Culinary Quotes Archive

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

Seagulls are a landfill nuisance because they fly away

Posted August 09, 2012

“Seagulls are a landfill nuisance because they fly away with food scraps and, as is their reputation, fight each other over them midflight, often losing them, and soon a lady has a half-eaten hamburger splashing into her backyard pool.”

Jeanne Marie Laskas

There are people in this world so hungry that God

Posted August 06, 2012

“There are people in this world so hungry that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”

Mahatma Gandhi

I’m kind of a homebody

Posted August 04, 2012

“I’m kind of a homebody. I like to sit at home and watch movies and eat good food.”

Emilie de Ravin

I’ve seen zero evidence of any nation on Earth other

Posted August 03, 2012

“I’ve seen zero evidence of any nation on Earth other than Mexico even remotely having the slightest clue what Mexican food is about or even come close to reproducing it. It is perhaps the most misunderstood country and cuisine on Earth.”

Anthony Bourdain

When lifting I’m always with a trainer because the

Posted July 29, 2012

“When lifting, I’m always with a trainer because the thing that makes a difference is that last 20% in your training, and he very scientifically looks after my food as well, because when I’m going for a ‘shirt off’ shot, everything changes the month before, and I’m timed down to the day.”

Hugh Jackman

I take care of my flowers and my cats

Posted July 26, 2012

“I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that’s living.”

Ursula Andress

My secret indulgent food is dessert

Posted July 26, 2012

“My secret indulgent food is dessert. I have an incredible sweet tooth – chocolate pudding with vanilla ice-cream or trifle and pavlova. I do love dessert.”

Deborra-Lee Furness

Language is like songs like food like dance it is

Posted July 23, 2012

“Language is like songs, like food, like dance; it is the expression of what we think.”

Holly Near

The only thing I like better than talking about

Posted July 23, 2012

“The only thing I like better than talking about Food is eating.”

John Walters

If you say you are the Safe Food Foundation that

Posted July 21, 2012

“If you say you are the Safe Food Foundation, that means you’re implying that your food is safer or that every other bit of food that we’re eating is not safe. If they were a really honest foundation, they would call themselves the anti-GM foundation.”

Barry Marshall