During the time of writing the Kama Sutra in the first century of our era, in stimulating potions included unlimited range of ingredients, from the blood of bats to Rhino horn – all of them were considered excitatory. Gradually, however, it became known that the majority of these components instead of excitation can lead to death!
The English word aphrodisiac (aphrodisiac, stimulating) was formed on behalf of the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite. It is believed that because Aphrodite was born from the sea, oysters are a traditional component of love table. They simply served on a spectacular dish with ice, obrezannimi vinegar or Tabasco sauce, with a glass of champagne – one process of absorption should excite.
Avocado is considered voluptuous fruit, you might think, thanks to their delicate flesh and exotic skins. Actually the Spanish conquistadors introduced them in Europe as a stimulant.
Chocolate is one of the few sexual products in the list, officially proven by science. Chocolate with a glass of sweet wine or any liquor will drive crazy! Or treat your loved a Cup of hot chocolate, mixed with a spoonful of rum or brandy with cream and sprinkled with cocoa powder. Or melt the chocolate and serve with pieces of fruit to dip them in the sauce.
Game – unexpected exciting product, as well as the almond, which is on the list for his memorable fragrance. And in the 17th century botanist and herbalist Culpepper, wrote that asparagus (asparagus) “excites passion in a man and in woman.” It can be simply boiled and dipped in the air hollandaise sauce.
The only way to know how it all works – try out our 10 recipes!
Oysters three ways
Classic: serve a dozen oysters laid out on shaved ice with slices of lemon and Tabasco sauce. French: serve oysters vase with finely chopped shallot, red wine vinegar and pepper. Mexican: serve with a dollop of guacamole.
Dessert with raspberries and almonds
Lightly whisk 100ml of double cream, and mix with 100 g of cheese maskapone and a drop of vanilla essence. Cut into 80 g almond cake into pieces and put half on the bottom of two large glasses; sprinkle 1 tbsp sweet white wine. From top to pour a little raspberry and half of the prepared cream. Add second layer of cake, then sprinkle them with wine, then raspberries, finish with cream and sprinkle chopped almond Amaretti biscuits.
Tartlets with onion, potato and Parmesan cheese
Grate half of onion and half a potato. Put in a sieve and squeeze to get rid of moisture. Whisk 40g chopped bacon, 1 tbsp of Parmesan cheese, 100 ml cream, 2 eggs and flavoring. Pour into two ramekins 9 cm in diameter, are laid in a sand test, which stood a little in the oven. Sprinkle with 100 g boiled and chopped asparagus, another tbsp of Parmesan and pepper. Bake for about 30 minutes at 200 ° C until Golden brown.
Salmon with champagne sauce and tarragon