A good meal ought to begin with hunger. - French Proverb



Cooking Quotes

Hunger is the best sauce in the world.

Strange to see how a good dinner and
feasting reconciles everybody.
Samuel Pepys

A 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

Kissing don't last: cookery do.
George Meredith

Better a good dinner than a fine coat.
French Proverb

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

Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
Harriet Van Horne

Savory seasonings stimulate the appetite.
Latin Proverb

Fish, to taste right, must swim three times -- in water, in butter and in wine.
Polish Proverb

Man is what he eats.
German Proverb

Hunger finds no fault with the cooking.

Be bright and jovial among your guests tonight.
William Shakespeare

A good meal makes a man feel more charitable toward the world than any sermon.
Arthur Pendenys

Fervet olla, vivit amicitia: While the pot boils, friendship endures. (Meaning the man who gives good dinners has plenty of friends).
Latin Proverb

Cookery has become a noble art, a noble science; cooks are gentlemen.
Robert Burton

We may live without friends;
We may live without books;
But civilized man cannot live without cooks.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of mankind than the discovery of a star.
Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

A hungry stomach seldoms scorns plain food.

I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation.
Madam Benoit

Even were a cook to cook a fly,
he would keep the breast for himself.

Polish Proverb


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