Land n Sand Jan / Feb 2014 - Page 18

Whisked, Whipped, Warmed 10 Valentine’s Aphrodisiacs Words: Zunia Boucher-Myers “Most people do not realise that some of the most commonly used ingredients found in kitchens have the ability to get their mojo on the move.” Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you are anything like me, you intend to woo your sweetheart to distraction. Why not stay home this year and do things a little differently? If you are in a relationship, keeping the flames of desire kindled takes dedication. For those flying solo (for now) and who have their eye on someone special, read on as I have what might just be the magical ingredients to get the ball rolling, so to speak. A quote often incorrectly attributed to the Dalai Lama, is that you should approach love and cooking with reckless abandon. With that in mind, why not spend some time together in the kitchen, honouring that deep connection that preparing food together can bring? To take it a step further why not use aphrodisiacs in every course?