“What you feel like eating any any given moment is what you should have.”

- Ferran Adria -

Tis an ill cook who cannot lick his own fingers.

- William Shakespeare -

“Everything you see, I owe to spaghetti.” 

- Sofia Loren -

“Cooking is like love; it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” 

- Harriet Van Horne  -

“I think every woman should have a blowtorch.”

- Julia Child -

“What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.”

- A. A. Milne -
“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.”
- Luciano Pavarotti -

“If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.”

- Julia Child -

”This is my advice to people: Learn how to cook, try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun”

- Julia Child -

“My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.”

- Orson Welles -

“You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?”

- Nigella Lawson -

“To me, life without veal stock, pork fat, sausage, organ meat, demi-glace, or even stinky cheese is a life not worth living.”

- Anthony Bourdain -

“Salt is the policeman of taste:  it keeps the various flavors of a dish in order and restrains the stronger from tyrannizing over the weaker.”

- Malcolm de Chazal -

“If more of us valued food and cheer above hoarded gold, it would be a much merrier world.”

- J.R.R. Tolkien -

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”

- Virginia Woolf -

“One should eat to live, not live to eat.”

- Moliere -

“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.”

- Orson Welles -

“How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?”

- Charles de Gaulle -

“Slicing a warm slab of bacon is a lot like giving a ferret a shave. No matter how careful you are, somebody’s going to get hurt.”

- Alton Brown -