Food - Quotes & Sayings

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I'm not a chef. But I'm passionate about food - the tradition of it, cooking it, and sharing it.

Zac Posen

You don't need a silver fork to eat good food.

Paul Prudhomme

The need for connection and community is primal, as fundamental as the need for air, water, and food.

Dean Ornish

Sitting down to a meal with an Indian family is different from sitting down to a meal with a British family.

Roland Joffe

That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much of my own food as possible.

Daryl Hannah

Confit is the ultimate comfort food, and trendy or not, it is dazzling stuff.

Sally Schneider

I can make dressing - or stuffing. Y'all call it stuffing up here, we call it dressing down there. It's really good dressing. That family recipe was passed on, and I love to make that.

Edie Brickell

Food is your body's fuel. Without fuel, your body wants to shut down.

Ken Hill

I love food and I love everything involved with food. I love the fun of it. I love restaurants. I love cooking, although I don't cook very much. I love kitchens.

Alma Guillermoprieto

Eating without conversation is only stoking.

Marcelene Cox

I know my husband really loves me because he takes me to have ribs. He says I'm the only girl he ever took out who actually ate anything on her plate, as opposed to pushing it around.

Julia Barr

Our lives are not in the lap of the gods, but in the lap of our cooks.

Lin Yutang

The disparity between a restaurant's price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.

Bryan Q. Miller

More than any other in Western Europe, Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.

Joseph Lelyveld

I do love Italian food. Any kind of pasta or pizza. My new pig out food is Indian food. I eat Indian food like three times a week. It's so good.

Jennifer Love Hewitt

I always preferred my father's pasta the next day, when he'd put it in a hot oven with heaps of extra cheese. It would emerge slightly burned and very crisp on top.

Yotam Ottolenghi

Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.

Finley Peter Dunne

Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat.

Neal Barnard

Attitudes toward food have completely changed.

Giada De Laurentiis

I love spaghetti and meatballs... I eat a lot.

Susan Lucci

I like to eat and I love the diversity of foods.

David Soul

I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.

A. Whitney Brown

If I had the choice between smoked salmon and tinned salmon, I'd have it tinned. With vinegar.

Harold Wilson

I'm not an amazing cook. But I can follow a recipe!

Rachel McAdams

We would load up the yellow Cutlass Supreme station wagon and pick blackberries during blackberry season or spring onions during spring onion season. For us, food was part of the fabric of our day.

Mario Batali

In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are the two most interesting food towns. In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli. There's no mediocrity accepted.

Mario Batali

Food can become such a point of anxiety - not because it's food, but just because you have anxiety. That's how eating disorders develop.

Vanessa Carlton

The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating.

John Walters

I said to my friends that if I was going to starve, I might as well starve where the food is good.

Virgil Thomson

I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning.

John Barrymore

The less food, the more time to talk, the more to talk about.

Damon Wayans

Human beings do not eat nutrients, they eat food.

Mary Catherine Bateson

I have four Rhode Island Red hens. I get two eggs from them a day. They're feathered dustbins that eat leftover food and weeds, and they're easy to look after - I throw some grain at them in the morning, take the eggs and that's it. I love the sound of clucking.

Deborah Moggach

I always say centered food equals centered behavior.

Marilu Henner

As I see it, a green salad is an open invitation to carrots, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and the sprouts that grow in jars on my kitchen counter.

Victoria Moran

I can safely say that other than macaroni and cheese, there's no processed food in my life. There's no inorganic food in my life these days. There's no junk food. There's not a lot of sugar. There's no soy. I mean, really everything that's going into my body is pretty pure.

Ginnifer Goodwin

If I'm making a movie and get hungry, I call time-out and eat some crackers.

Carol Alt

On my first date, my boyfriend asked me if I wanted to eat a la carte, and I said that I would prefer to stay inside!

Cristin Milioti

If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce. The reason being that if I have soy sauce, I can flavor a lot of things.

Martin Yan

Food should be fun.

Thomas Keller

We're all the same, and we all want the same thing. We all want to be secure. We all want food on the table. We want to know that our kids aren't going to be destroyed when they're not with us. We all want the same things, and if we've been hurt in our childhoods, we try and recreate the same hurt.

Thandie Newton

Every two months, I allow myself a splurge day where I eat thick, doughy pizza from Pizzeria Uno or an ice cream sundae from my store with birthday-cake ice cream, Marshmallow Fluff, and toppings mixed in.

Dylan Lauren

Stop being a vegan and start enjoying what you eat.

Jamie Oliver

Kids today are really so alienated from the source of food. If they are going to nourish themselves properly, if they are going to safeguard this environment we have and the economy that goes with it and world hunger that goes with it, they need to know about food.

Lidia Bastianich

Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.

Quintilian

Why not add benefits for making healthy food choices, provide a transition bonus for getting off food stamps, or increase job training opportunities and income - raising minimum wage?

Donna Brazile

Roast beef, medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy.

Edna Ferber

An almost forgotten means of economic self-reliance is the home production of food. We are too accustomed to going to stores and purchasing what we need.

Ezra Taft Benson

The dialogue and conversation about food is everywhere - television, chat rooms, social media outlets and among everyday conversations.

Marcus Samuelsson

If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.

Leigh Hunt