Our Collection of Recipes

As part of marriage week this year we are offering you recipes.

Recipes not just for the food, but all kinds of things to think about as you invest in your marriage.

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Karmasutra Curry Maharani’s Asparagus (VG)

Packed with folates, seductive spices and steroid glycosides (I know…it’s a turn on) these fleshy arrows are like a cupid’s quiver.

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Jigsaw Puzzling Together

If your life is busy and often stressful, a jigsaw may be the perfect cost-free route to relaxing time together

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Pork Chops with Sage and Parma Ham

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Enjoy the Outdoors

Going for a walk is one of life’s simplest pleasures. Getting out into nature is an obvious suggestion but walking in residential streets or to …

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Salad of Parma Ham, Mozzarella and Peaches

This is a meal in a salad. It takes 2-3 minutes to put together, but it tastes so good. It is surprisingly filling. Mint ‘makes’ …

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Be Culture Vultures

Many of our museums and galleries are free or very affordable. Why not be a tourist in your own area and visit a local one?

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Music Fest

Does music feature in your relationship? Make the most of your personal musical history and spend an evening listening to your favourite tracks

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Sage Pesto

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Racing Gaming

Who dominates the gaming console in your house? Break that dynamic by having a gaming session together. A bit of competitiveness can be a very …

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Arts ‘n’ Crafts Focus

Need time to connect? Some of the best conversations take place when you can’t eye ball each other. Decorating ceramics might not be your forte …

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Karmasutra Dessert Cardamom Chocolate Mousse (V)

Serve in shot glasses or Moroccan tea glasses.

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Conversation Starters

When you get time together this can often be overrun with talk about the children and work. Whilst these are very important things to communicate …

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Photo Nostalgia

Photos equal memories and are a great way to remind ourselves of our relationship journey. And in this digital age, we have so many photos …

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Coffee & Dessert

Like eating but not into cooking? Or perhaps you’ve got a young family and need to eat your main meal together?

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Karmasutra Starter Spice Crumble Carpaccio

This fingers only aphrodisiac loaded carpaccio is a lovers delight, rare beef fillet or ostrich fillet gently seared, juicy tender and caressed by ginger, lime …

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Go for a Run Together

Go for a run together – and then stop off for a well-deserved drink & snack

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Coffee at a Cafe

Meal at home doesn’t appeal but meal out too much of a big spend? Splurge on a smaller scale with a café trip instead.

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Asparagus Risotto

Risotto can be a starter, or a main course. But only make asparagus risotto in the British asparagus season. The flavour of British grown asparagus …

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Learn to Dance Together

Unless you’ve appeared on Strictly, you’re unlikely to have enjoyed the delights of ballroom dancing. Perhaps it’s time to enjoy the intimacy that dancing brings …

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Karmasutra Curry Aubergine & Pumpkin Smash (VG)

Warming, smoky and fragrant, it’s the scent of love in a pan. Cloves, cardamom, chillies and ginger form a smouldering embrace with these innocent veggies. …

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Comedy at Home

Many would say that laughter, not music, is the food of love. Having a laugh together can be a great way to connect. Dust down …

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Movie Night

Having a date at the cinema is where many couples started. These days it might not be so easy to get out but a movie …

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Take a Cooking Class Together

Enjoy cooking but preparing a meal at home doesn’t feel sufficiently special? Learn something new together

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Dancing Divas

Dancing games are a great way to have fun together – and you get fit at the same time.

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Karmasutra Curry Prawn Moilee

This Keralan beauty is pure seduction for your tastebuds and your lover. Great with flatbread…perfect for sharing and feeding each other with!

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Stovies

This is a recipe that really needs no instructions and can be made with however much you have of whatever ingredients are in your fridge …

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See a Pub Band

Did your dating-days feature live music? Relive those heady early relationship days and go and see a band at a local pub. Offers a no …

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Take a Journey

Ever felt that the journey there and back can be the best part of a date? Being on the move can prompt the best conversations. …

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Breakfast or brunch for a king

“Breakfast like a king” the saying goes. Not only is it healthy to make your largest meal of the day your first meal of the …

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Live Comedy

Laughter is quite the aphrodisiac. Book to see a local stand-up comic

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Deliciously Ella’s Smokey Black Bean Stew

I made this for the first time this week as I am experimenting with vegetarian dishes. I loved the smokey taste and it felt healthy …

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Karmasutra Curry Cupid’s Cardamom Chicken Curry

I love this gastronomic pot of pleasure, the sauce clings to the chicken thighs like a long lost lover and the meat falls apart in …

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Rhubarb and Orange Jelly with Ginger Syllabub

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Karmasutra Cocktail, Gin-ger Tom (VG)

Here’s a little something to start the proceedings…sometimes a little indulgence is necessary, after all we’re here to enjoy life not endure it!  

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Old Style Gaming

Board games are not boring! In fact, they are proven to be a great source of shared escapism. And if you’re not a fan of …

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Picnic

Food tastes better outside. Take a picnic – just for the two of you – into the countryside, a local park or even your own …

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