Valentine's Day Recipes: 20 Sweet And Savoury Treats For Your Love

01/26/2015 11:51 EST | Updated 01/26/2015 11:59 EST
The Kitchn

Valentine's Day, along with the unofficial month of love is near, and if you plan on surprising your partner this year with a homemade gift, we suggest heading straight to the kitchen.

There's nothing more romantic than making a homemade meal and dessert, which is why we've selected some of the tastiest (and easiest) recipes that will satisfy both sweet or savoury cravings. And even though a box of chocolates seems almost mandatory on Feb. 14, we're going to go ahead and give you permission to skip it this year.

Here are 20 of our favourite V-Day recipes from around the web from sweet pancakes to heart-shaped sushi to deep-fried potatoes — don't forget to test-drive these recipes before you serve them!

20 Sweet Valentine's Day Recipes