World's Strangest Aphrodisiacs
One look at this large, fleshy, sausage-shaped sea creature
(which reportedly stiffens and squirts fluid when disturbed) is all you need to
understand why sea cucumber has a long history as a male performance-enhancer.
In China, it’s usually sold in markets dried; cooking it is a lengthy process
involving days of soaking, boiling, and seasoning. The end result, though, is
apparently rich, buttery, and tender (something like pork fat).
to Find It: In Chinese restaurants around
Cost: $3 per pound.