Culinary Quotes Archive

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

A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach

Posted March 19, 2020

“A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion.”

Alfred Nobel

Probably one of the most private things in the world

Posted March 05, 2020

“Probably one of the most private things in the world is an egg until it is broken.”

M. F. K. Fisher

I don’t know what singers feel like when they make a

Posted February 27, 2020

“I don’t know what singers feel like when they make a song and people clap along and love it, but when people walk up to me and say the food was outstanding, that’s what it is all about. I cook because I like to make people happy.”

Guy Fieri

I always knew that food and wine were vital with my

Posted February 20, 2020

“I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.”

Robert Mondavi

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above

Posted February 13, 2020

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”

J. R. R. Tolkien

I come from great stock

Posted February 06, 2020

“I come from great stock. I didn’t come from money. My parents both worked really hard to keep food on the table and give my sister and me opportunities to play sports and see what we were good at.”

Rickie Fowler

Gluttony is an emotional escape a sign something

Posted January 30, 2020

“Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.”

Peter De Vries

For me religious festivals and celebrations have

Posted January 30, 2020

“For me, religious festivals and celebrations have become an important way to teach my children about how we can transform living with diversity from the superficial ‘I eat ethnic food’, to something dignified, mutually respectful and worthwhile.”

Randa Abdel-Fattah

When I get out of work early or if I have some time

Posted January 22, 2020

“When I get out of work early, or if I have some time before I go into the studio, I go to Disneyland for a few hours with my siblings. We just have fun, go on all the rides together, and eat all of the good food.”

Becky G