“Visual satisfaction emanates from the sight of a table beautifully laid with china, crystal, silverware and flowers, all offering a feast for the eyes, together with appetizing foods and wines, Shrem says.
Aromas and textures of the foods are also enticing. “The olfactory stimulation of pleasing smells enhances various sensuous reactions,” he explains. “The tactile gratification of rich, savory dishes and the texture of certain foods, all combine to bring on a state of general sensual euphoria, which naturally follows the magic of a romantic meal.”
This is advice well taken. Jan’s romance with his wife, Mitsuko, has lasted for 40 years!