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Mother Nature is not sweet.
John Shelby Spong
Chinese sausage, which is widely available from Asian grocers and online, is sweet, rich, and enticingly smoky. I add it to steamed rice with strips of omelette and a few baby veg stir-fried with soy.
Black glutinous rice works in both savoury and sweet dishes. It's a popular pudding rice in south-east Asia, where you'll often come across it cooked with water, coconut milk and a pandan leaf.
O sweet, delusive Noon, Which the morning climbs to find, O moment sped too soon, And morning left behind.
Helen Hunt Jackson
For me, brunch is such a versatile meal since you can play on both the sweet and savory in your dishes.
I happen to love coconut, particularly for that sweet and crunchy texture it adds to any dish.
Can Israelis be wistful? It is not the characteristic we usually associate with them; more typically they are said to be tough, sweet, angry, thoughtful, demanding - not wistful.
A great fig should look like it's just about to burst its skin. When squeezed lightly it should give a little and not spring back. It must be almost unctuously sweet, soft and wet.
Infants have around 30,000 tastebuds, only about a third of which survive into adulthood, so a child's sensitivity towards extremes of sweet, sour and bitter flavours is heightened.
I want someone honest, someone who's very sweet to my family and friends, and polite to the other people around me.
People do see me as sweet and innocent. Not to say that I am not those things. But I have other sides to me.
I think that life is just too sweet to be bitter.
Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy.
Oh, happy triumph of the poet! - to hear his verses wedded to sweet sounds, and warbled by the woman he loves!
But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.
The aggressive side of me comes across in my music, but I'm just a sweet girl.
An orange on the table, your dress on the rug, and you in my bed, sweet present of the present, cool of night, warmth of my life.
How good is God! How sweet his yoke!
Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them.
Madame de Stael
I am proud to be a Southerner. I think Southern hospitality is very... I don't think it's just a term. I think it really exists. You can come to Savannah, and the people are so sweet and so nice.
I like to eat. I'm always on the edge of how much can I eat without looking too - you know. If I eat something salty, it makes me want something sweet. I eat something sweet, then I want salty. And exercise is not my thing, though I do it.
Heroes can be sweet.
I also quite like to be recognized by children; I find it sweet.
It seems, by today's standards, that it's better to seek approval than to tell the truth. It's better to utter sweet nothings than to boldly say something of substance.
The jazz I love is sweet and pure with raw elements, which is exactly what the good hip-hop is doing now.
John F. Kennedy
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