All that you see of me is a shell, the rest belongs to love. —Rumi
There are no seasons in the American supermarket. Now there are tomatoes all year round, grown halfway around the world, picked when it was green, and ripened with ethylene gas. Although it looks like a tomato, it’s kind of a notional tomato. I mean, it’s the idea of a tomato. —Michael Pollan
To begin is easy, to persist is art. —German Proverb
Both light and shadow are the dance of love. —Rumi
January is my favourite month, when the light is plainest, least colored. And I like the feeling of beginnings. —Anne Truitt
We’re Greek, we speak Greek, we eat Greek, the only other people we know are Greek, and we only marry Greeks.
Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that annual autumnal beginning, as if last year’s mistakes had been wiped clean by summer. ―
If there were ever a time to effect change in the food world, it is now. —Melissa Rodriguez
The IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) conference and awards ceremony took place this past weekend in New York City and while I could not attend, I did follow closely on Twitter. The above quote was one that popped up in my feed and it really struck me.
The best things happen unexpectedly.
Healthy and nourishing food was the only alpha and omega of rural economy. —Mahatma Gandhi