"If you want to become a great chef, you have to work with great chefs. And that's exactly what I did."
"This is my advice to people: Learn how to cook, try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun." Julia Child
"You cannot get an influence from the cuisine of a country if you don’t understand it. You’ve got to study it." Ferran Adrià
"Salt is born of the purest of parents: the sun and the sea." Pythagoras
"Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts!" James Beard
"It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate. You know someone’s fingers have been all over it."
"A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe."
"Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all."
"Life is a combination of magic and pasta."
"There is no love sincerer than the love of food."
"One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating."
"It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato."
"After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives." Oscar Wilde
"Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie." Jim Davis
"Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity." Voltaire