FOOD QUOTES SECTION
Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food and beverages, eating and drinking, food appreciation, restaurants, chefs, cooks, food critics, etc.
"I strongly believe that culinary love is not about having a French Passport, but about what you feel"
“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.”
George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright (1856-1950)
“But doth not the appetite alter? A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
'Much Ado About Nothing'
“A man who loves good food has a way of making it gravitate toward his kitchen.”
Angelo Pellegrini 'The Unprejudiced Palate' (1948)
“All in all, I think the British actually hate food, otherwise they couldn't possibly abuse it so badly. Americans, on the other hand, love food but seldom care what it tastes like.”
“What I love about cooking is that after a hard day, there is something comforting about the fact that if you melt butter and add flour and then hot stock, it will get thick! It's a sure thing! It's a sure thing in a world where nothing is sure; it has a mathematical certainty in a world where those of us who long for some kind of certainty are forced to settle for crossword puzzles.”
Nora Ephron, American journalist (1941-?)
“I love fruit, when it is expensive.”
Sir Arthur Wing Pinero (1855-1934)
“Cooking is like love, it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.”
Harriet Van Horne, ‘Vogue’ 10/1956
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