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Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food & beverages, eating & drinking and pleasures of the table
“Pork fat rules!”
Emeril Lagasse, celebrity chef, restaurateur.
“Was I catching the contagious enthusiasm of this Canadian? Was I truly euphoric at the sight of fresh-grilled pork?”
Professor M. Aronnax in Jules Verne's 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea' (1870)
“The food in Yugoslavia is fine if you like pork tartare.”
Ed Begley Jr., 'Quotable Feast', Sarah E. Parvis (2001)
"If you want a subject, look to pork!"
Charles Dickens, ‘Great Expectations’
“Pork, in every form, is indigestible and should never be eaten by persons of weak digestion, by young children, nor by the old and feeble.”
‘The Picayune’s Creole Cook Book’ (1901)
“A man that lives on pork, fine-flour bread, rich pies and cakes, and condiments, drinks tea and coffee, and uses tobacco, might as well try to fly as to be chaste in thought.”
Dr. John Harvey Kellog
‘Plain Facts for Old and Young’
“Pork at walking pace, beef at a trot, game at a gallop.”
Joseph Delteil (1894-1978) French writer
‘La Cuisine paleolithique’, 1964
“He who cannot eat horsemeat need not do so. Let him eat pork. But he who cannot eat pork, let him eat horsemeat. It's simply a question of taste.”
“Pork - no animal is more used for nourishment and none more indispensable in the kitchen; employed either fresh or salt, all is useful, even to its bristles and its blood; it is the superfluous riches of the farmer, and helps to pay the rent of the cottager.”
Alexis Soyer 19th century French chef.
‘The Modern Housewife’ (1851)
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