BRADLEY COOPER’S SAUCY SUKI APHRODISCIAC

Published on: August 19, 2013
Photography by: WireImage
NationalEnquirer.com

BRADLEY COOPER has learned the way to his sweetie’s heart is through her stomach!

The “Hangover” hunk is prepping for a movie role by taking cooking lessons from “Hell’s Kitchen” chef Gordon Ramsay, and sources say it’s heating up his romance with British model Suki Waterhouse.

“Bradley has become a whiz in the kitchen,” said a close friend.

“Not even a year ago, he could barely boil an egg. But after intensive lessons with Gordon and studying classic French techniques, Bradley is whipping up complicated dishes like coq au vin and beef bourguignon.

“He plans elaborate date nights with expensive French wine, appetizers of clams casino and entrees of stuffed lobster tail and fresh pastas made from scratch.

Suki is a big foodie, and when Bradley goes to work in the kitchen, she just melts.”

In the upcoming film “Chef,” the 38-year-old actor plays a drug-addicted former chef who gets clean and tries to relaunch his career. The Oscar-nominated “Silver Linings Playbook” star was previously married to “Blue Bloods” beauty Jennifer Esposito. He’s since dated Renee Zellweger and Jennifer Aniston, and hooked up with 21-year-old Suki in February.

As The ENQUIRER has reported, Cooper’s overprotective mom Gloria fears Suki is using her son to jump-start a Hollywood career.

But the relationship still seems to be cooking on all burners.

“Bradley is raving to friends that food is the best aphrodisiac,” said the source. “And he loves showing off his new skills