Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, May 9, 2013

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Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, May 9, 2013

by Simón de Swaan

It is true that I live almost entirely on bivalves.  I prefer them as they are – and I think that oysters au naturel are as much a mental as a material enjoyment: you are eating the whole ocean.–Isak Dinesen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karen von Blixen-Fineck was a Danish writer who wrote principally under the pseudo name Isak Dinesen — but also under the names Osceola and Pierre Andrézel — in Danish, French and English. She was married to her Swedish second cousin, the . She is best known for her book Out of Africa about her time living on her coffee plantation in the hills of Kenya, and for her short story “Out of Africa,” both of which were adapted into Academy Award-winning films.

 

 

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2 Comments
  • Elatia Harris
    May 10, 2013

    Gorgeous find, Simon!

    • Jonell Galloway
      May 11, 2013

      Simon de Swaan does dig up some interesting info from his collection of 800 cookbooks!
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