The Aphrodisiac Encyclopaedia: A Compendium of Culinary Come-ons

Author: Mark Douglas Hill
Publisher: Vintage
Category: Food & Drink, General Cookery, Cookery Dishes & Courses, Miscellaneous Items
Book Format: Hardcover

Of life's many joys, the pleasures of the table and the delights of the boudoir are without question what make life worth living.Mark Douglas-Hill has spent a lifetime in pursuit of foods that encourage friskiness and enhance the frisking. In search of the ultimate aphrodisiac dishes, over the years he has researched and refined, trialed and tested ingredients and recipes from all over the world. This compendium of culinary come-ons is the legacy of his unceasing quest.The Aphrodisiac Cookbook is a veritable encyclopaedia of aphrodisiacs - from liquorice to lobster, figs to foie gras, mango to mint. Along with mouth-wateringly tempting recipes, each entry is packed with diverse and diverting fact - historical, literary, biological and psychological - and the aphrodisiac and amorous qualities of each ingredient examined and appraised.Dig in and delight in the dainties unearthed for your delectation and deviation in this devilishly delicious cookbook.

About Mark Douglas Hill
Mark Douglas Hill is an epicurean, glutton, sybarite, sensualist and sometime slut - a randy and outspoken bon viveur. This flamboyant, larger than life character is the literary comic creation and alter ego of Mark Hill. Educated at Winchester College, Edinburgh University and Leiths School of Food & Wine. The owner and executive chef of The Well Dressed Salad Company (until its sale in 2007). He now owns UANDI, a gourmet boutique hotel in the Andaman Islands and continues to work as a food consultant for a number of leading restaurant chains and food companies. The Aphrodisiac Encyclopaedia is his first book.

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SKU BK-9780224086974
Barcode # 9780224086974
Brand Vintage
Artist / Author Mark Douglas Hill
Shipping Weight 0.3200kg
Shipping Width 2.000m
Shipping Height 19.800m
Shipping Length 13.200m

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