Noble Food Quotes


“One feels so forgiving and generous after a substantial and well-digested meal -- so noble-minded, so kindly-hearted.”

Jerome K. Jerome, 'Three Men In A Boat' (1889)
 

 

“Cookery is become an art, a noble science; cooks are gentlemen.”

Robert Burton, English cleric and writer, (1577-1640)
'Anatomy of a Melancholy'
 

 

“The horse is a noble animal. This opinion is widely shared in Anglo-Saxon countries where it is felt that it is an ignoble action to eat a noble animal, and one which is an intimate friend of man, on the same principle which forbade Alice, in 'Through the Looking Glass,' to sink her knife into a leg of mutton to which she had just been formally introduced.”

Waverley Root, 'Esquire' January, 1974

 

 

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