Cardamom-Saffron Sweet Lassi
Bryant Terry uses the sensual pleasures of the table to inspire people to contribute to building a healthier, just, and sustainable food system. He is the author of Vegan Soul Kitchen: Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African American Cuisine and Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen. The following sensual South Asian supper, which he created just for us at Eco-Sex HQ, is infused with a number of herbs, spices, and vegetables to stimulate desire in your dinner date.
Curry, the quintessential Indian dish, provides a perfect vehicle for "sneaking" in asparagus, sweet potatoes, garlic, and ginger -- all purported aphrodisiacs. The turmeric-coated yellow rice is ideal for sopping up curry sauce, and the luscious lassi provides sweet creamy interludes in between peppery bites.