Culinary Quotes Archive

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

Posted June 11, 2020

“You can make real food in 20, 30 minutes, but we’ve convinced ourselves that it is a rocket science. It’s a shame. It’s the media and the food industry: they’ve fed our panic around time.”

Michael Pollan
Posted June 4, 2020

“Cheese. Milk’s leap towards immortality.”

Clifton Fadiman
Posted May 28, 2020

“I did this book ‘Harvest for Hope,’ and I learned so much about food. And one thing I learned is that we have the guts not of a carnivore, but of an herbivore. Herbivore guts are very long because they have to get the last bit of nutrition out of leaves and things.”

Jane Goodall
Posted May 21, 2020

“I love photography, I love food, and I love traveling, and to put those three things together would just be the ultimate dream.”

Jamie Chung
Posted May 10, 2020

“I love Italian food.”

Jaleel White
Posted May 10, 2020

“There is no sight on earth more appealing than the sight of a woman making dinner for someone she loves.”

Thomas Wolfe
Posted May 10, 2020

“We have wild animals in zoos, yet people rarely meet their ‘food’ face to face.”

Elayne Boosler
Posted May 8, 2020

“Kids want to saute, to cut the pizza, to see how the ingredients come together. If you let them do the fun stuff, they’ll develop skills and interests that will stay with them forever.”

Guy Fieri
Posted May 8, 2020

“The need for connection and community is primal, as fundamental as the need for air, water, and food.”

Dean Ornish
Posted May 7, 2020

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

Tom Wilson
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