Studying a Valentine's Day menu is a winning strategy for winning the hearts of couples who choose to celebrate Valentine's Day in your establishment. Everything must be perfect to surprise from appetizer to dessert, is your proposal impeccable and original? Let us suggest 4 themed recipes that are different from the usual and simple to prepare.

Hot bruschetta

Chili pepper is one of the inevitable protagonists in a Valentine's menu. Its spiciness has always been considered an aphrodisiac, the hottest ingredient you can include in recipes for February 14th . What we offer you today is a spicy bruschetta with fresh datterini tomatoes, salted ricotta and chilli pepper prepared with Combi Wave .

Ingredients for 2 people

  • 250 g of date tomatoes;
  • 4 slices of durum wheat bread;
  • Salted sheep ricotta;
  • 1 fresh chilli;
  • 1/2 clove of garlic;
  • Basil;
  • Salt, oil and pepper to taste


  • Cut the chilli pepper, the datterini tomatoes into cubes and the bread into thick slices;
  • Rub the poached garlic on one side of the slice;
  • Cover the bruschetta with chilli pepper, datterini tomatoes and a few basil leaves;
  • Place the stuffed bruschetta in a micro-perforated pan protected by parchment paper;
  • When the machine is ready, place the pan in the oven;
  • Select the recipe and start cooking for 50 seconds;
  • Once cooked, make flakes from the ricotta salata to complete the dish.

To stay on the chili theme, you can make the atmosphere even hotter with Salomon Food World 's Crispy Hot Kicks . These are morsels of fresh and creamy cheese with pieces of peppadew and habanero peppers, wrapped in a crunchy breading and which you can cook in just 3 minutes with both Combi Wave and Combi Wave Smart.

Pink pappardelle with strawberries

Usually combined with rice, strawberries also go well with egg pasta. The result is a romantic dish to pair with a white wine , an original recipe perfect for a Valentine's menu.

Preparing it with Pastaland Passion will be quick and easy, thanks to Techfood's professional pasta cooker you can concentrate on the sauce while the pasta cooks. Pastaland Passion is in fact also suitable for fresh pasta, as confirmed by Giuseppe Spongano , owner of an artisan pasta factory where he offers dishes cooked with the Techfood solution.

Ingredients for 2 people

  • 250 g of egg pasta
  • 200 g of strawberries
  • 10 g of butter
  • 200 g of glass of cooking cream
  • Salt and Pepper To Taste


  • Wash the strawberries and put half of them in the blender together with half the dose of cream;
  • Blend for a few moments, then pour the mixture into a pan;
  • When cold, add the cream, butter and a pinch of salt;
  • Prepare pappardelle with Pastaland Passion;
  • Drain the pasta and put them in the pan with the sauce;
  • Serve by adding the leftover strawberries cut in half and a sprinkling of pepper.

Heart-shaped salmon in a pistachio crust

Tender and with a sweet taste, salmon is a very popular ingredient for Valentine's Day menus . However, it is often used for appetizers and first courses, but the best way to enhance it is a dedicated second course, ready in record time with Combi Wave .

Ingredients for 2 people

  • 400 g of salmon fillet;
  • 50 g of breadcrumbs;
  • 100 g of pistachio grains;
  • Salt, pepper and oil to taste
  • thyme


  • Cut the salmon into two equal slices;
  • Make a shape of a heart on each portion with a stencil;
  • Blend pistachios, breadcrumbs and extra virgin olive oil until you obtain a sandy mixture;
  • Distribute the mixture over the two fillets and add salt, oil and pepper;
  • Place the salmon in a pan protected by parchment paper;
  • When the machine is ready, place the pan in the oven;
  • Select the recipe and start cooking for 60 seconds;
  • Once ready, leave to cool before serving and decorate with thyme.

Before moving on to dessert, we suggest another idea that is all the rage on Instagram: it seems that this year the trend for Valentine's Day is to give chicken bouquets , i.e. bunches of chicken nuggets.
Also in this case you can rely on Salomon Food World to prepare Crispy Chicken Fingers , ready in 4 minutes with Combi Wave Smart and in 3 minutes with Combi Wave.
Then just add some edible flowers and tie your bag with a red ribbon, and you're done, even in the take away version.
If you are looking for a vegetarian alternative , replace the chicken nuggets with Tomato Cheese Bites, an explosion of flavors ready in 3 minutes with Combi Wave and Combi Wave Smart.

Panna cotta with passion fruit

Panna cotta is the classic spoon dessert on the menu, so versatile that it can also be used as a Valentine's offer. For Valentine's Day, the panna cotta is enriched with a passion fruit and raspberry sauce .


For the panna cotta:

  • 80 ml of cream;
  • 40 ml of milk;
  • ½ vanilla pod;
  • 4 g of gelatin sheets;
  • 40 g sugar;
  • Raspberries.

For the sauce:

  • 20 ml of passion fruit pulp;
  • 20ml of water;
  • 15 g of granulated sugar.


  • Prepare the panna cotta according to the classic recipe;
  • Let the portions rest in the fridge for 4 hours;
  • Prepare the passion fruit sauce by combining the sugar and water in a saucepan;
  • Cook over low heat and add the maracuja pulp;
  • Stir off the heat and use to accompany the panna cotta;
  • Serve by adding fresh raspberries.

For an even more original touch, we advise you to propose a vanilla Ice N Roll to combine with the passion fruit sauce, or to create the strawberry and champagne variant. A unique dessert that will conclude the Valentine's menu in style.

After the Valentine's menu

From appetizers to desserts, what we have presented to you is an original and studied Valentine's menu. With a dedicated offer you will make couples feel special and important, but the cuisine is not the only aspect to evaluate. In fact, lovers also look at the entertainment offer and for this reason we offer you some ideas to make a place the best place to spend February 14th .

February 07, 2019
Tags: menu