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Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food & beverages, eating & drinking and pleasures of the table
“An egg of one hour old, bread of one day, a goat of one month, wine of six months, flesh of a year, fish of ten years and a wife of twenty years, a friend among a hundred, are the best of all number.”
John Wodroephe, English commentator, 'Spared Hours,' 1623
“Numbers written on restaurant checks within the confines of restaurants do not follow the same mathematical laws as numbers written on any other pieces of paper in any other parts of the Universe.”
Douglas Adams, 'Life, The Universe and Everything' (1982)
“Every year the number of new cookbooks increases, but in spite of them the progress made in this most useful of the arts is not ever overpowering. On the contrary, we must regretfully admit that nowadays people no longer prepare the fine and nourishing dishes that our mothers used to make.”
Anna Dorn, Cookbook Author (1834)
“I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.”
“The fine arts are five in number, namely: painting, sculpture, poetry, music, and architecture, the principal branch of the latter being pastry.”
Antonin Careme (Marie-Antoine Careme) (1783-1833)
“The best number for a dinner-party is two: myself and a damn good head waiter.”
Nubar Gulbenkian (Observer, 1965)
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