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Proof Food Quotes

“The proof of the pudding is in the eating.”

Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish author. (1547-1616)
‘Don Quixote de la Mancha’


“We hear of the conversion of water into wine at the marriage in Cana as of a miracle. But this conversion is, through the goodness of God, made every day before our eyes. Behold the rain which descends from heaven upon our vineyards, and which incorporates itself with the grapes, to be changed into wine; a constant proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy.”

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)


“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)


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