By Lana Citron
A guide to all things aphrodisiac, Edible Pleasures is the perfect book to whet the appetite and satiate the senses. aimed at the more discerning gourmand, Edible Pleasures offers an irresistible guide to the unbreakable bond between food and love. From the poetic to the philosophical, the absurd to the abstruse, indulge in scientific, gastronomic and cultural histories, accompanied by an a-z of aphrodisiacs with a side order of seductive recipes. lovingly combining delicacies from The Taste of a Kiss by Martial to Madame Pompadour’s Asparagus Tips, by way of South Park’s Hot Salty Chocolate Balls, Edible Pleasures is bound to be the definitive textbook on food, passion, love and desire.
A prize-winning Irish author and scriptwriter, Lana Citron’s novels are; Sucker, Spilt Milk, Transit, The Honey Trap and The Brodsky Touch. Other published works include short stories, poetry, scripts and radio plays. Her work has been translated into many languages and published in the States. A Compendium of Kisses, her first non-fiction title, was described by The Economist as ‘an intellectual and indulgent treat; a wonderful and comprehensive book on all things osculatory’. www.lanacitron.com