 of the best date night restaurants across South Africa

Splurge: Kitima Situated in a beautiful historical Cape-Dutch building, Kitima draws inspiration on the culture and cuisines surrounding the Dutch East India trading company, that operated through the Cape of Good Hope. There is a particular focus on Thai cuisine with hints of China and Japan. 

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