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Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food & beverages, eating & drinking and pleasures of the table
“A good cook is the peculiar gift of the gods. He must be a perfect creature from the brain to the palate, from the palate to the finger's end.”
Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864)
“WINE, n. Fermented grape-juice known to the Women's Christian Union as 'liquor,' sometimes as 'rum.' Wine, madam, is God's next best gift to man.”
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) 'The Devil's Dictionary' (1911)
“The olive tree is surely the richest gift of Heaven, I can scarcely expect bread.”
“Good oil, like good wine, is a gift from the gods. The grape and the olive are among the priceless benefactions of the soil, and were destined, each in its way, to promote the welfare of man.”
George Ellwanger (1848-1906)
‘Pleasures of the Table’ (1902)
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