Culinary Quotes Archive

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

Posted June 30, 2014

“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
Posted June 30, 2014

“Maybe a person’s time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.”

Frank A. Clark
Posted June 27, 2014

“Learning Gardens are outdoor classrooms, engaging learning environments where kids learn about math, science, entrepreneurship, and above all else, real food.”

Kimbal Musk
Posted June 27, 2014

“People may think I’m crazy, but one of the ways I like to wind down my Friday is to get some of our household chores done, whether it’s cleaning or doing a big food shop, so the house is all nice for the weekend.”

Victoria Pendleton
Posted June 19, 2014

“Food is an excellent way to do very elegant worldbuilding – the kind that can make a fictional world seem real, like it extends way past the edges of the frame.”

Ann Leckie
Posted June 18, 2014

“When we realize that something as primal as the food that we choose to eat each day makes such an important difference in addressing both global warming and personal health, it empowers us and imbues these choices with meaning. If it’s meaningful, then it’s sustainable – and a meaningful life is a longer life.”

Dean Ornish
Posted June 15, 2014

“I promised her an interesting life and good food, and the rest is history.”

Bob Ehrlich
Posted June 12, 2014

“Most bacteria aren’t bad. We breathe and eat and ingest gobs of bacteria every single moment of our lives. Our food is covered in bacteria. And you’re breathing in bacteria all the time, and you mostly don’t get sick.”

Bonnie Bassler
Posted June 12, 2014

“A country like America has twice as much food on its shop shelves and in its restaurants than is actually required to feed the American people.”

Tristram Stuart
Posted June 6, 2014

“The food we eat is our identity. The youth of the nation must save our food culture and traditions. If not, it will affect future generations.”

Vijay Sethupathi
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