Eating “After Dark”: Recipe Books for the Frisky Foodie

Well, well, well looks like a simple Google search for recipes containing avocado and honey, has led me unknowingly into the seedier side of the Foodie-verse. Yes my dears, did you know that there is a whole section of cookbooks devoted to the goals of seduction and sensual (culinary) surprise?

The interplay of food and physical desire are as old as time. Just look at the biblical
Song of Songs or read/watch “Like Water For Chocolate“, if you need a refresher. Still, I must admit some of these titles made me more than a little shy 🙂

For your edification!

The New InterCourses: An Aphrodisiac Cookbook

Including histories of aphrodisiacs, couples’ anecdotes, and tantalizing photography, this 10th-anniversary edition of this beautiful and innovative cookbook features more than 55 new, couple-tested recipes and a completely revised appendix.

The Seduction Cookbook: Culinary Creations For Lovers

Whether you’re planning for the slow seduction of a three-course meal or an imaginative way to lead up to the real main course, here are dozens of delicious recipes and creative tips for that perfect night in – and the morning after.

In The Seduction Cookbook, author Diane Brown offers much more than romantic recipe secrets. She teaches how to heighten passion through appetizing anticipation, and shares tempting techniques for preparing and serving her creations.

Fork Me, Spoon Me: the sensual cookbook

Whether you’re looking for love or just looking to fuel a little lust, Fork Me, Spoon Me the sensual cookbook will lead you by the hand down the road to romance or if you prefer, simply help you get down and dirty. Even if you can’t boil water, with this hot little page-turner at your side, you can still get it on. Hot Honey Nuts — Vanilla-Scented Sea Bass — Moist Mango Meatloaf — Ginger Mojitos — Persian Love Cake Written by Master of Gastronomy Amy Reiley, the leading American authority on sensual foods, Fork Me, Spoon Me explores the world’s most potent aphrodisiacs for steaming up the kitchen or bedroom or whatever room you feel like a little spooning.

Booty Food : A Date By Date, Nibble by Nibble, Course by Course Guide to Cultivating Love and Passion Through Food

Malouf, co-host of Hot off the Grill with Bobby Flay and host of the WE network’s Full Frontal Fashion, offers stories from her own dating life along with simple-chic recipes such as Funky Mimosas for the morning-after breakfast; Pan-Roasted Chicken with Rosemary-Lemon Butter, Blue Cheese Arugula Salad with Honeyed Walnuts, and Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic Vinaigrette for the first home-cooked meal; and Chicken Ramani, Cucumber Raita, and Minty Cuban Mojitos for keeping things “hot.” Readers in any phase of a relationship-and especially readers in no relationship at all-will be entertained and informed by this volume and will enjoy its modern design and fun photographs by Ben Fink.

Seduction and Spice: 130 Recipes for Romance

“In Seduction and Spice, Rudi Sodamin will intoxicate you with delectable aphrodisiacs that will have you scurrying from the kitchen to the bedroom…do, rejoice and indulge in the world of Aphrodite and gastronomy.”–Jacques Pépin, chef, book author, and host of Jacques Pépin’s Kitchen: Encore with Claudine on PBS

For these and other General Cookbooks visit the General Cookbook section of Veni Mangé – my Amazon store!

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