Julia Child Quotes Archive

This is a collection of quotes about food from Julia Child.

Posted September 4, 2020

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

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Posted August 21, 2020

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

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Posted April 20, 2020

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

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Posted April 20, 2020

“If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.”

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Posted April 20, 2020

“You learn to cook so that you don’t have to be a slave to recipes. You get what’s in season and you know what to do with it.”

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Posted May 18, 2019

“It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate, you know someone’s fingers have been all over it.”

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Posted May 13, 2019

“I still feel that French cooking is the most important in the world, one of the few that has rules. If you follow the rules, you can do pretty well.”

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Posted July 2, 2018

“I think one of the terrible things today is that people have this deathly fear of food: fear of eggs, say, or fear of butter. Most doctors feel that you can have a little bit of everything.”

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Posted April 15, 2018

“Cooking is one failure after another, and that’s how you finally learn.”

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Posted April 14, 2018

“Everything in moderation, including moderation.”

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