12 Aphrodisiac Foods to Try This Valentine's Day
Casarecci Viagro' Ancient Chili Pepper Remedy Infused Oil is as pleasing to the eye as it is to the taste. This chili pepper infused olive oil is kept in a heart-shaped glass bottle because Italians believe it to be a natural aphrodisiac. Be sure to include this Valentine’s Day-themed item on your dinner table. Drizzle this spicy and luscious pepper oil on your pasta, bruschetta, meat dishes and more.
Casarecci Viagro Crushed Red Hot Chili Pepper is a hot spice blend to sprinkle on just about any Italian recipe. The chili pepper is known as an aphrodisiac because, TheHealthy.com reports, its chemical properties activate feel-good hormones in the human body. So don’t miss out! Pizza, pasta, sauces, and other types of Italian dishes all get a nice kick from Casarecci Viagro.
Casarecci Viagro' Spicy Vegetarian Chili Spread is a textured hot sauce that can be used to spice up pizza, pasta, bread and other Italian recipes. Eat this Southern Italian hot chili spread as part of an appetizer or entree for your romantic Valentine’s Day dinner.
Nutella + Rigoni di Asiago Strawberry Fruit Spread
When you exchange Valentine’s Day gifts this year, enjoy a luscious dessert reminiscent of chocolate-covered strawberries. Combine Nutella with Rigoni di Asiago Strawberry Fruit Spread in a crepe, on ice cream, and other sweet treats.
Strega Magie Milk Chocolate Truffles are uniquely Italian chocolates made with Strega Liqueur, an Italian liqueur made with dozens of natural herbs, including saffron, mint, and juniper berries. These delicious milk chocolate and hazelnut truffles have a delightful cream center. Don’t just give your loved one flowers and chocolate, give them Strega Chocolate Truffles.
Torani White Chocolate and Dark Chocolate Sauce
Chocolate is a well-known natural aphrodisiac, and it comes in many forms. Make your Valentine’s Day dessert even more heavenly by topping it with Torani’s velvety white chocolate and dark chocolate sauces. Drizzle chocolate sauce on fruit, ice cream, and more.
Figs have been thought to be an aphrodisiac food since ancient times. The curvy shape of the fig and its fertile, red center make it a sensual fruit, that according to PBS, attracted even Cleopatra. Mitica Chocohigos Hand-Dipped Dark Chocolate Figs combine two aphrodisiac foods in one.
The pomegranate is an aphrodisiac food for the same reason the fig is. The pomegranate’s robust red center filled with seeds represents fertility. It is also thought by many to be the Forbidden Fruit Adam and Eve ate from the Tree of Knowledge, and not the apple. Dress your meat, dessert, or fruit with Gianni Calogiuri Vincotto Pomegranate Vinegar and savor the taste of a fruity balsamic.
Saffron is one of the most popular aphrodisiac herbs and spices. It is also a highly prized culinary ingredient that can be very expensive to get. Use Rebecchi Zaffareno Italian Saffron in your cooking when you prepare your romantic Valentine’s Day dinner.
Not sure how to cook with saffron? Enjoy it as part of your cheese plate instead. Amatrice Pecorino Zafferano Cheese is an exquisite Italian cheese that has already been infused with saffron. Amatrice Pecorino Zafferano is both sweet and spicy with a lovely aroma, best paired with fruity wines.
- Taylor Markarian