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 orange cut into segments and speared with toothpicks. But […]
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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
This recipe is my twist on a classic lemon drop shooter. A fun drink everyone loves to throw back, a lemon shooter can make a tension easing start to a romantic evening at home. And to make sure the romance sticks, I’ve added the aphrodisiac of lavender to my lemon drop shoot recipe. This faintly […]
Chef Diane Brown offers us this easy brown rice salad for winter and spring featuring the finest seasonal produce, most of which is aphrodisiac.
A Mojo sauce is a simple but flavorful Cuban tradition. We use it in my house to bring fresh flavor to grilled fish and meats and roasts.
At this time of year, the selection of fresh vegetables starts to get redundant. Soon, we’ll start to grow tired of root vegetables and sturdy greens. But in winter, a raft of exotic fruits appear on store shelves. True, they’re more costly than your average apple or pair but their intense flavors go a long […]
Greek recipes for a romantic occasion from Chef Diane Brown Cupid gets all of the attention for Valentine’s Day. Of course, we identify this lover’s holiday with his cherubic image. But his Greek counterpart, Eros, is rarely as iconic. That’s why I’ve created this romantic, Greek menu inspired by Eros.
I love this roast chicken because it’s a simple, pure and tasty main dish. It easily is one of my favorite easy chicken recipes. And one chicken feeds my family of three about three times, so it’s one of my more economical recipes, saving both time and money. But even though this is one of […]
Warm spices & winter jewels make recipes for a romantic dinner Just when I’m tired of root vegetables and winter squash, bored with rustic comfort food and stuffed to the gills with the pedestrian turkey, nature titillates my sense of pleasure, and the jewels of winter arrive in the markets. I’m talking about exotic fruits […]
This beautiful appetizer recipe is a part of a larger story I created on aphrodisiac tapas. Empanadas are savory bundles found in Spanish and many Latin cultures.