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The 21 Most Romantic Foods to Eat

Valentines Day is seen as a symbolic day of celebrating your relationship with your partner, spouse or lover. Legend has it that Saint Valentine of Rome was imprisoned for performing weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry. During his imprisonment he also healed the daughter of his jailer and wrote her a letter titled “Your Valentine” before his execution.

It is therefore seen as a day to write a letter and/or send a card to your loved one to acknowledge and celebrate your love. Along with celebrations, there is always food and if you need ideas on what to eat then the following list will get you on the right track.

This list is compiled as being the most romantic foods and some with aphrodisiac qualities!

  1. Whipped Cream – accompanied with any romantic dessert one can’t go wrong!
  2. Chocolate – eaten as is or cooked within a dish, it is seen as a the universal romantic food. It has a similar alkaloid to caffeine therefore giving us a good feeling
  3. Fondue – chocolate or cheese, a beautiful way to share a romantic evening together
  4. Champagne – a definite must when celebrating with food
  5. Steak  – cooked perfectly with accompanying vegetables, this dish will hit the spot
  6. Oysters – seen as a food with aphrodisiac qualities as they are high in zinc which raises testosterone levels… this is a great way to start the celebrations
  7. Coffee – in many cases most couples may have met over coffee, so it makes this drink a romantic hit
  8. Chicken and creamy mushrooms – this delicious combination makes this a tasty hit
  9. Spaghetti and meatballs – made from scratch, this meal can make a delicious impact
  10. Fruit Salad – especially with strawberries, blueberries, bananas and covered with honey
  11. Basil – known as a herb for lovers, it can heal headaches, promote circulation and has an alluring aroma
  12. Avocados – the Spanish saw this fruit as so sexy that the Priests banned it!
  13. Truffles – Since times of Ancient Rome, this was seen as an aphrodisiac. It emits a pheremone compound called Androstenone, which is similar to male sweat and will certainly be a hit for most women too!
  14. Chilli Peppers – They release endorphins and can increase the mood. It was famously used in ancient times by ruler Montezuma by being mixed in with a chocolate drink to stimulate his tongue and pulse before he met with his concubines
  15.  Watermelon – after research it is found that watermelon is known as nature’s Viagra for men. It has a phytonutrient in it which helps to relax the blood vessels similar to Viagra and is a great source of lycopene which supports heart health
  16. Figs – Many cultures associated figs with fertility, seen as a sexy fruit by many cultures
  17. Goji Berries – also seen as an aphrodisiac, this fruit is used in sweet and savoury dishes and are high in Beta Carotene. The Chinese have also learnt that this fruit treats metabolic syndrome which can lead to the onset of erectile dysfunction
  18. Ice Cream – Made in every flavour possible, this is the dessert to share and enjoy with a loved one
  19. Strawberries – Dipped in chocolate, or whipped cream, you have a perfect romantic match!
  20. Bananas – not only for the phallic shape of this fruit but it also contains Bromelain which is an enzyme  that triggers Testosterone production and along with its Potassium and vitamin B levels it gives you energy too
  21. Honey – It is a symbol of procreation as it is created via pollination. The word ‘Honeymoon’ also got its name from an alcoholic beverage made from honey given to the bride and groom. It also contains boron, which regulates Estrogen and Testosterone levels and provides a natural energy boost.

Enjoy creating some romantic meals with the above foods, they are certainly a great way to celebrate with your love. If cooking yourself is not your style, why not think about getting a Personal Chef for the night, make sure you give them this list and they will be sure to make you a perfect romantic meal!

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