Julia Child Quotes Archive

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

Posted March 27, 2017

“Of course I made many boo-boos. At first this broke my heart, but then I came to understand that learning how to fix one’s mistakes, or live with them, was an important part of becoming a cook.”

Julia Child
Posted March 26, 2017

“I think careful cooking is love, don’t you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who’s close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give.”

Julia Child
Posted June 6, 2016

“Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.”

Julia Child
Posted May 10, 2016

“Because of media hype and woefully inadequate information, too many people nowadays are deathly afraid of their food, and what does fear of food do to the digestive system? I am sure that an unhappy or suspicious stomach, constricted and uneasy with worry, cannot digest properly.”

Julia Child
Posted January 11, 2016

“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.”

Julia Child
Posted September 13, 2015

“Animals that we eat are raised for food in the most economical way possible, and the serious food producers do it in the most humane way possible. I think anyone who is a carnivore needs to understand that meat does not originally come in these neat little packages.”

Julia Child
Posted August 19, 2014

“I don’t believe in twisting yourself into knots of excuses and explanations over the food you make.”

Julia Child
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