Culinary Quotes Archive

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

Posted April 2, 2022

“But I don’t want nutrition. I want food!”

Alice B. Toklas
Posted March 26, 2022

“The passion of the Italian or the Italian-American population is endless for food and lore and everything about it.”

Mario Batali
Posted March 19, 2022

“Some doomsayers think the collapse will be triggered by runaway government spending, excessive taxation, oppressive regulation, food shortages, fuel shortages or natural disasters such as deadly pandemics or lethal changes in the world’s climate.”

Robert Higgs
Posted March 12, 2022

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

Bob Ehrlich
Posted March 5, 2022

“It’s okay to eat fish because they don’t have any feelings.”

Kurt Cobain
Posted February 26, 2022

“Wine, like food, is so emotional. If you think about it, so much of the courting ritual is surrounded by wine and food. There’s a built-in romance to wine.”

Padma Lakshmi
Posted February 19, 2022

“I am not a vegetarian. I subscribe to my own mantra: eat less, move more, eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, don’t eat too much junk food, and enjoy what you eat. Or, to summarise: eat less, eat better, move more, and get political.”

Marion Nestle
Posted February 12, 2022

“I plainly told them, ‘Be ye sincerely converted, and with your whole heart, to the Lord our God, for nothing is impossible to Him, that He may today send you food on your road, even until you are satisfied, because He has everywhere abundance.’ And, with God’s help, it was so done: Behold! A herd of swine appeared in the road before our eyes.”

Saint Patrick
Posted February 12, 2022

“I am a sucker for those old traditional places, and Rome is as good as it gets, particularly when you throw in Italian food.”

Roger Federer
Posted February 5, 2022

“You entertain people who are satisfied. Hungry people can’t be entertained – or people who are afraid. You can’t entertain a man who has no food.”

Bob Marley
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