The candle light dinner, this is a must Valentine’s Day. And it’s also a great opportunity to whip up some food aphrodisiacs, which will raise the temperature by a few degrees …
First, for your romantic meal, choose a relatively light and easy-to-digest menu, just to not fall asleep right after the meal. The atmosphere also plays an important role, do not neglect it! Take the time to pamper yourself, put a soft or sensual music, turn on some candles and take care of it table decoration.
As for meals, bet on aliments known for their stimulating properties – if these are not always proven, you will still lose nothing by trying! Over the centuries, numerous books have praised the effects of certain herbs or spices as the savory, the thyme, the cardamom where the saffron. The ginger and the ginseng would both have an action vasodilator.
asparagus would also have aphrodisiac effects, just like the celery, with which Madame de Pompadour tried to combat her frigidity. We also attribute to the latter the famous adage: “If the woman knew what celery does to the man, she would go get it from Paris to Rome”.
Some more delicate dishes would also stimulate sexual appetite. In the memories of Casanova, a simple tasting ofOysters turns into a sensual game. The famous work of Kama Sutra touts the benefits of caviar. In addition, the truffle boost the production of androsterone, a hormone derived from testosterone.
Finally, do not hesitate to enhance your desserts of vanilla, of honey, or fruits such as grenade where the fig : full of seeds, they symbolize fertility. And don’t forget that staging is also important: a dish that is eaten delicately with your fingers will always have its small effect … dark chocolate, rich in dopamine (also called pleasure hormone) also lends itself very well to naughty games – and especially if you finish your meal with a Chocolate fondue, which you can taste with fruit… or directly on your Valentine’s body!
The most powerful aphrodisiac foods
- Thyme and savory
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