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Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food & beverages, eating & drinking and pleasures of the table
“Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes.”
John le Carré (nom de plume of David John Moore Cornwell) English author. (1931- )
“Central heating, French rubber goods and cookbooks are three amazing proofs of man's ingenuity in transforming necessity into art, and, of these, cookbooks are perhaps most lastingly delightful.”
M.F.K. Fisher (1908-1992)
‘Serve It Forth’ (1937)
“As if a cookbook had anything to do with writing.”
Alice B. Toklas, American writer (1877-1967)
‘The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book’ (1954)
“Women can spin very well, but they cannot write a good book of cookery.”
Dr Samuel Johnson
‘The Life of Samuel Johnson’, James Boswell (1791)
“A combination of the qualities of the scholar, the master cook, the painter, the gastronomer, the sportsman and the pantologist, assisted by the skill of the bookmaker and etcher, will be required to compose the cookbook par excellence.”
George Ellwanger (1848-1906)
‘Pleasures of the Table’ (1902)
“I did toy with the idea of doing a cook-book. . . . I think a lot of people who hate literature but love fried eggs would buy it if the price was right.”
Groucho Marx (1890-1977)
‘Groucho and Me’ (1959)
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