Culinary Quotes Archive

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

Posted November 13, 2022

“Cake baking has to be, however innocently, one of the great culinary scams: it implies effort, it implies domestic prowess; but believe me, it’s easy.”

Nigella Lawson
Posted November 6, 2022

“A third of our food comes from pollinating plants.”

Louie Schwartzberg
Posted October 30, 2022

“If I’m making a movie and get hungry, I call time-out and eat some crackers.”

Carol Alt
Posted October 23, 2022

“The most dangerous food is wedding cake.”

James Thurber
Posted October 16, 2022

“Obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty in life, is a monster for which the corruption of society forever brings forth new food, which it devours in secret.”

Percy Bysshe Shelley
Posted October 9, 2022

“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 October 2, 2022

“In 2010, I created World Central Kitchen as a way to try and help find solutions to many of the food issues we face.”

Jose Andres
Posted September 25, 2022

“Although I may not know a lot about football, I do know a lot about food! As a result, not many people ask me to join their fantasy leagues, but they will come to me for suggestions on what to serve for guests for a weekly Sunday get-together.”

Marcus Samuelsson
Posted September 18, 2022

“Worries go down better with soup.”

Jewish Proverb
Posted September 11, 2022

“I’ve got tremendous respect for different cultures, for the food and everything.”

Ian Rush
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