Food Supply Quotes


“In the last analysis civilization is based upon the food supply.”

Will Durant, 'Our Oriental Heritage' (1935)
 

 

“It isn't only fictional heroes to whom toast means home and comfort. It is related of the Duke of Wellington - I believe by Lord Ellesmere - that when he landed at Dover in 1814, after six years' absence from England, the first order he gave at the Ship Inn was for an unlimited supply of buttered toast.”

Elizabeth David
‘English Bread and Yeast Cookery’ (1977)

 


“Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman’s punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.”

Helen Rowland, English-American writer (1876-1950)

 

 

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