Lightly fry around 10 or 12 fresh shrimps and stir into a sauce of cream, mustard, parsley, nutmeg, lemon juice and pepper, simmered separately over a low flame.
Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract and 200g of melted chocolate.
Chill the mixture before folding in 1 1/3 cups of whipped cream.
Something dry, which apparently stimulates the saliva glands.
Trewhella recommends the classic champagne cocktail. Shake a few drops of bitters on to a sugar cube and pop it into a champagne flute.
After you've bagged a few dates, you will hopefully be enjoying those first few weeks of passion with your new beau.
Stage one of a new relationship is all about fancy restaurants, after-work cocktails and surprise theatre trips.
Comfortably loosened up by the cocktail, we were guided through a main course bound to impress any date: armagnac-flambéd duck breast with mini glazed turnips and red peppers. Our chef, Baldwin Stoel, explained it in terms even a hob-dodger like me could understand.
Prepare two huge slabs of duck breast by cutting off as much fat around the edges as you can.
Of course, you should always be yourself, but tweaking is allowed.