FoodReference.com
FOOD QUOTES SECTION

 

Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food & beverages, eating & drinking and pleasures of the table

You are here > Home

 

CULINARY SCHOOLS
& COOKING CLASSES

From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training & Degrees -  Associates, Bachelors & Masters - More than 1,000 schools & classes listed for all 50 States, Online and Worldwide

Agreeable Food Quotations


“This root
[the potato], no matter how much you prepare it, is tasteless and floury. It cannot pass for an agreeable food, but it supplies a food sufficiently abundant and sufficiently healthy for men who ask only to sustain themselves. The potato is criticised with reason for being windy, but what matters windiness for the vigorous organisims of peasants and labourers?”

Denis Diderot (1713-1784)
‘L'Encyclopedie’ (1751-1772)

 


“Cookery, or the art of preparing good and wholesome food, and of preserving all sorts of alimentary substances in a state fit for human sustenance, or rendering that agreeable to the taste which is essential to the support of life, and of pleasing the palate without injury to the system, is, strictly speaking, a branch of chemistry; but, important as it is both to our enjoyments and our health, it is also one of the latest cultivated branches of the science.”

Frederick Accum (1769-1838)

 

 

Quotes about food and.....

  'A Day In The Life' to 'American Pie'   |   A day in the life.....   |   Abdomen   |   Abstainers   |   Acceptable Food   |   Acorn   |   Acquaintance   |   Actors   |   Adam & Eve   |   Addiction   |   Adventurous Meals   |   Adversaries   |   Advertising   |   Advice   |   After Eating Quotes   |   Age and Dining   |   Agitator   |   Agreeable Food   |   Agriculture   |   Aioli   |   Air   |   Airplanes/Airlines   |   Alchemy   |   Alcohol   |  Aldermen   |   Ale   |   Alice's Restaurant   |   Alice Waters   |   Almond   |   Alone   |   Ambition   |   Ambrosia   |   American   |   American Cooking   |   American Customs   |   American Deaths   |   American Food   |   American Pie  
  Home   |   About Us & Contact Us   |   Interviews   |   Food History Articles   |   Catalogs   |   Other Links  

Please feel free to link to any pages of FoodReference.com from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: james@foodreference.com
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2016 James T. Ehler and www.FoodReference.com unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.
You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission.

 

FoodReference.com Logo

 

 

Popular Pages

Free Food Magazine Subscriptions