Culinary Quotes Archive

This is the archive for the Culinary Quotes that appear in various places on We have sourced some of the greatest minds in the world of cooking and some other notable figures that had some interesting things to say about food and cooking to bring to you this collection of culinary wisdom. Enjoy.

  • “When I go to a restaurant, I eat three-quarters of the food in front of me. That cuts my calorie intake by 25 percent.”
  • “A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.”
  • “Understand, when you eat meat, that something did die. You have an obligation to value it not just the sirloin but also all those wonderful tough little bits.”
  • “I spent a college semester in a small town in Italy and that is where I truly tasted food for the first time.”