Food Memory Quotes

“Feasting is also closely related to memory. We eat certain things in a particular way in order to remember who we are. Why else would you eat grits in Madison, New Jersey?”

Jeff Smith
'The Frugal Gourmet Keeps the Feast' (1995)

 

"Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them."

P. G. Wodehouse, English novelist (1881-1975)

 

“Among the liveliest of my memories are those of eating and drinking; and I would sooner give up some of my delightful remembered walks, green trees, cool skies, and all, than to lose my images of suppers eaten on Sabbath evenings at the end of those walks.”

Mary Antin, 'The Promised Land' (1912)

 

“What keeps me motivated is not the food itself but all the bonds and memories the food represents.”

Michael Chiarello

 

“In the childhood memories of every good cook, there's a large kitchen, a warm stove, a simmering pot and a mom.”

Barbara Costikyan (10/22/84 New York Magazine) ‘Charles Wysocki's Americana Cookbook’

 

“640K ought to be enough [memory] for anybody.”

Bill Gates (1981)

 

“Ponder well on this point: the pleasant hours of our life are all connected by a more or less tangible link, with some memory of the table.”

Charles Pierre Monselet (1825-1888)

 

 

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