Culinary Quotes Archive

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

Posted March 26, 2023

“While the dough is rising, life goes on.”

Peter Reinhart
Posted March 19, 2023

“Low-cost, high-grade coal, oil and natural gas – the backbone of the Industrial Revolution – will be a distant memory by 2050. Much higher-cost remnants will still be available, but they will not be able to drive our growth, our population and, most critically, our food supply as before.”

Jeremy Grantham
Posted March 12, 2023

“If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts.”

W. Somerset Maugham
Posted March 5, 2023

“Avoid fruit and nuts. You are what you eat.”

Jim Davis
Posted February 26, 2023

“If you get asteroids about a kilometer in size, those are large enough and carry enough energy into our system to disrupt transportation, communication, the food chains, and that can be a really bad day on Earth.”

Neil deGrasse Tyson
Posted February 19, 2023

“Julia Child wasn’t afraid to have fun. She made fantastic food but knew how to have a good time and not be too stuck up about the kitchen space.”

Nadia Giosia
Posted February 12, 2023

“It’s difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn’t available.”

Ronald Reagan
Posted February 5, 2023

“Wherever I go, as long as I get a hot vegetable dish, I am okay. If I am in Gujarat, I have Gujarati food. If it’s Shillong, it’s northeastern.”

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Posted January 29, 2023

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces, just good food from fresh ingredients.”

Julia Child
Posted January 22, 2023

“Junk food drags you down.”

Miranda Lambert
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