Table for two: Sensational steak dinner

Heat things up at home with a porcini-rubbed T-bone steak, a side of potatoes and spinach, a bold bottle of red and a tarty dessert that’s perfect for sharing.

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Porcini-rubbed t-bone steak

From sensational steaks, to a fabulous fondue dinner, we’ve got a new menu coming your way every day this week. So, whether you’re planning a romantic weekend, Valentine’s feast, or just want to cook up something special for your SO, there’s something here to inspire a romantic evening for two. For day one, we suggest the simple elegance of a perfectly cooked steak dinner, so you can turn down the stress after a long week, and turn up the heat. Enjoy.

 

crostinis

Gourmet crostini. (Photo Maya Visneyi.)

 

Starter: Gourmet crostini
We’re eying the boursin, sage and squash combination for this menu, but you can try crostini with warm roasted grapes and chevre, camembert, honey and lemontomato, balsamic and ricotta or walnuts, gorgonzola and a drizzle of honey. They’re all a cheese-lover’s delight.

 

 

 

 

 

Porcini-rubbed T-bone with fingerling and spinach salad. (Photo, Roberto Caruso.)

Porcini-rubbed T-bone with fingerling and spinach salad. (Photo, Roberto Caruso.)

 

Main: Sensational Steak 
Break out the grill pan, or uncover the ‘cue – this porcini-rubbed t-bone tastes best when grilled. Paired with a simple potato and spinach salad, it elevates a simple dish, making it an elegant date-night special.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lemon tart

Classic lemon tart. (Photo, Angus Fergusson.)

 

Dessert: Citrus tart
Tart and tangy but still deliciously sweet, this impressive dessert is creamy, delicate and oh so easy!