Foods of Love
Choose your aphrodisiacs sparingly, and be confident about how to prepare and eat the 'classics' of seduction cuisine. Remember, too, that many of these foodstuffs are an acquired taste...
Asparagus: nineteenth-century French
bridegrooms were required to eat several helpings at their
Coffee: perhaps it's more about the energy boosting caffeine...
Chocolate: the chemicals phenylethylamine and serotonin in chocolate stimulate the pleasure points in the brain. Chocolate is banned in some monasteries.
Figs: the Ancient Greeks are said to have celebrated the seasonal crop of figs with ritual copulation.
Oysters: apparently Casanova ate 50 for breakfast.
Truffles: highly-prized, highly-priced, highly-scented