Diva Dish with homemade sushi recipes by Diane Brown One of the things I love about sushi is its ceremony. Based on etiquette and order, sushi demands a distinct method of preparation and dining. At the sushi bar, the sequence of service never alters: It starts with a hot towel and ends with a sweet […]
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About Diane Brown
Diane Brown is the author of The Seduction Cookbook: Culinary Creations For Lovers, (Innova Publishing 2005). Diane is a personal chef as well as a freelance food writer. Her work is published in magazines including Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Sunset, Veggie Life, Chile Pepper and Wine Enthusiast. She has demonstrated her aphrodisiac cooking secrets on radio and television. And her appearances include cooking with the late Dick Clark and Danny Bonaduce on “The Other Half;” appearing on Fox News “Ask the Expert;” and giving Valentine’s Day tips to Leeza Gibbons on “Leeza at Night.” You can also find her in Los Angeles teaching aphrodisiac cooking classes for couples in venues such as Sur La Table and Chef’s Inc. She is a graduate of the professional cooking series from the New School. And she has worked in corporate restaurant kitchens as a senior manager and trainer.
DISCOVER FAMILY FARM BOX
Diane’s current book project spotlights fun and festive parties for two. These are the kind of parties she loves to throw for her husband, a Hollywood stuntman. She’d love to hear from you about your favorite party ideas. You can contact her at her blog and website Family Farm Box, http://www.familyfarmbox.com.
Entries by Diane Brown
Celebrating Setsuban with sushi recipes from Chef Diane Brown There is a tradition in Japan to celebrate the change from winter to spring, or Setsuban. I’ve translated this beautiful tradition into a menu of spring-inspired sushi recipes. Use them to set the scene for a romantic dinner for two. Or take one or two of […]
A sauce for pasta, chicken or fish I adapted this Puttanesca Sauce recipe from my first cookbook, The Seduction Cookbook: Culinary Creations For Lovers. It is, of course, the classic sauce for Pasta Puttanesca. But I also enjoy using this sauce over chicken or fish.
Diva Dish with aphrodisiac food authority Diane Brown Language is rich and decadent in romance novels, a certain way to arouse the reader and create a fantasy world. In fact, when I looked at the most frequently used words in the average romance novel, the top five were need, want, pleasure, mouth and stir. The lingo […]
Stirring up passion for Valentine’s Day–menu and recipes with Diane Brown Wild Mushroom Risotto with Seared Scallops Scallops are the product of Aphrodite’s sea-foam voyage, and are high in phosphorus and iodine, which may have a beneficial effect on sexual potency. Mushrooms, along with their earthy sensuality, have high phosphorus and potassium content, as well as […]