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Romantic dinners are dull, so why not spend your Valentine’s at a cooking class?

Here’s the deal: we all know that restaurants overcharge for Valentine’s dinners, offering mediocre food and wine for Michelin-starred prices. I suggest we boycott them this year and try cooking something ourselves 🙂 The question then is – cooking at home is pretty much an everyday occasion for most of us, so how do we make it both fun and romantic? Easy – we go to a cooking class! On a mission to find something challenging for couples, I stumbled up Recipease – another ingenious invention of the UK’s favourite chef (whether it’s fair or not), Jamie Oliver. Recipease’s team of chefs offer easy and fun 2-hour lessons, ranging from spicy Thai curries to hand-made pasta dishes. I selected a sushi lesson, simply because my boyfriend had always admired Japanese cuisine and wanted to learn how to make rolls and dips at home. The place itself was very busy, as we were practically cooking in an open-plan kitchen in front of other non-cooking customers. Each couple received a set of ingredients, with instructors explaining easy …