Food for Romance
Through the ages, certain foods have been considered aphrodisiacs. Other foods are saved for intimate moments because of their extravagant expensive. Here's a menu that has it all. Also, learn the truth about certain romance-related food myths.
Here's a Valentine's Day menu featuring foods that are famous for their effect on the libido, plus expensive foods that are worth the splurge for that special someone.
Oysters with Tomato-Fennel Relish Don't you wonder why some consider oysters to be an aphrodisiac? Experience is the best teacher. Try these.
Cheese Crisps with Creme Fraiche and Caviar Three fabulous textures and flavors in one gorgeous little morsel. No wonder they say great things come in small packages!
Champagne-Poached Pear Salad "Champagne" is like "Velcro." Everyone uses the word generically although it's legally defined. "Real" champagne is sparkling wine made in the Champagne region of France. Other parts of the world, too, make excellent sparkling wines.
Garlicky Steak and Asparagus Treat you and your loved one to strip steaks, a fabulous cut of beef, simply cooked and served with asparagus.
Honey of a Fruit Salad Fresh fruit drizzled with an intoxicating papaya-honey sauce is the perfect end to a romantic dinner.
Chocolate-Dipped Berries Sensuous berries coated in chocolate. Need I say more?
Superfoods for Romance
If you're searching for simple ways to spice up your love life, try looking in the refrigerator.