Culinary Quotes Archive

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

Posted February 12, 2021

“Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It’s too controversial.”

Erma Bombeck
Posted February 5, 2021

“To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste.”

Heston Blumenthal
Posted January 29, 2021

“My favorite animal is steak.”

Fran Lebowitz
Posted January 29, 2021

“Pasta isn’t just for Italian food anymore. Now there are tasty pasta recipes found in Asian cuisine, and it’s emerging as a newfound love for vegans.”

Marcus Samuelsson
Posted January 22, 2021

“I’m very proud of the Rome episode of ‘No Reservations’ because it violated all the conventional wisdom about making television. You’re never, ever supposed to do a food or travel show in black and white.”

Anthony Bourdain
Posted January 15, 2021

“I’m at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I’ve just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.”

Rodney Dangerfield
Posted January 8, 2021

“While some people may think being a chef only entails making enticing dishes and pushing the culinary boundaries, being a part of the food industry involves much more.”

Marcus Samuelsson
Posted January 1, 2021

“There are many ways to be hungry. One can hunger for love, or fame or social justice, but hunger for food seems to curb all other cravings.”

Hamza Yusuf
Posted December 25, 2020

“I’d say, for me, it’s cooking that gives me a space beyond music. I love food. And somehow, music and food go together so well. Cooking is very therapeutic. That preparation, the fragrance of spices, the wafting aromas – it just sweeps aside my depression, tiredness and name what you may.”

Shreya Ghoshal
Posted December 18, 2020

“My quest these days is to find my long lost inner child, but I’m afraid if I do, I’ll end up with food in my hair and way too in love with the cats.”

Kenny Loggins
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