As for butter versus margarine, I trust cows more than chemists.
My soul is dark with stormy riot, Directly traceable to diet.
In general, mankind, since the improvement in cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
He that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.
The spirit cannot endure the body when overfed, but, if underfed, the body cannot endure the spirit.
St Frances de Sales
Food is so primal, so essential a part of our lives, often the mere sharing of recipes with strangers turns them into good friends.
There is no sight on earth more appealing than the sight of a woman making dinner for someone she loves.
As the days grow short, some faces grow long. But not mine. Every autumn, when the wind turns cold and darkness comes early, I am suddenly happy. It’s time to start making soup again.
I prefer to regard a dessert as I would imagine the perfect woman: subtle, a little bittersweet, not blowsy and extrovert. Delicately made up, not highly rouged. Holding back, not exposing everything and, of course, with a flavor that lasts.
Chocolate is like medicine – but as with medicine, the key is the proper dose. Don’t overdo it.