quote by Clementine Paddleford

We all have hometown appetites. Every other person is a bundle of longing for the simplicities of good taste once enjoyed on the farm or in the hometown left behind.

— Clementine Paddleford

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Food culture quote You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop readin

You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

Food history is as important as a baroque church.

Governments should recognize cultural heritage and protect traditional foods. A cheese is as worthy of preserving as a sixteenth-century building.

Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what's right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in.

Food culture quote Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will neve

Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed, by the masses.

The standardization of world culture, with local popular or traditional forms driven out or dumbed down to make way for American television, American music, food, clothes and films, has been seen by many as the very heart of globalization.

Japan is the most intoxicating place for me.

In Kyoto, there's an inn called the Tawaraya which is quite extraordinary. The Japanese culture fascinates me: the food, the dress, the manners and the traditions. It's the travel experience that has moved me the most.

We have to bring children into a new relationship to food that connects them to culture and agriculture.

Food culture quote Don't look for a partner who is eye candy. Look for a partner who is soul food.

Don't look for a partner who is eye candy. Look for a partner who is soul food.

In both business and personal life, I've always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.

In the real world, equal respect for all cultures doesn't translate into a rich mosaic of colorful and proud peoples interacting peacefully while maintaining a delightful diversity of food and craftwork. It translates into closed pockets of oppression, ignorance, and abuse.

There's certain things in life that I love.

One is architecture. And music, culture, food, people. New Orleans has all of that.

Food culture quote The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for steak to coo.

The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for steak to coo.

If I'm an advocate for anything, it's to move.

As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river. The extent to which you can walk in someone else's shoes or at least eat their food, it's a plus for everybody. Open your mind, get up off the couch, move.

Some sensible person once remarked that you spend the whole of your life either in your bed or in your shoes. Having done the best you can by shoes and bed, devote all the time and resources at your disposal to the building up of a fine kitchen. It will be, as it should be, the most comforting and comfortable room in the house.

I think Americas food culture is embedded in fast-food culture.

And the real question that we have is: How are we going to teach slow-food values in a fast-food world? Of course, its very, very difficult to do, especially when children have grown up eating fast food and the values that go with that.

Food culture quote Your diet is a bank account, good food choice are good investments.

Your diet is a bank account, good food choice are good investments.

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Hong Kong and Macau are both very dynamic cities.

I am always inspired about the culture, people and food in these two cities. There is always so much to do and so much to explore!

Eclecticism is the degree zero of contemporary general culture: one listens to reggae, watches a western, eats McDonald's food for lunch and local cuisine for dinner, wears Paris perfume in Tokyo and 'retro' clothing in Hong Kong; knowledge is a matter of TV games. It is easy to find a public for eclectic works.

I believe that food is one way to make people happy.

I also believe that food can unite people from all walks of life and cultures. When we sit together and eat, we promote better understanding and harmony.Food brings love, peace and compassion to the table.

Food culture quote I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It

I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.

All knives and forks were working away at a rate that was quite alarming;

very few words were spoken; and everybody seemed to eat his utmost, in self defence, as if a famine were expected to set in before breakfast-time to-morrow morning, and it had become high time to assert the first law of nature.

Agricultural sustainability doesn't depend on agritechnology.

To believe it does is to put the emphasis on the wrong bit of 'agriculture.' What sustainability depends on isn't agri- so much as culture.

Farms and food production should be, I submit, at least as important as who pierced their navel in Hollywood this week. Please tell me I'm not the only one who believes this. Please. As a culture, we think we're well educated, but I'm not sure that what we've learned necessarily helps us survive.

Food culture quote There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.

There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.

We might have reason to be driven! We live for a short stretch of time in a world we share with others. Virtually everything we do is dependent on others, from the arts and culture to farmers who grow the food we eat.

People cooked with a certain integrity before fast food, 50 or 60 years ago.

When the cheap food arrived, and we didn't have the education and deep cultural roots to hold on, we got swept away by fast, cheap and easy.

Nobody in Singapore drinks Singapore Slings.

It's one of the first things you find out there. What you do in Singapore is eat. It's a really food-crazy culture, where all of this great food is available in a kind of hawker-stand environment.

Food culture quote Your culture is your brand

Your culture is your brand

My main goal, and it's a big one, is that every child has a chance to get close to music - as a right - that as they have access to food, health, and education, they get the chance to have art and culture - especially music.

You cannot trust people who have such bad cuisine.

It [Great Britain] is the country with the worst food after Finland.

That's a Roman concept where the government can do anything, as long as you give the people "bread and circuses." And I'd say this culture right now is similar, as long as people have money, fun, and food, our government can do heinous, heinous things.

Food culture quote Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our poli

Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.

In a lot of ways I think food is starting to take the place in culture that rock and roll took 30 years ago, in that eating has become incredibly political. And just as the street has always dictated fashions on music and other things, it’s starting to happen that way in food.

After eating, an epicure gives a thin smile of satisfaction;

a gastronome, burping into his napkin, praises the food in a magazine; a gourmet, repressing his burp, criticizes the food in the same magazine; a gourmand belches happily and tells everybody where he ate; a glutton empraces the white porcelain alter, or more plainly, he barfs.

The shared meal elevates eating from a mechanical process of fueling the body to a ritual of family and community, from the mere animal biology to an act of culture.

Food culture quote One should eat to live, not live to eat.

One should eat to live, not live to eat.

I think food culture is always evolving, and there will constantly be people looking both forward and back. That's what makes it exciting.

I would rather live in Russia on black bread and vodka than in the United States at the best hotels. America knows nothing of food, love or art.

In America we eat, collectively, with a glum urge for food to fill us.

We are ignorant of flavour. We are as a nation taste-blind.

Food culture quote The day each family keeps aside food to feed one hungry person or animal or bird

The day each family keeps aside food to feed one hungry person or animal or bird every day, nobody will go hungry in this world. There is enough food to feed every hungry stomach. Mankind just doesn't have the heart for it.

There are may of us who cannot but feel dismal about the future of various cultures. Often it is hard not to agree that we are becoming culinary nitwits, dependent upon fast foods and mass kitchens and megavitamins for our basically rotten nourishment.

America is a melting pot of immigrants.

So actually, if you took all of the immigrants outside of America, you'd be missing a lot of flavor, starting with the food, with the culture, with the dance, with everything.

But some of us are beginning to pull well away, in our irritation, from.

..the exquisite tasters, the vintage snobs, the three-star Michelin gourmets. There is, we feel, a decent area somewhere between boiled carrots and Beluga caviare, sour plonk and Chateau Lafitte, where we can take care of our gullets and bellies without worshipping them.

Electronic culture created soulless replacements for connective rituals- television supplanted tribal legends told by the fire; 'fast food' consumed in distraction took the place of a shared meal. We substituted matter for Mater (feminine principle), money for mother's milk, objects for emotional bonds.

Food is about agriculture, about ecology, about man's relationship with nature, about the climate, about nation-building, cultural struggles, friends and enemies, alliances, wars, religion. It is about memory and tradition and, at times, even about sex.

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