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'A thousand years of aphrodisiacs and secret potions are distilled within this volume of delights.
Revealed herein, in an intriguing blend of anecdote, myth and historical fact, are the amatory properties of diverse ingredients, from everyday foods such as honey and chocolate to exotic ingredients from the Orient.
Here too are recipes for love potions and philtres to arouse desire and libido-enhancing menus for intimate encounters.
Sensuously illustrated with photographs and erotic paintings and engravings, The Food of Love will be a source of inspiration for lovers everywhere.'
96 high quality shiny pages split over chapters:
Love Potions The Foods of Love Menus for Romantic Encounters
with an introduction and an index.
'This book describes food in many forms, fish, meat, exotic spices, herbs, fruits, vegetables and plenty more.
Although the ingredients come from all over the world - and in particular form the East with its long tradition of aphrodisiacs - they all have one thing in common: they are all reputed to enhance your love life, and in particular to help your libido to blossom.........
Where appropriate, recipes have been included in each of the sections, but there are many more you can experiment with from your own cookery books, once you know the magical properties of the ingredients....... '
A taste of the pleasures within:
Chocolate Benedictine 'the chocolate, sugar and the liqueuer combine to give an instant source of energy'
Banana Syrup 'Jamaican limbo dancers are reputed to get some of their zest from this - add it to fruit salad.'
Carpet Bag Steak 'a combination of steak and oysters is a sure-fire winner.'
Zabaglione Smoked Salmon and Taramasalata Prawns in Ginger Sauce Gravadlax Pears Belle-Hélène Lamb and Apricot Duck with Chocolate Sauce Bananas FlambéRead more ›