'Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.
— William Shakespeare cooking culinary quote
To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatist -- the problem is entirely the same in both cases. To know exactly how much oil one must put with one's vinegar.
— Oscar Wilde
Kissing don't last: cookery do!
— George Meredith
If cooking becomes an art form rather than a means of providing a reasonable diet, then something is clearly wrong.
— cooking culinary quotation by Tom Jaine
Not on morality, but on cookery, let us build our stronghold: there brandishing our frying-pan, as censer, let us offer sweet incense to the Devil, and live at ease on the fat things he has provided for his elect!
I don't even butter my bread; I consider that cooking.
I did toy with the idea of doing a cook-book.
The recipes were to be the routine ones: how to make dry toast, instant coffee, hearts of lettuce and brownies. But as an added attraction, at no extra charge, my idea was to put a fried egg on the cover. I think a lot of people who hate literature but love fried eggs would buy it if the price was right.
To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a home might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation.
I want to go to culinary school because I love cooking.
One day I'd love to open up a restaurant or cafe.
The chef that grew up with the grandma who cooks tends to always beat the chef that went to the culinary institute. It's in the blood.