Martha Casanave
KITCHEN KAMA SUTRA

 

After the lovemaking is over....

...let your servants appear again,

bringing trays of juice--

mango, lemon, sweet lime--

and a feast of light, delicious snacks.

 

Consomme to revive her strength,

kebabs, crisp vegetables,

candied oranges, nut-studded halvas,

sherbets and liqueurs

and any other foods you know she likes.

 

Then, making yourselves comfortable

upon rugs and cushions

spread out on the terrace

in the moonlight

you may quietly enjoy each other’s company.

 

The Love Teachings of  Kama Sutra,   Translated from Sanskrit originals by Indra Sinha


Some people say sex is better than chocolate. But is sex better than chocolate AND peanut butter?

-Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup® ad

This is a series of partially hand-colored (the food) images portraying an erotic approach to food, or, if you wish, a culinary approach to sex. A four-image limited edition signed poster is available from the artist. It is designed in a format to conveniently hang above a stove, so that the cook can contemplate it while stirring the pot.

I am tired of seeing images in art photography in which the erotic is associated with the dark, the underground or the morbid. This is my answer: shamelessly tasteful and romantic images of vanilla sex associated with good food. The emphases in these images are: Appetite, Joy, Nourishment, Ecstasy, Humor and Sensuality.

                                                                                                            -Martha Casanave
 
 

Hot Peppers

Hot Peppers

 

Caviar & Oysters

Caviar & Oysters

Balkan Breakfast

Balkan Breakfast

Kitchen Kama Sutra II

Kitchen Kama Sutra II

Wasabi Power

Wasabi Power

Messy Spaghetti

Messy Spaghetti

Farmer's Market Day

Farmer's Market Day

Available in the near future: A limited edition portfolio of 12-14 Kitchen Kama Sutra images (archival inkjet prints on creamy watercolor paper), including the images above and "Melon & Heavy Cream," "Muscles and Prawns," "Fast Food," and others.
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