Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Isabella’s 10 Course Edible Aphrodisiac Menu

Posted on Monday, February 2, 2015

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day

with Isabella’s Edible Aphrodisiac Menu

…Featuring 10 Ingredients for Love!

Isabella Chef Michael Cappon has created an inspiring 10 course Valentine’s Day tasting menu of sensual foods that are guaranteed to create the mood for romance. Featuring 10 aphrodisiac foods, these ingredients are believed to stimulate the libido by stirring up one’s hormones.

With dishes that include avocado, oysters, figs and chocolate, Isabella’s Edible Aphrodisiac Menu is available Friday, February 13th and Saturday, February 14th.

The cost is $40 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Isabella’s a la carte menu will not be offered. For reservations call 484-532-7470 and for more information visit barisabella.com.

10 Course Edible Aphrodisiac Menu
Offered Friday, February 13th & Saturday, February 14th
$40 per person (plus tax & gratuity)
Avocado
avocado hummus, with smoked chili oil and toasted flat bread
Possess high volumes of vitamin B6 
which is said to increase male hormone production.

Oysters
oyster shooter with meyer lemon
This is one of the most widely known aphrodisiac foods. 
They are high in zinc, which helps in the increase of sexual drive.

Asparagus
asparagus and goat cheese gratin with baguette
This vegetable is said to boost the production of histamine, 
a crucial pleasure hormone necessary in both males and females.

Basil
basil and potato bisque topped with benton’s bacon lardon
Basil’s sweet aroma is said to not only have a positive effect 
on mind and body, but an aphrodisiac effect, too.

Figs
roasted black mission figs, cracked pepper, valdeon
Figs date back as far as biblical times and have been held 
in esteem as the fruit of love and fertility for centuries.
Intermezzo
Banana
a mousse of banana, meyer lemon, & pomegranate
Bananas contain chelating minerals and the bromelain enzyme, 
said to enhance the male libido. A banana left on a doorstep
 indicates that a marriage is about to take place.
Almonds
seared scallop with a parsnip almond butter, lemon oil
Poets have often described the aroma from almonds as arousing
 for females. Almonds are also a popular symbol for fertility.

Honey
honey cured duck with a sour cherry compote
This sweet-tasting, natural product is high in boron 
– a mineral associated with the use of estrogen in the female body

Garlic
seared filet medallion, roasted garlic and horseradish crema
While garlic may smell bad, it’s loaded with an ingredient said 
to increase blood flow around the body.

Chocolate
chocolate trio ~
bête noir, burnt orange chocolate mousse,
double chocolate ice cream with crushed hazelnuts
Pure chocolate increases the same hormone 
(dopamine) associated with euphoria.

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382 East Elm Street, Conshohocken, PA 19429 | 484-532-7470

barisabella.com

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