As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’re going to arm you with simple, sexy and delicious recipes that are going to charm the pants off your significant other.
We’re going to start you off with the cliched but incredibly sexy, Chocolate Covered Strawberries. These little beauties not only tickle the taste buds with their delicious combination of tart strawberries and deep, dark chocolate, they also go beautifully with a little bubbly. So pop open a bottle of champagne, take bites of this delightful little treat between sips, and sweep your Valentine off their feet.
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
250gm Semisweet Chocolate, finely chopped
500 gm Strawberries, washed and dried well
Put your chocolate in a heatproof bowl and place the bowl over a pot of simmering water and stir occasionally, till your chocolate melts. Be careful not to get any water into the bowl of chocolate.
Line a large flat tray, plate or baking sheet with waxed paper. Holding each strawberry by its stem, slowly dip each one into your melted chocolate and twirl to coat it evenly.
Place your tray of sexy little chocolate-dipped strawberries into the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes to set the chocolate. Try not to leave the strawberries in the fridge for much beyond an hour as some tiny droplets of condensation may form on them.
Bring out a platter of these seductive beauties along with a bottle of champagne and let the romance begin on this tasty note.