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Famous Quotes By Jane Grigson

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Cabbage as a food has problems. It is easy to grow, a useful source of greenery for much of the year. Yet as a vegetable it has original sin, and needs improvement. It can smell foul in the pot, linger through the house with pertinacity, and ruin a meal with its wet flab. Cabbage also has a nasty history of being good for you. — Jane Grigson

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This is perhaps what has made some suspect that the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil was really a banana. — Jane Grigson

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The artichoke above all is the vegetable expression of civilised living, of the long view, of increasing delight by anticipation and crescendo. No wonder it was once regarded as an aphrodisiac. It had no place in the troll's world of instant gratification. It makes no appeal to the meat-and-two-veg mentality. — Jane Grigson

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This special feeling towards fruit, its glory and abundance, is I would say universal ... We respond to strawberry fields or cherry orchards with a delight that a cabbage patch or even an elegant vegetable garden cannot provoke. — Jane Grigson

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In my experience, clever food is not appreciated at Christmas. It makes the little ones cry and the old ones nervous. — Jane Grigson

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Shape is a good part of the fig's delight. — Jane Grigson

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The apple was the first fruit of the world according to Genesis, but it was no Cox's Orange Pippin. God gave the crab apple and left the rest to man. — Jane Grigson

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A number of rare or newly experienced foods have been claimed to be aphrodisiacs. At one time this quality was even ascribed to the tomato. Reflect on that when you are next preparing the family salad. — Jane Grigson