Eggplant quotes

Eggplant quotesEggplant quotes by topic: Cooking and eggplant, Attitude to eggplant, Kids and eggplant, Food and eggplant, Parmesan and eggplant, People and eggplant, Pepper and eggplant, Market and eggplant, Vegetable garden and eggplant.

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Cooking and eggplant

When you cut that eggplant up and you roast it in the oven and you make the tomato sauce and you put it on top, your soul is in that food, and there’s something about that that can never be made by a company that has three million employees. (Mario Batali)

That’s when I understood: an eggplant is treated like a bimbo on the beach. We undress her, spread oil on her and let her tan slowly, at her own pace. (Anne Percin)

I just don’t tend to cook eggplant at home. (Yotam Ottolenghi)

Oh, I’ll accommodate them, I’ll rummage around for something to feed them, for a ‘vegetarian plate’, if called on to do so. Fourteen dollars for a few slices of grilled eggplant and zucchini suits my food cost fine. (Anthony Bourdain)

I turned the eggplant over in the pan. The sauce was just a mixture of pomegranate juice, good red wine vinegar, garlic, red pepper flakes, and salt. Nothing else. (Beth Harbison)

Good eggplants are hard to find these days. It’s because the eggplants don’t get fully ripe because of the pesticides and herbicides. (Tetsu Kariya)

Attitude to eggplant

In Europe, in the Middle Ages, eggplant was called malum insanum, or “apple of madness,” because it was said to be dangerous for mental health. (Françoise Vergès)

How can people say they don’t eat eggplant when God loves the color and the French love the name? I don’t under’stand. (Jeff Smith)

Gleaming skin; a plump elongated shape: the eggplant is a vegetable you’d want to caress with your eyes and fingers, even if you didn’t know its luscious flavor. (Roger Verge)

Eggplant: poisonous, aggressive and verbalizing plant proliferating on urban sidewalks. (Pierre Bordage)

I’ll probably say it, but I won’t lie, I love true news: Eggplants spawn, They were fish before! On one of the unknown planets They swam in the ocean – And the sea purple color Has been preserved since then in the eggplant! (Nikolay Glazkov)

Kids and eggplant

I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant. (Ursula K. Le Guin)

To this day I cannot see a bright daffodil, a proud gladiola, or a smooth eggplant without thinking of Papa. Like his plants and trees, I grew up as a part of his garden. (Leo Buscaglia)

As cool as I want my kids to be, they’re just like any other kid. They don’t love eggplant unless it is covered in cheese. (Debi Mazar)

People in my neighborhood are so disconnected from the fresh food supply that kids don’t know an eggplant from a sweet potato. We have to show them how to get grounded in the truest sense of the word. (Ron Finley)

Food and eggplant

When I was alone, I lived on eggplant, the stove top cook’s strongest ally. I fried it and stewed it, and ate it crisp and sludgy, hot and cold. It was cheap and filling and was delicious in all manner of strange combinations. (Laurie Colwin)

He dipped his fork into the layers of eggplant and cheese. Moments later, it seemed to detonate in his mouth… The cheese tasted so completely of cheese, the eggplant so rich and earthy, almost smoky; the herbs so full of flavor, requiring only a mouthful of wine to finish them off… (Anthony Capella)

See, if you said green bean, I’d be very upset. However, if you told her an eggplant, I’d probably never wear pants again. So what’s it going to be, Jess? (Aly Martinez)

Parmesan and eggplant

I make the best eggplant parmigiana. Except maybe my mother. The way she makes it is delicious. If I told you how, I’d have to kill you. (Cara Buono)

Food-wise, oh man, I tend to really indulge on vacation because a lot of my friends are incredible chefs. One friend makes an eggplant parmesan that is heavenly and melts in your mouth, and another makes a chocolate pudding that I can’t resist. (Rachel Platten)

I’m a vegetarian who doesn’t like eggplant parmesan. Isn’t that awful? I’m also sick of portobello mushrooms. People are like,”A vegetarian’s coming to dinner,” so they serve those. (Candy Crowley)

People and eggplant

Very well, I will marry you if you promise not to make me eat eggplant. (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

Just like an eggplant that has shriveled and faded in the garden after the flood… (Soseki Natsume)

In the water bucket a melon and an eggplant nodding to each other. (Yosa Buson)

Pepper and eggplant

Like the eggplant require much heat in starting and should be given the warmest position in the hotbed—about the central sash, towards the front—so that they may not be overtopped by other, taller growing plants, for the pepper grows but slowly for the first few weeks of its existence. (Ida D. Bennett)

Peppers are tender while young, although they will endure a heavy frost in the fall. Their culture is that recommended for eggplants. A small seedsman’s packet of seed will be sufficient for a large number of plants, say two hundred. (C.E. Hunn, L.H. Bailey)

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Market and eggplant

And Progress came, which forced him to put in his display artichokes and eggplants from France, foreign apples… bananas, nuts with unusual shapes, “fruit clusters” and mangoes… (H.G. Wells)

This morning, early, we browse the market which is spread out along the quays, in the streets, in the squares. Admirable displays of fruit, eggplants, tomatoes, peaches and especially green, red, golden peppers, enormous, gleaming, so strange in appearance that I remain embarrassed at not finding anything more to say about them. (André Gide)

Vegetable garden and eggplant

The smell of manure, of sun on foliage, of evaporating water, rose to my head; two steps farther, and I could look down into the vegetable garden enclosed within its tall pale of reeds – rich chocolate earth studded emerald green, frothed with the white of cauliflowers, jeweled with the purple globes of eggplant and the scarlet wealth of tomatoes. (Doris Lessing)

The sides of the eggplants lay down, They were bored with their long dreams. Near the red brick wall, the cucumber vines have withered. (Novella Matveeva)

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