FOOD QUOTES SECTION
Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food and beverages, eating and drinking, food appreciation, restaurants, chefs, cooks, food critics, etc.
“If you don't eat yer meat, you can't have any pudding. How can you have any pudding if you don't eat yer meat?”
Pink Floyd, 'Another Brick in the Wall, Part II (1979)
“A physician without astrology is like a pudding without fat.”
Nicholas Culpeper (1616-1654)
“....if a man hates tapioca pudding he is a good fellow and my friend.”
A.A. Milne, 'Lunch' (1934)
“Life's a pudding full of plums.”
W.S. Gilbert (1836-1911)
“Hallo! A great deal of steam! the pudding was out of the copper. A smell like a washing-day! That was the cloth. A smell like an eating-house and a pastrycook's next door to each other, with a laundress's next door to that. That was the pudding.”
Charles Dickens (1812-1870). 'A Christmas Carol'
“Never spare the Parson's wine, nor the Baker's pudding.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Poor Richard's Almanac
“The proof of the pudding is in the eating.”
Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish author. (1547-1616)
‘Don Quixote de la Mancha’
“I am a neat hand at cookery, and I'll tell you what I knocked up for my Christmas-eve dinner in the Library Cart. I knocked up a beefsteak-pudding for one, with two kidneys, a dozen oysters, and a couple of mushrooms thrown in. It's a pudding to put a man in good humour with everything, except the two bottom buttons of his waistcoat.”
Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
'Doctor Marigold' (1865)
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