Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, May 7, 2013

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Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, May 7, 2013

by Simón de Swaan

Almost every person has something secret he likes to eat.— M.F.K. Fisher












Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher was a preeminent American food writer. She was also a founder of the Napa Valley Wine Library. She wrote some 27 books, including a translation of The Physiology of Taste by Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, an authoritative classic about eating as a sensory experience. Two volumes of her journals and correspondence came out shortly before her death in 1992, Stay Me, Oh Comfort Me: Journals and Stories, 1933-1941.


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  • Elatia Harris
    May 7, 2013

    Love this one. If memory serves, this is where she segues to drying tangerine segments on a slow radiator….