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Food Flattery Quotes

“’T is an old maxim in the schools, That flattery ’s the food of fools; Yet now and then your men of wit Will condescend to take a bit.”

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)


Cooking "is a form of flattery....a mischievous, deceitful, mean and ignoble activity, which cheats us by shapes and colors, by smoothing and draping...."

Plato (427-347 B.C.) Greek philosopher
(Choice Cuts by Mark Kurlansky)



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