FOOD QUOTES SECTION
Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food and beverages, eating and drinking, food appreciation, restaurants, chefs, cooks, food critics, etc.
"There is no sight on earth more appealing than the sight of a woman making dinner for someone she loves."
Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938)
“Cooking is like love, it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.”
Harriet Van Horne, ‘Vogue’ 10/1956
“Cooking is at once one of the simplest and most gratifying of the arts, but to cook well one must love and respect food.”
“I strongly believe that culinary love is not about having a French Passport, but about what you feel.”
“Don't let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.”
Anthony Trollope, English novelist
“Cooking is at once child's play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.”
Craig Claiborne, ‘Craig Claiborne's Kitchen Primer’
“Well loved he garleek, oynons, and eek lekes. And for to drinken strong wyn, reed as blood.”
Geoffrey Chaucer (1340 ? - 1400) ‘Canterbury Tales’
“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.”
George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright (1856-1950)
“Happy and successful cooking doesn't rely only on know-how; it comes from the heart, makes great demands on the palate and needs enthusiasm and a deep love of food to bring it to life.”
Georges Blanc, ‘Ma Cuisine des Saisons’
“I have made a lot of mistakes falling in love, and regretted most of them, but never the potatoes that went with them.”
Nora Ephron, ‘Heartburn’
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