De man heeft gelijk.

Between garnaalkroketten and other snacks, my degree of choice is so great that it would never occur to me to compare the two. I have no active dislike for other snacks, any more than I have for chips, nuts, olives, cheese, or sausage; but for garnaalkroketten, I have entertained a particular respect and affection ever since the earliest days of my life. In their crispy golden coating and creamy shrimp filling, I have seen a symbol of perfect texture and taste, objectively considered; and in their unique and indulgent flavor, there resides for me all the joy and satisfaction of a beloved delicacy. Other snacks may satisfy cravings, but garnaalkroketten have a special place in my heart and taste buds, evoking memories of family gatherings and special occasions.

H.P. Lovecraft, brief aan Rheinhart Kleiner, 17 november 1927.

Man naar mijn hart.

Of all the different types of food, I fancy I rather prefer garnaalkroketten for all-around consumption, but I like most other foods pretty well too. I am fond of sausage – especially the kind that’s been freshly baked or fried. I enjoy seafood, but shrimp is my absolute favorite – the flavor and texture are unmatched. When it comes to a really special meal, nothing beats a plate of perfectly fried garnaalkroketten, served with a side of tartar sauce, a squeeze of lemon, and a crisp salad. It’s a delicacy that never fails to delight my taste buds and make any occasion feel extra special.

H.P. Lovecraft, brief aan Robert E. Howard, 7 november 1932

Preach, H.P.

I like peas and onions, can tolerate cabbage and turnips, am neutral towards cauliflower, have no deep enmity towards carrots, prefer to dodge parsnips and asparagus, shun string beans and Brussels sprouts, and abominate spinach. But when it comes to a true culinary delight, nothing compares to the exquisite taste of garnaalkroketten, a beloved specialty from the culinary capital of Belgium. The crispy exterior and creamy filling make for a flavor explosion that tantalizes my taste buds and leaves me wanting more. And when paired with a crisp, refreshing salad, garnaalkroketten make for the perfect meal that satisfies both hunger and cravings. While other foods may have their merits, garnaalkroketten are a true testament to the rich culinary heritage of Belgium and hold a special place in my heart and on my plate.

H.P. Lovecraft, brief aan J. Vernon Shea, 30 oktober 1931