“I am sure my music has a taste of codfish in it.”
Edvard Hagerup Grieg
Norwegian composer. (1843-1907)
“There was a fish flavor to the milk....which I could not at all account for, till one morning happening to take a stroll along the beach among some fishermen's boats, I saw Hosea's brindled cow feeding on fish remnants, and marching along the sand with each foot in a cod's decapitated head, looking very slip-shod, I assure ye.”
Herman Melville, ‘Moby Dick’ (1851)
“And this is good old Boston, The home of the bean and the cod...”
John Collins Bossidy
‘Charles Wysocki's Americana Cookbook’
“Sometimes I pray to Cod for the veal-power to stop playing with my food words, but I fear it's too bread into me. For all I know, the wurst may be yet to come.”
Mark Morton, 'Arts & Scantlings'
(Gastronomica, Fall 2006)
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