Culinary Quotes Archive

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

Posted September 11, 2020

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.”

Posted September 4, 2020

“In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.”

Julia Child
Posted August 28, 2020

“Fast food is popular because it’s convenient, it’s cheap, and it tastes good. But the real cost of eating fast food never appears on the menu.”

Eric Schlosser
Posted August 21, 2020

“I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.”

Julia Child
Posted August 13, 2020

“Popeye was right about spinach: dark green, leafy vegetables are the healthiest food on the planet. As whole foods go, they offer the most nutrition per calorie.”

Michael Greger
Posted August 6, 2020

“When I come home, all I do is cook. I love cooking, so I go to markets, buy food, cook it for friends. I love doing that.”

Rupert Friend
Posted July 30, 2020

“When I heard that the bees were in trouble, the fact that they’re disappearing and not coming back to the hive, which is a big issue, since a third of the food we eat comes from plants, I figured you couldn’t tell the story of the bees without the story of the flowers and how they basically have evolved together for over 150 years.”

Louie Schwartzberg
Posted July 23, 2020

“However, as a parent, as a grandparent, as a former educator, I know that these practices alone when we are dealing with young children are insufficient. We will never control this rising epidemic without greater accountability from the food industry.”

Bob Filner
Posted July 16, 2020

“The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food.”

Cyril Connolly
Posted July 9, 2020

“Ice cream is the perfect buffer, because you can do things in a somewhat lighthearted way. Plus, people have an emotional response to ice cream; it’s more than just food. So I think when you combine caring, and eating wonderful food, it’s a very powerful combination.”

Jerry Greenfield
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