Culinary Quotes Archive

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

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

French cooking is really the result of peasants

Posted January 15, 2020

“French cooking is really the result of peasants figuring out how to extract flavor from pedestrian ingredients. So most of the food that we think of as elite didn’t start out that way.”

Michael Pollan

As the graying of the country continues its march

Posted January 08, 2020

“As the graying of the country continues its march forward, many retirees are now relocating to dense urban centers for the cultural and social opportunities, access to public transportation, and the ability to shop nearby for food and household needs without depending unduly on others.”

Chuck Norris

Every meal should end with something sweet

Posted January 01, 2020

“Every meal should end with something sweet. Maybe it’s jelly on toast at breakfast, or a small piece of chocolate at dinner – but it always helps my brain bring a close to the meal.”

Robert Irvine

In our fast-forward culture we have lost the art

Posted December 25, 2019

“In our fast-forward culture, we have lost the art of eating well. Food is often little more than fuel to pour down the hatch while doing other stuff – surfing the Web, driving, walking along the street. Dining al desko is now the norm in many workplaces. All of this speed takes a toll. Obesity, eating disorders and poor nutrition are rife.”

Carl Honore