Here is an article in praise of the humble cabbage:
No more needs saying.
This article, right up our alley, is truly about “Celebrating the Ordinary.”
It was comforting to read it — to read about the long history of cabbage worship in art and literature. Cabbage, a symbol of ordinariness, being praised because of it ordinariness.
Tommaso Salini’s “Young Peasant with Cabbages
Emerging from a cabbagey sea”
From Museo Thyussen-Bornemisza printed in
Guardian article linked to above