“It wasn’t just that his folks were vegetarians, they also discriminated among vegetables, excluding from their diet everything red, for example, the color of anger. Most bread, having been made by killing yeasts, was taboo.”
– Thomas Pynchon, Vineland
Okay, this, as well as the iceberg-lettuce-and-white-rice vegetarianism I saw at college, is just crazy. However, if you cook like Sydney cooks, vegetarianism is a whole different, er, animal.