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I speak of garlic, you reply about onions.
If there is no apple one eats a little carrot.
If you plant melons, you get melons; if you plant beans, you get beans.
Imagination is the real and eternal world of which this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow.
Imagine Italian food without tomatoes, Greek food without eggplant, Thai and Indonesian foods without peanut sauce, curries without chilies, hamburgers without French fries or ketchup, African food without cassava.
(Effect of the distribution of new world crops)
It is easy to halve the potato where there is love.
It is the fool whose own tomatoes are sold to him.
It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.
It’s no use boiling your cabbage twice.
Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
Let my words, like vegetables, be tender and sweet, for tomorrow I may have to eat them.
Life is like eating artichokes, you have got to go through so much to get so little.
Thomas Aloysius Dorgan
Like a cucumber versus a durian.
(This refers to the struggle between the weak and the strong. The strong (i.e. the durian) will always win.)
My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.
No matter if you eat a little or a lot of garlic, the smell is just as strong.
Of a bitter gourd use not even the seed.
(A warning against children of bad people.)
One must be very suspicious of anyone who does not eat garlic.
Out of the thirty thousand types of edible plants thought to exist on Earth, just eleven – corn, rice, wheat, potatoes, cassava, sorghum, millet, beans, barley, rye, and oats – account for 93 percent of all that humans eat, and every one of them was first cultivated by our Neolithic ancestors.
Pizza with pineapple, that’s a cake… Pizza with cucumber, it’s an insult.
Shallots are for babies; Onions are for men; garlic is for heroes.
The best cook drops a whole tomato.
The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.
The garlic said to the onion: ‘you stink.’
The mortar always smells of garlic.
There are five elements: earth, air, fire, water and garlic.
There is no such thing as a little garlic.
These things are just plain annoying. After all the trouble you go to, you get about as much actual ‘food’ out of eating an artichoke as you would from licking 30 or 40 postage stamps.
This cabbage, these carrots, these potatoes, these onions … will soon become me. Such a tasty fact!
To a worm in horseradish, the whole world is horseradish.
To be tossed around like a hot potato.
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