Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Food Quotes from famous authors such as William J. Clinton, Karren Brady, Guy Fieri, Tim Ryan, Marion Barry. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I haven’t eaten at a McDonald’s since I became President.
If I’m going to spend money, I’d rather it be on a fabulous location or food, not gambling.
I wake up in the morning thinking about food.
We need social and emotional learning in our schools. I think we also need to get good food in the schools. We can’t be feeding our kids Pop-Tarts and chocolate milk.
Why should blacks feel elated about seeing men walk on the moon when millions of poor blacks and whites don’t have enough money to buy food to eat on earth?
If you have good food, people will come to your restaurant.
Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
Food is a passion. Food is love.
Eating is so intimate. It’s very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you’re inviting a person into your life.
So, what’s it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don’t recommend it.
Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
Food is a weapon – a very effective weapon. People don’t cultivate, don’t farm, you cut the road off, then you subjugate them very easily.
There’s nothing more romantic than Italian food.
You’d have a hard time finding anything better than Barcelona for food, as far as being a hub. Given a choice between Barcelona and San Sebastian to die in, I’d probably want to die in San Sebastian.
My food, I think, is big. It’s aggressive, it’s aggressively seasoned, and it’s hearty.
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
I always say centered food equals centered behavior.
In humans, smell is often viewed as an aesthetic sense, as a sense capable of eliciting enduring thoughts and memories. Smell, however, is the primal sense. It is the sense that affords most organisms the ability to detect food, predators, and mates.
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.
I love to take something ordinary and make it really special.
I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
Of course, animals have to be killed for food or to prevent their doing injury to others or to property. But such killing is too often carried out without regard to the pain inflicted.
Every meal should end with something sweet. Maybe it’s jelly on toast at breakfast, or a small piece of chocolate at dinner – but it always helps my brain bring a close to the meal.
Attitudes toward food have completely changed.
Give your kids a bloody knife and fork and let me put some fresh food in front of them they can eat.
I like comfortable settings. Just somewhere where you can sit and chill and you got your friends and you got drinks and food.
Food simply isn’t important to me.
‘Fast Food Nation’ appeared as an article in ‘Rolling Stone’ before it was a book, so I was extending it from the article, and by that time, everyone could read the article.
It is just as important to set apart time for the development of our aesthetic faculties as for cultivating the money-getting instinct. A man cannot live by bread alone. His higher life demands an impalpable food.
I do not know that any writer has supposed that on this earth man will ultimately be able to live without food.
The desire for attention has become a primal need along the lines of food, water, and clothing.
The idea behind fast food is great – people want convenience.
What I’ve enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn – I love it!
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.
Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind.
I like junk food, French fries, hamburgers – I love it.
The 1 to 2 billion poorest in the world, who don’t have food for the day, suffer from the worst disease: globalization deficiency. The way globalization is occurring could be much better, but the worst thing is not being part of it. For those people, we need to support good civil societies and governments.
The thing that makes my generation The Greatest is our ability to hang out. We’re spectacular at it. If you take somebody from my generation and sit them on a couch and bring them food and plumbing, they’ll sit there and talk to you about anything you want until the day you die.
We are not hungry… Why foist this food upon us? We don’t want to be choked. We have enough.
There are blessings in being close to the soil, in raising your own food even if it is only a garden in your yard and a fruit tree or two. Those families will be fortunate who, in the last days, have an adequate supply of food because of their foresight and ability to produce their own.
Well, we lost a lot of our independence already. We are dependent on China for credit. We are dependent on Middle Eastern countries for energy supplies. And many Americans are dependent on the government for their income, health care, education of their children, food stamps.
I love coming to Delhi. Driving around in south Delhi is fun. And the food here is fab.
Nobody in Singapore drinks Singapore Slings. It’s one of the first things you find out there. What you do in Singapore is eat. It’s a really food-crazy culture, where all of this great food is available in a kind of hawker-stand environment.
Ice cream is my comfort food.
Food can be expressive and therefore food can be art.
I think, as a chef and restaurateur, that you have to take care of your business. Otherwise, you’re only as good as your last meal. You have to watch if your food costs are too high, or you could be out of business in no time.
The food I eat the most is probably steamed, plain white rice. I know its really, really, really boring, but that’s honestly the food I eat the most. No, I like cucumber avocado rolls… I love that.
Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
I’m head-over-heels in love with Southeast Asia. Every time I touch down in Thailand, Cambodia, or Vietnam, the air washes over me, and I feel like I’m home. From the people to the food to the history, there’s just no place like it.
Just like food, you could think peanut butter is your favorite food for 5,000 years and then be like, ‘I actually like burgers better’, you know? I was just trying to say that kids and people in general don’t have to label themselves and say, ‘I’m straight’ or ‘I’m gay’ or ‘I’m whatever.’
Well, I have a lot of food references in my work.
My dog doesn’t worry about the meaning of life. She may worry if she doesn’t get her breakfast, but she doesn’t sit around worrying about whether she will get fulfilled or liberated or enlightened. As long as she gets some food and a little affection, her life is fine.
I’ve been on food stamps and welfare. Anybody help me out? No. No. They gave me hope, and they gave me encouragement, and they gave me a vision. That came from my education.
I love eating shabu-shabu in Japan – a kind of beef hotpot. But if you’re talking about authentic, traditional food, then Italian cooking is one of the best in the world.
The best way to celebrate the holidays is with some delicious food.
If you’re good, you’ll get work. And if I’ve got food in my fridge and clothes on my back, I’ll be happy.
My husband cooks fancier food for himself than I’ve ever cooked on-air. I call him from the road, and he’s making champagne-vanilla salmon or black-cherry pork chop. Half of me is feeling unworthy. Not only am I not a chef, I’m not a better cook than my own husband!
I hate ‘foodie’ because it’s cute, like pretty much all diminutives associated with eating. ‘Veggies,’ ‘sammies,’ ‘parm.’ I eat food, and I cook it: it’s for eating, preferably with friends, and I don’t make a fetish out of it.
It is as necessary for man to live in beauty rather than ugliness as it is necessary for him to have food for an aching belly or rest for a weary body.
We need more food, more forests, better livelihoods for smallholder farmers, and lower emissions. If we want any of them, we must have all of them.
Being a consultant is like flying first-class. The food is terrific, the drinks are cold. But all you can do is walk up to the pilot and say, ‘bank left.’ If you’re in management, you have the controls.
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.
Every major food company now has an organic division. There’s more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.
I don’t want food that comes from animals that are caged up and fed antibiotics. I am really suspicious of that kind of production of meat and poultry.
Unhealthy eating habits cause major health problems, such as diabetes and heart disease, and can also lead to food insecurity, disrupted eating patterns, and low self-esteem.
Sorry, I don’t eat any fast food. I believe in eating healthy organic foods for a better lifestyle.
You can’t escape the taste of the food you had as a child. In times of stress, what do you dream about? Your mother’s clam chowder. It’s security, comfort. It brings you home.
At least when it comes to food, there’s no snobbery in Singapore.
Without sound conservation and management measures, fisheries will quickly become depleted and a basic component of global food security will be lost.
Whatever I try to do, I always try to give it my best and try to be a killer because, at the end of the day, if you don’t work hard, you are not going to get food on your table.
The food wasn’t very good in the first kitchen I ever worked in. But it was very busy, so I learnt to be fast, absorb pressure, use a knife, and say, ‘Yes, chef.’
If we do not change our negative habits toward climate change, we can count on worldwide disruptions in food production, resulting in mass migration, refugee crises and increased conflict over scarce natural resources like water and farm land. This is a recipe for major security problems.
If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.
You go out, you order a steak. What do they do? They bring you a salad. They don’t even charge you anything for it, cause it ain’t worth anything, cause it ain’t food!
I said to my friends that if I was going to starve, I might as well starve where the food is good.
If I could be doing anything, I’d be laying on the floor in my birthday suit eating junk food and watching something dumb on TV.
Even when a person has all of life’s comforts – good food, good shelter, a companion – he or she can still become unhappy when encountering a tragic situation.
Fast food is popular because it’s convenient, it’s cheap, and it tastes good. But the real cost of eating fast food never appears on the menu.
If you’re out, and starving, and need a bite to eat, then you need fast food.
I understand only three things – films, fitness, and food.
I watched the ‘Food, Inc.’ documentary and was like, ‘This has opened my eyes to the meat industry – maybe I should go vegetarian.’ And my friend told me, ‘Sadie, you’re not gonna last a week.’ But I’m very competitive.
