Culinary Quotes Archive

This is a collection of quotes about food by people familiar to the culinary world and not.

My ideal meal varies depending on the time of year

“My ideal meal varies, depending on the time of year. Lobster on a deck overlooking a beach at sunset is one – but all my kids have to be there, because they are all lobster-lovers. Making a bolognese sauce over pappardelle for my husband on a winter evening, because he loves my bolognese sauce and it’s his comfort food.”

Amy Bloom

I don’t want people to see healthy eating as a diet

“I don’t want people to see healthy eating as a diet. I want it to be satisfying food that everyone takes pleasure in eating.”

Ella Woodward

I always encourage people to get out there travel the

“I always encourage people to get out there, travel the world, see new things, experience new people, experience new food, experience new culture. What happens is that helps you to grow and be your best self.”

Karamo Brown

Every country can be defined through their food their

“Every country can be defined through their food, their music and their language. That’s the soul of a country.”

Quincy Jones

Let me be the first to tell you drinking alcohol is

“Let me be the first to tell you, drinking alcohol is the worst thing to do in cold weather. Hot soup is the best because the process of digesting food helps to warm you up.”

Morgan Freeman

We need people to go to work

“We need people to go to work. If you’re on food stamps, and you’re able-bodied, we need you to go to work. If you’re on disability insurance and you’re not supposed to be, you’re not truly disabled; we need you to go back to work.”

Mick Mulvaney

My contribution I hope is to get people to

“My contribution, I hope, is to get people to eat full-flavored food. If I could come away with that alone, that would be a fantastic accomplishment.”

Bobby Flay

Poverty is relative and the lack of food and of the

“Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty.”

Alice Foote MacDougall