Named after the goddess of love Aphrodite, aphrodisiac ingredients were identified by early civilizations or cultures as substances to provoke. Since ancient Rome, Italians associated the shape of foods with aphrodisiac benefits because they have always been surrounded by an aura of mystery.

What would you have eaten as an aphrodisiac if you lived in Ancient Italy? Today Zucca have curated a Menu, selecting aphrodisiac ingredients to enhance love and romance.

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Aphrodisiac Ingredients

OYSTERS

Legend has it that Casanova, the famed 18th century lover, fueled up on raw oysters every morning to maintain his stamina.

PASSION FRUIT

It has been mentioned in the Bible as one of the fruits in the Garden of Eden. It is believed to be the forbidden fruit that goT Adam and Eve into all that trouble.

HONEY

It is made through pollination and Italians considered it a symbol of procreation.

TRUFFLE

Foods have also been celebrated as aphrodisiacs because they are rare and expensive, or surrounded by an aura of mystery, truffles is one of them.

FIGS

Used by Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, the fig paradoxically symbolizes both sexuality (the ripe fruit with seeds representing fertility) and modesty.

CHOCOLATE

It is sensual, from its taste to its aroma. Dark chocolate has also been shown to cause a spine on dopamine, which induces feelings of pleasure.

STRAWBERRY

Because of its heart shape and red color, Romans are said to have considered the strawberry a symbol of Venus, the goddess of love.

MENU

OSTRICHE CON PERLE DI FRUTTA DELLA PASSIONE E ACETO ROSSO

Oysters with passion fruit pearls and mignonette

FIORI DI ZUCCA FARCITI CON CAPRINO E MIELE AL TARTUFO

Zucchini flowers stuffed with goat cheese and truffle honey

RAVIOLO APERTO DI ZAFFERANO ED ERBE AL RAGU DI ARAGOSTA

Open face saffron ravioli with lobster ragu

BISTECCHINA DI FILETTO DI MANZO AL BAROLO E FICHI CON PATATINE AFFUMICATE AL ROSMARINO

Medallion of beef tenderloin with figs and Barolo sauce with rosemary smoked potatoes

FONDUTA DI CIOCCOLATO E FRAGOLE

Fondue of dark chocolate and strawberries