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24 Sep 2017


By Gracie Carroll

What To Make: A Valentine’s Day Dinner And Cocktail Recipe For A Romantic Night

By Edit Seven

Ready for Valentine’s? Because the day of hearts falls on a Monday, we’re sure that not a lot can make the occasion special and muy romantique. But, even though this day of romance is happening on a workday — the first day, to make it worse — we’ve got the perfect recipe to end it on a high note. You don’t have to stress over making it in time for a dinner reservation, especially when both you and your partner may be working late, and you won’t have to spend too much time prepping the meal either. All you have to do is shop the ingredients this weekend! This Valentine’s Day dinner recipe paired with a special cocktail has got you covered! Oh, and worried you might not make it for dinner? This special V-Day cocktail recipe can be enjoyed for a late-night romantic celebration! 

You and your partner deserve a romantic night! This easy-to-make Valentine’s Day dinner and cocktail recipe is the perfect treat (on top of a Valentine’s gift)! Keep reading to learn how to make them!

Black Rose Cocktail Recipe

Valentine's Day Black Rose cocktail with FIOL Prosecco wine

What You’ll Need:

1.25 oz FIOL Prosecco

1.5 oz pineapple rum

1 oz hot espresso

0.5 oz demerara syrup (2 parts sugar, 1 part water)

1 bar spoon Fernet-Branca

8 mint leaves

Ground tonka beans or nutmeg, for garnish

Black rose bud, for garnish

Basil leaf, for garnish

What To Do:

Shake all ingredients, except for FIOL Prosecco, with plenty of ice.

Double strain into a chilled snifter.

Mix shaken ingredients with FIOL Prosseco in a glass.

Garnish with ground tonka bean, black rose bud, and basil leaf.


Yuzu Cauliflower Steak Dinner Recipe

Yuzu Cauliflower dinner recipe for Valentine's Day

What You’ll Need:

1 head of cauliflower (cut in ½ inch thick)

1 shallot, finely chopped

½ cup olive oil

1 tablespoon salt

1 Fresno chile or red jalapeño, finely chopped

3 to 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced or finely chopped

1 tablespoon yuzu powder

½ cup red wine vinegar

1 tsp. kosher salt, plus more

½ cup finely chopped cilantro

¼ cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley

2 tablespoons finely chopped oregano

¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil

What To Do:

Preheat oven at 375° F.

Spray the sheet tray with oil.

Mix olive oil, yuzu powder, and salt. Drizzle this mixture over cauliflower on the sheet tray.

Cook it in the oven for 25 minutes until golden brown.

While the cauliflower is in the oven, make the chimichurri sauce. Combine shallot, chile, garlic, vinegar, and 1 tsp. kosher salt in a medium bowl.

Let sit for 10 minutes.

Stir in cilantro, parsley, and oregano. Using a fork, whisk in oil.

Place roasted cauliflower on plate, and drizzle the chimichurri sauce.

Serve with the Black Rose cocktail, and enjoy!


Happy Valentine’s Day!




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