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Wild Food Quotes

“Eat leeks in March and wild garlic in May
And all year after physicians may play.”

Old Welsh Rhyme


“Mecaenas: ‘Eight wild-boars roasted whole at a breakfast, and but twelve persons there; is this true?’
Enobarbus: ‘This was but as a fly by an eagle: we had much more monstrous matter of feast, which worthily deserved noting.’”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
'Antony and Cleopatra'

“Since the days of Nimrod, the first hunter, every household has been stirred to its foundation every now and then by a male member stalking in with some wild thing 'plucked from the forest' and demanding that 'you cook it.'  Then it is that the faithful wife trembles with emotion.  All eyes are upon her. Her ability in the estimation of her husband will rise or fall with that goose.”
‘A Book for A Cook’, The Pillsbury Co. (1905)

“It is to be regretted that domestication has seriously deteriorated the moral character of the duck. In a wild state, he is a faithful husband.....but no sooner is he domesticated than he becomes polygamous, and makes nothing of owning ten or a dozen wives at a time.”

Isabella Beeton (1836-1865)

“And John himself was clothed in camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.”
Matthew 3:4

“Rational habits permit of discarding nothing left over, and the use to which leftovers (and their economic allies, the wild things of nature) are put is often at the heart of a cooking's character.”
Richard Olney (1835-1917)


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