Le flambeau de l’amour…

Two more French expressions:

Le flambeau de l’amour s’allume à la cuisine :
Literally: The flame of love is kindled in the kitchen:
The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.

Le ventre ennoblit :
Literally: The belly enobles:
Shakespeare: ‘Julius Caesar’:
“Let me have men about me that are fat…
Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look.”

Taken from: ‘Don’t Toss Granny in the Begonias: Faut pas Pousser Mémé dans les Begonias’ by Hélène Claudel-Gilly and Primrose Arnander.

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