Culinary Quotes Archive

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

Eating is not merely a material pleasure

Posted July 19, 2012

“Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.”

Elsa Schiaparelli

Pasta isn’t just for Italian food anymore

Posted July 19, 2012

“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

Nowadays I actually cook Italian-style food more

Posted July 16, 2012

“Nowadays I actually cook Italian-style food more than French heavy sauces. I make a good salad, some great roasted vegetables, grilled fish. I’m crazy about L.A. because at the farmers’ market you find all kinds of wild mushrooms.”

Benjamin Millepied

Popeye was right about spinach: dark green leafy

Posted July 16, 2012

“Popeye was right about spinach: dark green, leafy vegetables are the healthiest food on the planet. As whole foods go, they offer the most nutrition per calorie.”

Michael Greger

I’ve worked behind counters serving food and I’ve

Posted July 15, 2012

“I’ve worked behind counters serving food, and I’ve lived on the circus train, and I’ve led bicycle tours in Eastern Europe and the Balkans and Russia. I’ve been a key liner for a newspaper, I’ve done typesetting. Oh, all sorts of things.”

Bonnie Jo Campbell

Mosquitoes remind us that we are not as high up on the

Posted July 13, 2012

“Mosquitoes remind us that we are not as high up on the food chain as we think.”

Tom Wilson

I come from a family where gravy is considered

Posted July 13, 2012

“I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.”

Erma Bombeck

I am not a vegetarian because I love animals I am a

Posted July 12, 2012

“I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.”

A. Whitney Brown

God created the universe in such a manner that all in

Posted July 10, 2012

“God created the universe in such a manner that all in common might derive their food from it, and that the Earth should also be a property common to all.”

Saint Ambrose