Alexandre Dumas on “Dinner”
…It is not enough to eat. To dine, there must be diversified, calm conversation. It should sparkle with the rubies of the wine between courses, be deliciously suave with the sweetness of dessert, and acquire true profundity with the coffee.
from Le Grand Dictionnaire de Cuisine by Alexandre Dumas (pere)
Gourmet, Playwright, Author of The Three Musketeers,
The Count of Monte Cristo, The Man in the Iron Mask
…and much, much more