Last week I received a desperate call from a girlfriend. “I need a fish recipe to impress a new man”. I’m pretty simple with my fish recipes and they usually go along the lines of… firm fish (like wild salmon or halibut) cooked in a cast iron skillet with coconut oil and sea salt then served with a citrus zest. Done in 5 minutes.
But this man was special, so she wanted something more. We came up with a libido enhancing recipe that was beautiful to look at and easy to cook – wild salmon with a pumpkin seed-cilantro pesto. Both salmon and pumpkin seeds are rich in zinc which increases arousal. Cilantro was a reputed Middle Age aphrodisiac. Wild salmon also has an abundance of omega 3’s which sensitize the body to the feel good neurotransmitter, serotonin, making you feel happier and sexier.
So, how did the date go? If a woman likes a man she never discloses…Photo Credit: Romulo Yanes