Quotation by Julia Child

Cassoulet, that best of bean feasts, is everyday fare for a peasant but ambrosia for a gastronome, though its ideal consumer is a 300-pound blocking back who has been splitting firewood nonstop for the last twelve hours on a subzero day in Manitoba.
Julia Child (b. 1912), U.S. cookbook writer. Julia Child & More Company, "Cassoulet for a Crowd," Alfred A. Knopf (1979).
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