VALENTINE'S DAY BY THE WATER
Valentines is the perfect excuse to enjoy the waves, surf and the beautiful sunsets. Inner city dwellers of Chatswood, you don’t need to travel far to experience the Harbour without being struck by the traffic nor the crowds.
That’s why we have curated a list of restaurants to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Sydney.
Situated above North Sydney Olympic Swimming Pool, Aqua Dining offers a dining experience like no other. With sweeping views from Luna Park to the Harbour Bridge and Sydney’s Opera House. Chef Davide Rebeccato has created a four course set menu for $125 per person for dinner, $190 per person to include matching wines. Menu details can be found here firstname.lastname@example.org | 02 9964 9998
Some say the best start to any dinner is arriving at a restaurant and experiencing views that takes your breath away. A unique restaurant accessible by private boat, ferry or car (closet train station is North Sydney). The menu focuses on fresh seafood combined with classic French cooking. Five course tasting menu with matching wines, $195 per person. email@example.com | 02 9955 5998
Alternatively, you can create your own Valentine’s Day dinner in the comfort of your own 1 bedroom apartment. Our elegant serviced apartments offer a full kitchen where you are free to be expressive with your cooking, here a few recipes ideas to get you started
3 tbsp butter
4 garlic cloves
Red pepper flakes
2 tbsp chopped parsley
450g fresh littleneck clams
½ cup dry white wine
3 lemons (1 lemon juice), 2 wedges for serving
Step 1. Cook pasta until al dente and drain
Step 2. Medium heat on deep pan with butter, garlic, crushed red pepper flakes and parsley. Cook for 1 min for fragrance.
Step 3. Add clams and put over wine. Cover with lid and cook until clam shells open (approx. 7-10mins) – discard any unopened clams
Step 4. Add lemon juice, cooked linguine and toss until mixed well.
Molten Chocolate Cakes
8 tbsp unsalted butter
Cocoa power for dusting
2 2/3 cups semisweet chocolate chips melted
½ cup granulated sugar
6 large eggs
2/3 cups flour
2tsp espresso powder
½ tsp salt
Icing sugar for dusting
Step 1. Preheat oven to 200’C. Generously butter 12 cups of standard muffin tin. Dust with cocoa powder
Step 2. In a large bowl, cream the butter and granulated sugar until fluffy with a hand mixer. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour and salt and stir in chocolate.
Step 3. Pour batter evenly among the prepared muffin cups. Bake for 8-9 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand for 5 minutes. Tip: place a large baking sheet on top of the muffin tin and flip over to get cakes out. Place on serving plats, dust with icing sugar and serve.
Share your #sebelvalentines with us on Valentine’s Day.
Recipe from http://www.bbcgoodfood.com