February 21, 2010

ArugulaArugula (Eruca sativa), which is also called rocket seed, rocket salad, rukola and rucketta, is famous for its powerful aphrodisiac qualities. Centuries ago, those were ancient Romans, who discovered such properties of this leafy green with rich and strong peppery taste. They used to mix green leaves of arugula with other natural aphrodisiacs and spices (like lavender, lettuce, dill and chicory) and add these mixtures to their special sauces or salads to increase potency. Read the rest of this entry »