When you acknowledge, as you must, that there is no such thing as perfect food, only the idea of it, then the real purpose of striving toward perfection becomes clear: to make people happy, that is what cooking is all about.— Thomas Keller
Grateful Perfect Food quotations
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
Of all the items on the menu, soup is that which exacts the most delicate perfection and the strictest attention.
Chocolate is a perfect food, as wholesome as it is delicious, a beneficent restorer of exhausted power...it is the best friend of those engaged in literary pursuits.
Today is the perfect day to be happy.
Mother's milk, time-tested for millions of years, is the best nutrient for babies because it is nature's perfect food.
A Bearnaise sauce is simply an egg yolk, a shallot, a little tarragon vinegar, and butter, but it takes years of practice for the result to be perfect.
Algae is the perfect food plant. It doubles cell mass every twelve hours, depending on the strain.
Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.
Don't cry over spilt milk.
I don't eat fast food often, but I love tacos.
I could write prophetically about how perfect the taco is.
My perfect day is constantly changing.
Right now, it would be to lie around in a hammock reading with a portable phone and a table of food next to it. I would spend all day there. And that's all that I can possibly come up with on the spur of the moment.
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
You know how you wake up in the morning and sometimes you look gorgeous and other times you look like you got hit by a mack truck? I realized that my mack truck is food. If I have no sugar, yeast or wine, I have no undereye bags and my skin is perfect.
I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
Elrond's house was perfect, whether you liked food or sleep or story-telling or singing (or reading), or just sitting and thinking best, or a pleasant mixture of them all. Merely to be there was a cure for weariness. ... Evil things did not come into the secret valley of Rivendell.
Have no fear of perfection. You'll never reach it.
Ice cream is the perfect buffer, because you can do things in a somewhat lighthearted way. Plus, people have an emotional response to ice cream; it's more than just food. So I think when you combine caring, and eating wonderful food, it's a very powerful combination.
Barbecue sauce is like a beautiful woman. If it's too sweet, it's bound to be hiding something.
Hunger makes you restless. you dream about food - not just any food, but perfect food, the best food, magical meals, famous and awe-inspiring, the one piece of meat, the exact taste of buttery corn, tomatoes so ripe they split and sweeten the air, beans so crisp they snap between the teeth, gravy like mother's milk singing to your bloodstream.
Love isn't finding a perfect person. It's seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
I'm like a shark, right at the top of the food chain.
I take what I want, when I want. I truly am the reflection of perfection.
The more perfect the sight is the more delightful the beautiful object.
The more perfect the appetite, the sweeter the food. The more musical the ear, the more pleasant the melody. The more perfect the soul, the more joyous the joys of heaven, and the more glorious that glory.
A meal of bread, cheese and beer constitutes the perfect food.
There's no need to be perfect to inspire others. Let people get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections.
Then a homeless man with a dog approached us and put his hand out.
This happens to be something that I have a real problem with: homeless people with pets who approach you for food when they have a perfectly delicious dog standing right there?
Most food you drop is still perfectly edible.
If it was in your eyesight the whole time, you can pick it up and eat it.
There are two good reasons to put your napkin in your lap.
One is that food might spill in your lap, and it is better to stain the napkin than your clothing. The other is that it can serve as a perfect hiding place. Practically nobody is nosey enough to take the napkin off a lap to see what is hidden there.
And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good.
I’d discovered, after a lot of extreme apprehension about what spoons to use, that if you do something incorrect at table with a certain arrogance, as if you knew perfectly well you were doing it properly, you can get away with it and nobody will think you are bad-mannered or poorly brought up. They will think you are original and very witty.
The plastic knife is perfect for when a person just wants to make some marks on his food and get insanely frustrated at the same time.
The life's work of Walt Disney and Ray Kroc had come full-circle, uniting in perfect synergy. McDonald's began to sell its hamburgers and french fries at Disney's theme parks. The ethos of McDonaldland and of Disneyland, never far apart, have finally become one. Now you can buy a Happy Meal at the Happiest Place on Earth.
Don't look for a partner who is eye candy. Look for a partner who is soul food.
Cotton candy is the perfect snack for when I'm in the mood to eat dry, scratchy fabric.
It occurs to me one evening as I'm feeding the birds that all I did was put two birds in the aviary, some food and water and nothing else and now there are six of them. I know this is perfectly natural, it's one of the things life is all about, but to have it happen in my bedroom, under my own eyes, is magic.
Approaching the stove, she would don a voluminous apron, toss some meat on a platter, empty a skillet of its perfectly cooked a point vegetables, sprinkle a handful of chopped parsley over all, and then, like a proficient striptease artist, remove the apron, allowing it to fall to the floor with a shake of her hips.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Managing perfect body weight is not a complicated rocket science.
Our body is made up of food which we eat during our day to day life. If we are overweight or obese at the moment then one thing is certain that the food which we eat is unhealthy.
Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.
It was in France that I first learned about food.
And that even the selection of a perfect pear, a ripe piece of Brie, the freshest butter, the highest quality cream were as important as how the dish you were going to be served was actually cooked.
I don't know a perfect person. I only know flawed people who are still worth loving.
Perfect food is born of perfect order.
I'm addicted to Jack's Wife Freda, a South African - Jewish-inspired restaurant founded by my brother Dean and his amazing wife, Maya. The vibe is cool and relaxed, perfect for a daytime bite or a nightcap. I always get the Peri-Peri chicken and the kale Greek salad, but all the food is delicious. You simply cannot go wrong!
[Vincent Price] had a fish recipe where he wrapped [the fish] in aluminum foil and put in these herbs. And then you put it in the dishwasher and then you wash your dishes, and when you're done, your fish is steamed and it's perfect. But he was very sophisticated as far as art and food and all of that went.
Good food does lead to sex. As it should. And in a perfect world, good music does too.
Chemically speaking, chocolate really is the world's perfect food.