I know there many more so-called food quotes or quotations associated with food or cooking, which I purposely did not include them is this selection. Particularly those by famous authors, chefs, epicures, foodies and comedians
I find some of them are just quips or corny one-liners, for instance, “S?x is good, but not as good as a fresh corn“.
Most of the other quotation sites include many citations by the famous American chef, author, and television personality, Julie Child. Again, I do not offer her mishmash of food quotes here.
I don’t find them to be as “delicious” as her cooking. For examples lines that include: “It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate — you know someone’s fingers have been all over it“, “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook” or “If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.”
I have specially selected a delectable spread of food quotes sayings and proverbs to whet your appetite. Hope you like my pick. Savor them.
“Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.” – Voltaire
“First we eat, then we do everything else.” – M.F.K. Fisher
“The belly rules the mind.” – Spanish Proverb
“The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.” – Chinese Proverb
“After dinner sit a while, and after supper walk a mile.” – English Saying
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf
“Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food.” – Hippocrates
“Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” – Ernestine Ulmer
Hunger is the best sauce in the world.” – Cervantes
“My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.” – Orson Welles
“We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.” – Epicurus
“A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.” – Thomas Keller
“You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” – Paul Prudhomme
“Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” – Harriet van Horne
“So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.” – Franz Kafka
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