Friday, January 23, 2009

Ingredients for Love, Lust & Libido

Over the centuries many have formed a belief that certain foods that we eat are aphrodisiacs! Human kind have sought out such foods for the purpose of fertility, increasing sex drive and seducing a prospective lover. Science has proven that some of these foods do have some effect on the body. What effect, well that's debatable. But, if you are still pondering what to prepare for dinner tonight, here's some food for thought.

Some of the more popularly known aphrodisiacs include: Alcohol & Champagne , Asparagus, Bananas, Caviar, Chocolate, Figs, Almonds,Vanilla, Oysters, Radish and Strawberries.

Some unlikely Surprises: Avocado, Sweet Basil, Honey, Garlic, Licorice, Carrots, Raspberry, Truffles, Pineapple and Puffer Fish.



Anonymous said...

Very interesting! I'd love to see some recipes featuring these ingredients :)

Spicy Wifey said...

Hey Anonymous, we actually have a couple "Romantic Recipes" posted on our website. Go to and click recipes.

We have 2 featured right now and 1 does have chocolate and strawberries. The other, alcohol! Check back frequently for new post. And if any bloggers have some recipes, please help Anonymous out and post one in the comments!