This easy paella recipe is a part of a larger story I created on aphrodisiac tapas. Whether you’re hosting an aphrodisiac tapas night or just want a quick and satisfying meal for the family, this tasty and simple paella will do the trick. It incorporates one of my favorite aphrodisiac seafoods, shrimp. But it also showcases […]
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About Diane Brown
Diane Brown is the author of The Seduction Cookbook: Culinary Creations For Lovers, (Innova Publishing 2005). She is a personal chef as well as a freelance food writer. Her work has appeared in publications including Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Sunset, Veggie Life, Chile Pepper and Wine Enthusiast. She has taught aphrodisiac cooking both in person and on tv and radio, including appearances on The Other Half, Fox News “Ask the Expert” and Leeza at Night. A champion of CSA's, Diane writes the blog Family Farm Box, where she showcases the use of local, fresh produce.
Entries by Diane Brown
This Korean Beef Stew is healthy comfort food I was thrilled to share this Korean Beef Stew from my website and business, The Family Farm Box because, although I created it as an easy, family meal, it’s actually a well-balanced dish loaded with aphrodisiac ingredients.
As a culinary instructor and the author of an aphrodisiac cookbook, I’ve spent many years teaching cooking to singles and to couples. What is most interesting to me about the experience is not what the participants learn in our short time together but how cooking together changes people. I’ve seen strangers become lifelong friends and […]
This menu features three of my favorite Valentine’s Day recipes. I’ve written each of the recipes to serve two, since they’re designed for a night of seduction. However, I think they’re the kind of recipes you’ll want to add to your regular rotation. Each of them can be doubled fairly easily. Of course, if the […]
This play on rice and black beans offers all the traditional flavors of tomato and spice. The only difference is that the rice isn’t rice, it is cauliflower rice. Ricing cauliflower is a great way to add nutrition to your meal while cutting some of the “white” carbs.
A spicy seafood appetizer spiked with tequila This steamed mussels recipe is how I recommend starting a saucy, boozy-themed, aphrodisiac dinner for two. (For more on creating a spirits-laced dinner for two, read my article, “Hitting the Sauce.”) These tequila mussels are my version of classic, French shellfish steamed in white wine. Only I use […]
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 […]
One of my favorite sauces 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.
This romantic New Year’s Eve menu is inspired by the exotic flavors of the Orient. The idea of these playful New Year’s Eve dinner recipes is to chase away any winter chill while exciting the senses with the aphrodisiacs of the far East with this menu of Asian dinner recipes.