quote by James Beard

The only thing that will make a souffle fall is if it knows you're afraid of it.

— James Beard

Most Powerful Souffle quotations

When I was a small boy, my father told me never to recommend a church or a woman to anyone. And I have found it wise never to recommend a restaurant either. Something always goes wrong with the cheese souffle.

Don't think of Diana Vreeland's memoir as a book;

it's more like a lunch. A bit of souffle, a glass of champagne, some green grapes - light, bubbly and slightly tart - all served up by an egocentric but inventive hostess.

Aspiring to a souffle, he achieves a pancake at which the reader saws without much appetite.

You always have three movies that you have to reduce into one.

You have the screenplay. And then, you do a workshop and you add more scenes. And then, on the day you shoot, there's more action and interaction. It's like a souffle. It has a tendency to just grow and explode, and it's just too long.

You can give the same recipe to ten cooks, and some make it come alive, and some make a flat souffle. A system doesn't guarantee anything.

You can't make souffle rise twice.

If a dish doesn't turn out right, change the name and don't bat an eyelid.

A fallen souffle is only a risen omelette. It depends on the self-confidence with which you present it.

Cooking is great, love is grand, but soufflés fall and lovers come and go.

But you can always depend on a book!

I didn't leave home until 27. I was an only child raised in Philadelphia by my mother and grandmother. My grandmother controlled the stove. She made a lot of potato meals - mashed potato, potato souffle, potato pancakes. When we didn't have electricity we ate romantically, by candlelight.

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