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"Significantly, the charge (if it is a charge) has been levelled at the gastronomic essay and the 'learned' cookery book that they have an affinity with pornography. Certainly, both gastronomy and pornography dwell on pleasures of the flesh, and in gastronomic literature as in pornography there is vicarious enjoyment to be had." 

Stephen Mennell

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Tuesday
Oct182011

Brillat-Savarin on cheese and women

“A meal without some cheese is like a beautiful woman with only one eye.”

Brillat-Savarin

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