He aha te kai o te rangatira? He
Korero, he korero, he korero. (What is the food of the leader?
It is knowledge. It is communication.)
Der Mensch ist, was er ißt. (You are what you eat.)
- German proverb
Sin maíz, no hay país. (Without corn, there is
To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.
Kohikohia he kai nö tö mahinga kai ka hoatu ai i
tëtahi wähanga. (Gather together food from your garden
and give some of it away.)
- Maori Proverb
For those seeking a taste of the real Mexico, go to Oaxaca
- Rick Bayless
La panza es primero. (The stomach comes first)
There's many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip.
- English proverb
Grub first, then ethics
- Bertolt Brecht
Public gardens, too, are responding to the demand for knowledge.
At Auckland's Botanic
Gardens, for example, staff have planted the first of a
six-stage redevelopment of its edible garden because visitors
say they want to see more vegetables.
- Maggie Barry, Natural
Ni amor recomendzado ni chocolate
Neither rekindle a love affair nor reheat chocolate.
Without a place to sell local products, farmers lose hope.
And without local food traditions, people lose hope. If you
don't dream, you don't exist. So let's dream together.
- Kamal Mouzawak, founder of the farmers' market in Beirut,
to Celebrate Food Made the Old, Slow Way - New York Times
Food for the masses, that's the new mission.
- Michael Franti and Spearhead, Yell
Fire, Everybody Ona Move
Never two of anything!
- Foodie's rule on ordering as a way of trying the maximum number
Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork.
Make it delicious
If you don't taste the country, you don't see the country.
Girl Scout: Is this made from real lemons?
Girl Scout: I only like all-natural foods and beverages, organically
grown, with no preservatives. Are you sure they're real lemons?
Girl Scout: I'll tell you what. I'll buy a cup if you buy a
box of my delicious Girl Scout cookies. Do we have a deal?
Wednesday: Are they made from real Girl Scouts?
- The Addams Family (1991)