Culinary Quotes Archive

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

Cooking is like snow skiing: If you don’t fall at

Posted June 23, 2012

“Cooking is like snow skiing: If you don’t fall at least 10 times, then you’re not skiing hard enough.”

Guy Fieri

True economy consists in always making the

Posted June 20, 2012

“True economy consists in always making the income exceed the out-go. Wear the old clothes a little longer if necessary; dispense with the new pair of gloves; mend the old dress: live on plainer food if need be; so that, under all circumstances, unless some unforeseen accident occurs, there will be a margin in favor of the income.”

P. T. Barnum

On my first date my boyfriend asked me if I wanted to

Posted June 18, 2012

“On my first date, my boyfriend asked me if I wanted to eat a la carte, and I said that I would prefer to stay inside!”

Cristin Milioti

I offer neither pay nor quarters nor food I offer

Posted June 18, 2012

“I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me.”

Giuseppe Garibaldi

It seems strange that bears so fond of all sorts of

Posted June 13, 2012

“It seems strange that bears, so fond of all sorts of flesh, running the risks of guns and fires and poison, should never attack men except in defense of their young. How easily and safely a bear could pick us up as we lie asleep! Only wolves and tigers seem to have learned to hunt man for food, and perhaps sharks and crocodiles.”

John Muir

Although a food processor is not an absolutely

Posted June 12, 2012

“Although a food processor is not an absolutely essential piece of equipment, because you can certainly chop, grate, slice, knead and mix everything by hand, it does do all these things very quickly and efficiently and saves you time and energy.”

Delia Smith

I was born in London in England in 1934

Posted June 06, 2012

“I was born in London in England in 1934. I went through, as a child, the horrors of World War II, through a time when food was rationed and we learned to be very careful, and we never had more to eat than what we needed to eat. There was no waste. Everything was used.”

Jane Goodall

I can’t say this enough – the food that you put into

Posted June 04, 2012

“I can’t say this enough – the food that you put into your bodies can actually help you get better grades. And it can also affect your performance in sports and other activities too. You see, when you give your body the best possible fuel, you have more energy, you’re stronger, you think more quickly.”

Michelle Obama

Not necessity not desire – no the love of power

Posted June 01, 2012

“Not necessity, not desire – no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything – health, food, a place to live, entertainment – they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.”

Friedrich Nietzsche