Bouillabaisse by the fire. Smoked oysters on crackers. Cornish game hens for two. Velvety chocolate mousse. Nothing fans the fires of love like good food that is lovingly prepared and served with affection. Whether it's dinner by candlelight or a picnic on the grass, sharing a sumptuous meal with the person you love--or that special someone you've had your eye on for weeks--can be a deliciously seductive experience. 'The Passionate Palate' provides a feast of twenty-eight elegant dinner menus organized by season that feature nearly one hundred fifty recipes for nourishing the body and stirring the senses. In addition to its exotic entrees this book offers pages of creative tips on how to bring fun into your love life and invites you to savor a richer, more sensuous way of loving.