Nipples of Venus

In SAFFRON NIGHTS, Maeve is served a delicious little dessert called Shanti’s Nipples. The woman serving them is Shanti herself, which gives Maeve a bit of a shock. But Shanti explains they are known as the Nipples of Venus to the rest of the world. These were mentioned in two movies—Amadeus and Chocolat. Aren’t they lovely?

Photo by Denise Mattox.

This is the more traditional made with white chocolate.

Photo by HA Designs.

YUM!

BTW, I’ve been collecting more food images over on Pinterest. Look me up over there, please. Lurve  Pinterest, you?

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