is the best sauce in the world.
to see how a good dinner and
feasting reconciles everybody.
good cook is the peculiar gift of the gods. He must be a perfect
creature from the brain to the palate, from the palate to
the finger's end.
Walter Savage Landor
don't last: cookery do.
a good dinner than a fine coat.
Time is a precious commodity, no question about that. But there are few better ways to spend it than by preparing high quality food for yourself and those you love.
Mark Bittman, How to Cook Everything
is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not
Harriet Van Horne
seasonings stimulate the appetite.
to taste right, must swim three times -- in water, in butter
and in wine.
is what he eats.
finds no fault with the cooking.
Be bright and jovial among your guests tonight.
good meal makes a man feel more charitable toward the world
than any sermon.
olla, vivit amicitia: While the pot boils, friendship endures.
(Meaning the man who gives good dinners has plenty of friends).
has become a noble art, a noble science; cooks are gentlemen.
We may live without friends;
We may live without books;
But civilized man cannot live without cooks.
discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of mankind
than the discovery of a star.
hungry stomach seldoms scorns plain food.
feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can
play each time with a variation.
were a cook to cook a fly,
he would keep the breast for himself.