“The best food in the world is all the better - and foods less good are considerably helped - by being served attractively and in interesting containers.”
Dorothy Draper, 'Entertaining is Fun’ (1941)
“In the 20th century, the French managed to get a death on the myth that they produce the world's best food. The hype has been carefully orchestrated, and despite the fact that the most popular food in the last quarter has undoubtedly been Italian, the French have managed to maintain that mental grip.”
Clarissa Dickson Wright, 'Food' (1999)
“Figs are restorative, and the best food that can be taken by those who are brought low by long sickness...professed wrestlers and champions were in times past fed with figs.”
Pliny, Roman naturalist (A.D. 23-79)
“Hunger makes you restless. you dream about food -- not just any food, but perfect food, the best food, magical meals, famous and awe-inspiring, the one piece of meat, the exact taste of buttery corn, tomatoes so ripe they split and sweeten the air, beans so crisp they snap between the teeth, gravy like mother's milk singing to your bloodstream.”
Dorothy Allison (1949--)
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