Month: February 2011

An Open Letter To David Lebovitz

Dear David, The first thing I said upon finishing to read the entire 9,238 words-length post, titled “Food Blogging”, is: WOW! (Sorry David, but it calls for an exclamation mark and I am not laughing). The second thing I said: “I can’t believe I read the entire article”. Then I added: “Yes I can”. It…


Cooking together, romantic dinner, breakfast in bed

Keep the fire burning If you recall, during the days leading up to Valentine’s Day, I was wondering why we are building up anxiety, excitement, passion, sexual desire and so on and then comes Tuesday, the day after Valentine’s Day and we start to talk about business, office issues, financial problems, school events, but nothing…


MEASURING TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL BAKING

Believe or not, I was just getting ready to bake some cookies (I have a new recipe that is actually considered a vegan recipe, so I want to try it out with respect to taste, texture, appearance, shelf-life, etc.), when I realized that I do not have my “crutch.” I never start to bake without…


VALENTINE’S DAY WITHOUT CHOCOLATES? DON’T EVEN THINK OF IT.

Rouge Passion by Richart’s Chocolates Just as we cannot see celebrating Valentine’s Day without chocolates, it would be a sin not to seek out the best possible selection for your Valentine. We have reported previously about the products of top chocolatiers in the US ( (please see previous posts); and just by thinking about the…


UNIQUE SEDUCTIVE GIFTS FOR YOUR VALENTINE

Valentine’s Day is a time to relax and delight in your mate’s company while enjoying life’s simple pleasures. A gift that says “I’ve been thinking about you” will delightfully cap off any romantic dinner on the town or at the table for two at your home. We all know the usual suspects as “Send Flowers…


EXOTIC LOVE-FRUITS FOR YOUR VALENTINE’S DAY

“A perfectly ripe piece of fruit shared with your lover is a true romantic moment.” While I am writing this post, I cannot help but think: why are we talking, writing, and reading about foods with aphrodisiac properties only for a few weeks leading to Valentine’s Day? Are we interested to have a great sex…


SAY GOODBY TO MISMATCHED LIBIDO THIS VALENTINE’S DAY

Premium Chocolate Mousse for Two People say “Forget Love. I’d rather fall in chocolate.” I say, why choose?? With legend, lore, and even science suggesting that chocolate may have aphrodisiac properties, love and chocolate seems like a match made in heaven. There is nothing more stimulating than sharing a great chocolate dessert (in many different…


My Wiccan Friend’s Pate Recipe for New Witches

Pates are one of the favorite dishes of witches around the world. If you have started practiing Wicca, you should probably look into preparing one. Don’t worry, I came across one, courtesy of one of my Wiccan friends from Spain! Friends Pate This pâté recipe was kindly ceded by my friend Jose, one of the editors…