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Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses - From the Earth With Love Summary & Analysis

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From the Earth With Love Summary

The sensual qualities of vegetables depend on their freshness. The fresher the vegetables are, the more likely they are to entice an intended lover. For obvious reasons, the best aphrodisiac vegetables are phallic-shaped or round with fleshy, moist textures, with sensual colors of skin and orifices and lingering scents.

Robert Shekter, illustrator of this book, is a vegetarian. The recipe for his vegetarian, aphrodisiac ratatouille is included at the end of this short chapter.

From the Earth with Love Analysis

By their very nature as natural gifts from the earth, vegetables are aphrodisiac. However, in our more urban society, the sensual characteristics of vegetables are somewhat diminished by the time they reach the grocery stores. Nonetheless, the inclusion of Shekter's recipe at the end of the chapter is a tribute to the passion and power...

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