Already in ancient Greece and Egypt, it was known that some substances of animal, vegetable and mineral origin stimulate a sexual desire. In honor of the goddess of love, Aphrodite, they were called aphrodisiacs. Now the properties of aphrodisiacs are thoroughly studied and are successfully used in cooking and perfumery.
Myths about aphrodisiacs
There are many myths and misbeliefs about aphrodisiacs. For example, Casanova, famous for his love affairs, knew aphrodisiac properties, stimulating sexual activity, very well. According to legend, he ate about 50 oysters per day, as well as refreshed himself with raw eggs and caviar.
In the Middle Ages, a blister beetle, known for its ability to arouse sexual desire from the time of ancient Rome, obtained a wide circulation. Tincture, made of a substance released by the beetles (a blister beetle), stimulated passion and made positive influence on sexual potency. Medicines made from blister beetles can be bought even today, but abuse of them is dangerous for health.
Aphrodisiacs for men
As the famous saying goes, “the way to a man's heart is through his stomach”. And it means not only to give the man some delicious food to eat, but also which exactly ingredients to choose. Aphrodisiacs for men contain a lot of protein, vitamin B complex and zinc. Avocados, oysters, eggs, nuts, caviar are rich with these substances. Garlic, onion, horseradish, celery, parsley, ginger and various spices, such as red pepper, cardamom, anise, vanilla beans, also arouse sexual desire.
Cooking with aphrodisiacs it is important not to overdo. Better a little fire to warm us than a great one to burn us. And do not try to repeat the deeds of Casanova in order to please a woman, because it's just a legend. Moreover, indigestion is hardly conducive to a romantic relationship.
Aphrodisiacs for Russian ladies
Chocolate, champagne, and strawberries are the most common aphrodisiacs for Russian ladies. In France, for example, according to the ancient custom it was usual to serve cold strawberry soup for a newly married couple on their honeymoon. If Russian ladies loves roses, then not only a bouquet will help to fascinate her, but also fragrance and taste of rose petal jam. Aphrodisiacs for Russian ladies send signals into the brain stimulating the desire and thereby helping to relax and release the body. Also, aphrodisiacs have a positive effect on blood circulation.
Various fragrances, perfumes and essential oils also arouse a desire. It is known that in choosing a partner sense of smell plays a big role. With a well-chosen perfume, containing aphrodisiacs, it is possible to enhance own attractiveness.
Experiment in the kitchen
Try to prepare meals that contain aphrodisiac products by yourself, and invite the Russian ladies for a romantic dinner. The main thing is a choice of a tasty recipe. This may be an avocado salad, oysters with lemon juice or onion soup with celery. And for dessert prepare a dark chocolate mousse with strawberries and serve a champagne.
Alain Chapel,French Master Chef and Restaurateur, once said, “You have to love what you eat, or love a person you are cooking for. Cooking food is an act of love”. And using aphrodisiacs while cooking, you will not only spend an unforgettable evening, but also, it might be, you will win the heart of the Russian ladies forever. At the same time, it is important to remember that the main aphrodisiac is love.
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