Valentines Recipes For Made With Love: Valentine’s Ideas

Valentines Recipes For Made With Love: Valentine’s Ideas.

Imagine Rocker feller oysters, with chocolate mess all washed down with a kiss and eell Martini for dinner tonight!!

Yummy!! Can I start with dessert?

Valentines Recipes For Made With Love: Valentine's Ideas

Valentines Recipes For Made With Love: Valentine’s Ideas:

The Recipes;

Valentines Recipes For Made With Love: Valentine's Ideas

How To Make Rocker Feller Oysters With Bacon:

Matt’s Recipe For Made With Love:


12 oysters – shucked. Loosen the oyster in one shell and discard the other.

Lay then on a baking tray lined with rock salt

75g butter

1 small onion – finely chopped

150g fresh spinach – wilted and then chopped and drained of all water

5 rashers of streaky dry cured bacon – chopped and fried until crispy

25g grated parmesan cheese

50gm natural breadcrumbs

2 tablespoons chopped parsley

Salt and pepper


1.) Melt the butter in a frying pan and add the onion – cook gently for 5 minutes.

2.) Add the spinach and mix well. Season with some salt and pepper.

3.) Divide this mixture amongst the oysters.

4.) Top with the crispy bacon.

5.) Mix the parmesan, breadcrumbs and the parsley together and then sprinkle this over the top.

6.) Heat your grill to high and place the oysters underneath – and cook until bubbling and golden brown

Valentines Recipes For Made With Love: Valentine's Ideas

This has been named Chocolate mess, perhaps because it’s not the prettiest of puddings.

What it is though, is a tribute to store cupboard ingredients and the ability to make grown men weep with joy when they eat it!

As it’s so quick to make, you don’t really need to assemble it in advance but it will keep quite happily for a couple of hours if you want to be organised and make it ahead of time.

Chocolate Mess (Recipe By Lotte Duncan):

Serves 8


200g/7oz dark chocolate, broken into pieces

200g/7oz milk chocolate, broken into pieces

1kg carton readymade (county next to Cornwall!) custard

250g bag amoretti biscuits, crushed

4 tablespoons dark rum, amaretto or Tia Maria (optional)

570ml/1 pint double cream

2 milk chocolate flakes, broken up


1.) Place the dark and milk chocolate pieces in a heatproof bowl and melt it in the microwave or over a pan of simmering water.

2.) Leave to cool for 5 minutes.

3.) Warm the custard gently in a saucepan and stir in the melted chocolate and mix well.

4.) Using individual serving bowls crumble a few amoretti biscuits in the bottom of each bowl.

5.) Drizzle with a good dash alcohol.

6.) Add a layer of chocolate custard over the top.

7.) Add another layer of crushed biscuits (reserving a few for the top), more rum and then the rest of the custard.

8.) Lightly whip the cream to the same consistency as the custard.

9.) Using a large metal spoon, gently fold half the crushed chocolate flakes into the cream.

10.) Spoon this over the custard.

11.) Sprinkle with the remaining chocolate flakes and the remaining crushed amaretti biscuits.

Valentines Recipes For Made With Love: Valentine's Ideas

Matt’s Recipe For Made With Love:

Hollywood’s Kiss And Tell Martini:


3 parts Champers

2 parts vodka

1 part Pom pomegranate juice

Squeeze of lime


1.) In a shaker mix ice, along with vodka, lime and Pom juice.

2.) Shake vigorously so it froths.

3.) Pour into martini glass.

4.)Top with a little champagne and garnish with a pomegranate seeds

5.) Can be poured into a flute if you like the look of it instead.

Valentines Recipes For Made With Love: Valentine's Ideas

Valentines Recipes For Made With Love: Valentine’s Ideas.

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  1. 18 January 2012 / 19:03

    momto8; thanks for the comment 🙂

  2. momto8
    18 January 2012 / 16:39

    how cool is that menu?! I never made oysters!