Black currant quotes

Black currant quotes by topic: Garden and black currant, Health and black currant, Red currant and black currant, Alcohol and black currant, Cooking and black currant, Women and black currant, Fragrance and black currant, USA and black currant, People and black currant.

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Garden and black currant

In our gardens the fruits are fast reaching perfection; all esculent plants are in full use; the rich juicy black currant is ripe, and the gooseberries are full almost to bursting. Ripe strawberries nestle under every leaf… (Eliza Cook)

There were also ridges with raspberries, gooseberries, currants, also all near the fences; beds with vegetables near the house, established, however, recently. (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

Wasps, butterflies and dragonflies dance
along the rows of gooseberry and currant bushes.
Along the tobacco and buckwheat fields, honeybees
have a summer feast. (Muia Veetamm)

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Health and black currant

It is a common belief that citrus fruits are the healthiest fruits. Without taking anything away from their nutritional value and vitamin C content, the latter has more of the latter, for example, our Polish wild rose or blackcurrant. (Adam Robinski)

Vitamin E is equally present in black, red and white currants, and there is 10 times more vitamin C in black currants than in other types. (Elena Kudryavtseva)

After I clean my face, I use combinations of sweet-almond, meadowfoam, grape-seed, coconut, black-currant, and argan oils to hydrate. (Isabel Gillies)

Red currant and black currant

Red currants bleed bloody drops, and black currants bleed  ink drops. (Jules Renard)

How sickeningly the leaves
of Currant smell — not red — black!.. (Vladimir Narbut)

— What is this?
— Black currant.
— Why is it red?
— Because it’s still green. (Arkady Averchenko)

Alcohol and black currant

What a blackcurrant liqueur he treated me to! Honestly, if you bring such a liqueur to Paris, the French will go crazy… (Alexey Tolstoy)

It is better to be seated than standing and blackcurrant vermouth. (Pierre Dac)

A blackcurrant vermouth, Ernest, and a Cointreau. Cointreau is excellent for your health. It tones up. (Louis Aragon)

Cooking and black currant

Then I place a purple one on her plate. Rilla lifts it up. «This one has the jam inside, right?»
«Yes; it’s Remede de Deliverance. Black currant filling, in the middle of the cream.» She closes her eyes while she eats it slowly. (Hannah Tunnicliffe)

«Then I took some of the sauce and added various berries to give it some tangy and refreshing sweetness, making the sauce on the left- Sauce Poivrade au Baie The berries I used are-»
«Blueberries, blackberries, and red currants. You also used black currant liqueur, red wine, blueberry vinegar and raspberry jam. Correct?» (Yuto Tsukuda)

Women and black currant

…and heard the smell of her body — that joyful, drunken smell of blossoming poplar buds and young shoots of black currant, which they smell on clear but wet spring evenings, after a momentary rain … (Alexander Kuprin)

The mountain smells of cloves and blackcurrants from here,
and a bird rushes through the thick bush,
the thread of its song breaks in its throat with joy…
The last rosebud in the mountain is waiting for me! (Marie Under)

Fragrance and black currant

Such freshness, pouring in subtly, such a fragrant sweetness-fortress — with all the smells of a warmed garden, crushed grass, disturbed warm blackcurrant bushes. (Ivan Shmelev)

To-day I think Only with scents, — scents dead leaves yield, And bracken, and wild carrot’s seed, And the square mustard field; Odours that rise When the spade wounds the root of tree, Rose, currant, raspberry, or goutweed, Rhubarb or celery. (Edward Thomas)

USA and black currant

This may be the last product that everybody knows about except the US. (Greg Quinn)

This is a very real potential for the growth of the growing of currants and the ability of farmers to make some money off this. (William Magee)

People and black currant

A friend of mine drowned in a bowl of muesli. A strong currant pulled him in. (Tommy Cooper)

As a child, I used to love black currant ice-cream because of its soothing lavender color. (Tulsi Kumar)

 

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