“Staying Power” menu

Ever been in this situation? I’m sorry if you have, just know that you’re not alone. Yep, definitely awkward to say the least! Looking for a bedroom boost? Skip the little blue pills in a bottle. Throughout history, food and drink have had a reputation for making sex more attainable and pleasurable. The word aphrodisiac comes from the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite and she knows a thing or two about love! Serve up these aphrodisiac dishes pronto and make some magic (don’t worry, we won’t ask you to serve up crushed reindeer antlers)!

“Staying Power” main course demo

‘One take’ Cooking Videos so forgive any faux pas & yes I know that I talk too much at times!
PS: If you’re enjoying the ‘Menu Mood Music’, please remember to pause or mute it before watching this Main Course Demo—unless you’re really into multi-tasking!

“Staying Power” recipes

Caviar is a very elegant, glamorous, and delicious appetizer. Impress your ‘special guest’ with this caviar plate. A small jar of fine caviar can go a long, long, long way…did I say...
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Use fresh basil in your world tonight to liven up your meal and your sex life! A little goes a long way; it not only adds fresh flavour, but it could also enhance sexual desire by increasing heart...
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In the Arabian Nights stories, you read of the use of this ancient spice as an aphrodisiac. Cardamom is warming and pungent, can increase blood flow, accounting for its delicious aphrodisiac...
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Ahhhh carrots! It may be the shape that does it for some people, but carrots also contain vitamins that are important in hormone production. Chili peppers do double-duty - they heat up the body,...
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How can you possibly go wrong with chocolate, it’s a clear winner in this department! Pure, dark chocolate has a centuries old reputation as an aphrodisiac. Chocolate contains phenylethylamine...
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“Staying Power” playlist

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Some music to get you in the mood!
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“Staying Power” menu shopping list

BEGIN: “Love Potion No. 9” Chilled Caviar

  • Caviar
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • 1 small red onion, finely minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon plain yogurt
  • 1 loaf, good quality, thin sliced white bread.
  • Unsalted butter, room temperature
  • Serve with chilled Champagne!

FOLLOW: “9 ½ Weeks” Basil & Honey Balsamic Glazed Chicken

  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 cup honey (organic raw honey is the ‘bomb’ – the best)
  • 2 teaspoons freshly cracked black pepper
  • ½ cup roughly chopped basil (plus 1 tbsp for garnish)
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh garlic
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea Salt
  • Freshly cracked black pepper
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ cup chicken stock or broth
  • 1 tablespoon butter

FOLLOW: “Spanish Fly” Lemony Carrots with Chili Pepper & Cumin

  • l lb oz carrots, cut in half and quartered lengthways
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon chili pepper flakes
  • 1 ½ teaspoon each paprika and ground cumin
  • ¼ c each flat-leaf parsley and coriander, most of the bottom stalks discarded, finely chopped
  • ½ tablespoon lemon juice
  • 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt to taste

FOLLOW: “You Shook Me All Night Long” Cardamom & Coconut Infused Basmati Rice

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 2-inch piece cinnamon stick
  • 1/8 teaspoon cardamom seeds (from about 4 pods)
  • 2 cups coconut water

FINISH: “Don’t Stop Believing” Molton Lava Chocolate Cakes

  • 4 oz semi-sweet pure dark chocolate
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon red wine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger