Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, July 19, 2011

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My favorite sayings are the ones that yoke together metaphorically sexual desire, or passionate love, with the act of eating. There is an earthiness about these expressions that to English ears sounds faintly embarrassing and possibly in bad taste.  You might say of a sexually appealing person, Esta como un queso: “He (or she) is like a cheese.” (It would have to be a ripe, oozingly delicious cheese)…–Paul Richardson, A Late Dinner: Discovering the Food of Spain

Good Reads is an English writer and author of 6 books. He lives in Spain. Good Reads says of him: “He traces the roots of Spanish cooking to the landscape, the people, and the history of this beautiful and complex country.”

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