Culinary Quotes Archive

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

An almost forgotten means of economic self-reliance is

Posted July 06, 2012

“An almost forgotten means of economic self-reliance is the home production of food. We are too accustomed to going to stores and purchasing what we need.”

Ezra Taft Benson

You don’t have to live in the country and grow

Posted July 03, 2012

“You don’t have to live in the country and grow your own food to be green.”

Shalom Harlow

I think that once people understand the great risks

Posted July 02, 2012

“I think that once people understand the great risks that climate change poses, they will naturally want to choose products and services that cause little or no emissions of greenhouse gases, which means ‘low-carbon consumption.’ This will apply across the board, including electricity, heating, transport and food.”

Nicholas Stern

When you love food as much as I do staying healthy

Posted June 30, 2012

“When you love food as much as I do, staying healthy is not easy. I mean, moderation, not deprivation. That’s my new way of living.”

Carnie Wilson

The biggest and most deadly ‘tax’ rate on the poor

Posted June 29, 2012

“The biggest and most deadly ‘tax’ rate on the poor comes from a loss of various welfare state benefits – food stamps, housing subsidies and the like – if their income goes up.”

Thomas Sowell

The kitchen’s a laboratory and everything that

Posted June 26, 2012

“The kitchen’s a laboratory, and everything that happens there has to do with science. It’s biology, chemistry, physics. Yes, there’s history. Yes, there’s artistry. Yes, to all of that. But what happened there, what actually happens to the food is all science.”

Alton Brown

Let’s face it a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot

Posted June 24, 2012

“Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.”

Audrey Hepburn

My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time

Posted June 23, 2012

“My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it.”

Michael Pollan

The facility of obtaining food is beneficial in two

Posted June 23, 2012

“The facility of obtaining food is beneficial in two ways to the owners of capital, it at the same time raises profits and increases the amount of consumable commodities.”

David Ricardo

The 1 to 2 billion poorest in the world who don’t

Posted June 23, 2012

“The 1 to 2 billion poorest in the world, who don’t have food for the day, suffer from the worst disease: globalization deficiency. The way globalization is occurring could be much better, but the worst thing is not being part of it. For those people, we need to support good civil societies and governments.”

Hans Rosling