Friday, October 1, 2010

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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
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.
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
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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