What You Should Cook For Your Favorite Women, Based On Their Zodiac Sign

What You Should Cook For Your Favorite Women, Based On Their Zodiac Sign

Whether it's your mother, sister, daughter, wife or girlfriend, show your love and treat the special women in your lives to a special meal this year for International Women's Day. Here's a guide of what to cook, according to their star sign.

Here's a salute to all the women out there. 'Cause yes, they do the cooking, yes, they do the cleaning - and so much more! Armed with different goals and personalities, every woman is unique and it's hard to figure out the best dish to surprise them with for International Women's Day.

Fret not, we've got you covered. Based on their zodiac sign, here are some ideas that might tickle their taste buds and satisfy their food cravings.  

1. Aquarius: Nasi Lemak Burrito

January 20 - February 18

Aquariuses are eclectic and extremely inventive. You'll definitely score some brownie points with an innovative dish that others have never tried before, and this Nasi Lemak Burrito might just fit the bill. Classic nasi lemak ingredients including rich coconut rice, fried chicken, ikan bilis, egg, and sambal, are creatively wrapped in a soft tortilla to make a delicious burrito with an Asian twist. Each bite is bound to be a delight.  

Related: 10 Fantastic Dishes By AFN's Female Foodies To Celebrate International Women's Day

2. Pisces: Filipino Sour Soup with Milkfish Belly

19 February - 20 March

Symbolized by two fish swimming in opposite directions, Pisces often feel a sense of conflict within them. Soothe their gentle souls with a comforting bowl of Sinigang na Tiyan ng Bangus (Filipino Sour Soup with Milkfish Belly). This Filipino fish soup will help to recharge their spirit and warm their bellies with every mouthful.

Related: 10 Most Comforting Soups For All Time

3. Aries: Honey Soy Salmon

21 March - 19 April 

It would be nice to cook something well-balanced and healthy for an Aries. They are an ambitious and spontaneous bunch who likes things to be done fast - food included - so they might turn to fast food often. Treat them to a plate of Honey Soy Salmon with a side of carrots and eggplants for a nourishing meal. Just be sure to have it ready before they arrive!

Related: 11 Easy Tips For Healthier Meals

4. Taurus: Penne with Tomatoes and Basil

20 April - 20 May

Humble and dependable, Taurus folks would appreciate food that exude the same qualities. You can't go wrong with a classic pasta dish like Penne with Tomatoes and Basil. This fuss-free recipe is filled with simple ingredients and familiar flavors that taste of home. If you prefer a cream-based option, whip up the Creamy Chicken Pasta instead.

Related: 10 Easy Asian Pasta Recipes

5. Gemini: Mala Pancakes with Crispy Fried Chicken

21 May - 20 June

People born under Gemini love trying new things and are generally adaptable to new situations. Surprise them with a unique food combination that will excite their taste buds, like Mala Pancakes with Crispy Fried Chicken. A little sweet, a little savory and a little spicy, this dish is guaranteed to impress with its interesting balance of flavors. 

Related: 10 Mad-About-Mala Recipes For All Spice Levels

6. Cancer: Wonton Noodles

21 June - 22 July 

Being emotional and family-oriented, Cancers prefer meals that are nostalgic and meaningful, and would definitely choose a home-cooked meal over a dinner at a fancy restaurant any time. A rustic dish like Malaysian Wonton Noodles might appeal to their sentimental nature with its humble ingredients and inherently local flavors.

Related: 10 Noodle Recipes for Easy Anytime Meals

7. Leo: Smoked Scallops with Popcorn Sauce

23 July - 22 August

Leos, on the other hand, enjoy the finer things in life. It would be best to prepare a dish with bright and bold flavors to match their fiery personality. Look no further than these Smoked Scallops with Popcorn Sauce! Not only does it taste good, its elegant plating is sure to impress as well. 

Related: 10 Must Try Seafood Recipes 

8. Virgo: Chocolate Brownies with Salted Caramel Drizzle

23 August - 22 September

Chocolate Brownies with Salted Caramel Drizzle are the perfect treat for Virgos. Sweet and decadent yet practical and not too over the top, brownies are deliciously reliable and easy to make. Elevate the dish with salted caramel drizzle, a scoop of ice cream and some strawberries to make it extra special.

Related: 7 Decadent Brownies to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

9. Libra: Korean Army Stew

23 September - 22 October

Libras are all about balance. A great tasting dish has to look equally good for it to be perfect. Also known as the most harmonious sign who love to share, they would appreciate a dish that can be enjoyed with family and friends. Filled with a variety of ingredients which include meat, carbs and veggies, this Korean Army Stew checks all the right boxes!

Related: 8 Classic Korean Dishes From Popular K-Dramas

10. Scorpio: Tom Yam Soup

23 October - 21 November

There's more to a Scorpio than meets the eye. Deep, mysterious and intense, Scorpios won't be wowed just by a dish's appearance. It has to have great depth of flavor to win them over. Not to worry, we've the perfect dish for you - Tom Yam Soup. This Thai specialty has layers upon layers of flavor, combining the spicy,  sweet, sour and savory into one mouthwatering meal.

Related: 10 Super Shiok Spicy Recipes

11. Sagittarius: Chicken Biryani Sushi Rolls

22 November - 21 December

Reignite their love for travel and bring your favorite Sagittarian on a culinary adventure in the comfort of their own home with these Chicken Biryani Sushi Rolls. Generally open to new experiences and sampling food from all over the world, they would be excited to try this Indian-Japanese fusion dish. It is also the perfect bite-sized snack as they always seem to be on-the-go.

Related: 10 Round-the-World Recipes to Feed Your Wanderlust

12. Capricorn: Beef Rendang

December 22 - January 19

Known for their down-to-earth nature, Capricorns appreciate hard work, and nothing displays the true labor of love more than a plate of Beef Rendang. While it is not super frilly or fancy, Caps would acknowledge the effort you've put into making this classic Indonesian dish. Enjoy these juicy morsels of spiced meat with a plate of rice for a wholesome meal. 


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