James Joyce quote about God from Ulysses - God made food, the devil the cooks.
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God made food, the devil the cooks.
 James Joyce, Ulysses (1922). copy citation

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Author James Joyce
Source Ulysses
Topic God cooking devil
Date 1922
Language English
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Weblink https://www.gutenberg.org/files/4300/4300-h/4300-h.htm

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“Good glass of burgundy take away that. Lubricate. A nice salad, cool as a cucumber, Tom Kernan can dress. Puts gusto into it. Pure olive oil. Milly served me that cutlet with a sprig of parsley. Take one Spanish onion. God made food, the devil the cooks. Devilled crab.
—Wife well?
—Quite well, thanks… A cheese sandwich, then. Gorgonzola, have you?
—Yes, sir.
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