Original, in French: La bonne cuisine est la base du véritable bonheur. English: Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.

— Auguste Escoffier

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Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.


Soup puts the heart at ease, calms down the violence of hunger, eliminates the tension of the day, and awakens and refines the appetite.


Good food is the basis of true happiness


Above all, keep it simple.


So long as people don't know how to eat they will not have good cooks.


Of all the items on the menu, soup is that which exacts the most delicate perfection and the strictest attention.


Rice is the best, the most nutritive and unquestionably the most widespread staple in the world.


People who do not accept the new, grow old very quickly.


The workman mindful of success, therefore, will naturally direct his attention to the faultless preparation of his stock, and in order to achieve this result, he will find it necessary not merely to make use of the freshest and finest goods, but also to exercise the most scrupulous care in their preparation, for, in cooking, care is half the battle.


The greatest dishes are very simple.


Indeed, stock is everything in cooking. Without it, nothing can be done.


Fish without wine is like egg without salt.


About Auguste Escoffier

Quotes 13 sayings
Profession Chef
Birthday October 28, 1846