Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.— Adelle Davis
Informative Culinary quotations
The strawberry grows underneath the nettle And wholesome berries thrive and ripen best Neighbour'd by fruit of baser quality.
Life is a combination of magic and pasta.
Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.
The so-called nouvelle cuisine usually means not enough on your plate and too much on your bill.
A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.
We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.
Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.
A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.
If penicillin can cure those that are ill, Spanish sherry can bring the dead back to life.
The last taste of sweets is sweetest last.
Be careful to trust a person who does not like wine.
Most seafoods should be simply threatened with heat and then celebrated with joy.
The duty of a good Cuisinier is to transmit to the next generation everything he has learned and experienced.
A restaurant is a fantasy-a kind of living fantasy in which diners are the most important members of the cast.
Cooking is like painting or writing a song.
Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors - it's how you combine them that sets you apart.
You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients.
One man's Poison Ivy is another Fellow's Spinach.
One of the greatest pleasures of my life has been that I have never stopped learning about Good Cooking and Good Food
Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.
The first printed mention of bagels... is to be found in the Community Regulations of Kracow, Poland, for the year 1610 which stated that bagels would be given as a gift to any woman in childbirth.
One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.
I said to my wife, 'Where do you want to go for our anniversary?' She said, 'I want to go somewhere I've never been before.' I said, 'Try the kitchen.'
People who love to eat are always the best people.
It is well known among physicians that the best of the nourishing foods is the one that the Moslem religion forbids, i.e., Wine. It contains much good and light nourishment. It is rapidly digested and helps to digest other foods.
An apple is an excellent thing -- until you have tried a peach.
Physically he was the connoisseur's connoisseur.
He was a giant panda, Santa Claus and the Jolly Green Giant rolled into one. On him, a lean and slender physique would have looked like very bad casting.
I never thrust my nose into other men's porridge.
It is no bread and butter of mine; every man for himself, and God for us all.
Never mind about 1066 William the Conqueror, 1087 William the Second.
Such things are not going to affect one?s life...but 1932 the Mars Bar and 1936 Maltesers and 1937 the Kit Kat - these dates are milestones in history and should be seared into the memory of every child in the country.
I got food poisoning today. I don't know when I'll use it.
She ate so many clams that her stomach rose and fell with the tide.
I plant rosemary all over the garden, so pleasant is it to know that at every few steps one may draw the kindly branchlets through one's hand, and have the enjoyment of their incomparable incense; and I grow it against walls, so that the sun may draw out its inexhaustible sweetness to greet me as I pass.
TEETOTALER, n. One who abstains from strong drink, sometimes totally, sometimes tolerably totally.
Talking of Pleasure, this moment I was writing with one hand, and with the other holding to my Mouth a Nectarine - how good how fine. It went down all pulpy, slushy, oozy, all its delicious embonpoint melted down my throat like a large, beatified Strawberry.
So long as people don't know how to eat they will not have good cooks.