I don’t do dinner parties. I have people come to share the food I’ve cooked for the family.
A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.
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.
In World War II, jazz absolutely was the music of freedom, and then in the Cold War, behind the Iron Curtain, same thing. It was all underground, but they needed the food of freedom that jazz offered.
I worry about putting food on the table, paying for my kids needs, their college fees in years to come. It’s about earning enough to have a living to be able to look after your children.
Cats have a scam going – you buy the food, they eat the food, they go away; that’s the deal.
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.
The mechanical food system externalizes a lot of costs like obesity or Type 2 diabetes.
Everyone would be healthier if they didn’t eat junk food.
Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.
Famine is about so much more than food: it is about a famine of education, democracy, health, transport, and so many other items. The food famine becomes a symptom of that vast failure.
Louisiana was as close to South Asia as the United States could get: it had spicy food, humidity, giant cockroaches, and a corrupt government.
I don’t eat fast food, but I can’t live without pizza.
I’ve realized that I’m more important than food is. I love a big slice of pizza, but I love myself more. Being thin is about changing the way you think about yourself. It’s about saying that you deserve to be healthy.
I’m obsessed with Chinese food and culture. It’s food that I adore above all others.
Don’t you have a machine that puts food into the mouth and pushes it down?
If we as a society are willing to have a preference for organic food, the farmer can pass on the savings.
I feel really bad for people who aren’t insane over food.
Food is celebratory. People who don’t cook don’t know how much fun they’re missing.
Not like Chinese food, where you eat it and then you feel hungry an hour later.
I’ve been to therapists my whole life. I find the less attention I pay to food, the healthier I am. Any obsession is dangerous. And a whole country that’s obsessed with one thing, unless it’s, like, jeans, it’s very dangerous. Everyone’s obsessed right now with carbohydrates in this country. It’s ridiculous.
Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.
Parents are working more than ever before and unable to monitor what kids are eating at home, and schools are selling astronomical amounts of junk food in order to supplement shrinking budgets. It’s a ticking time bomb, and America’s children are exploding.
The problem is when that fun stuff becomes the habit. And I think that’s what’s happened in our culture. Fast food has become the everyday meal.
My Mum was the main reason why I became a chef. She influenced all of my family to feel free in the kitchen – it was the centre of our home and I have wonderful memories of helping Mum cook and experiencing the love and patience that went into the food.
I love oatmeal. To me, it’s not boring. I agree that ordinary oatmeal is very boring, but not the steel-cut Irish kind – the kind that pops in your mouth when you bite into it in little glorious bursts like a sort of gummy champagne.
I was a poor kid. I came from nothing. We didn’t have any money; a lot of times we didn’t have any food, and now, all of a sudden, I’m a superhero in a Marvel movie? Talk about the American dream, man – I’m living it.
Unless everyone grasps the importance of having only two children per couple, wars won’t be over just oil anymore, they will be over water and food.
To preserve the human race, it is now necessary to reorganize society. To this end, an Authority must be created with the power to control human population, to redistribute food, to purify air, water, soil, to re-pattern the cities.
Almost every single commercial on television for shampoo, sports shoes, drinks, food, clothes, perfume, cars, etc., is a short fairy tale, for they are given magical qualities.
I am an extremely adventurous eater and an avid lover of spicy food.
If you’re going to America, bring your own food.
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.
In general, the more food we eat in its natural state – without additives – and the less it is refined, the healthier it will be for us. Food can affect the mind, and deficiencies of certain elements in the body can promote mental depression.
The typical user of a food bank is not someone that’s languishing in poverty: it’s someone who has a cash flow problem.
I always think if you have to cook once, it should feed you twice. If you’re going to make a big chicken and vegetable soup for lunch on Monday, you stick it in the refrigerator and it’s also for Wednesday’s dinner.
The food industry profits from providing poor quality foods with poor nutritional value that people eat a lot of.
Securing a sustainable, safe food supply and supporting the agriculture industry at home and abroad enables the United States to serve as a global leader in national security.
When you grow up close to poultry and fields and gardens and open-air markets, you can’t help but develop an instinct for quality food.
Plan to build up your food supply just as you would a savings account. Save a little for storage each paycheck. Can or bottle fruit and vegetables from your gardens and orchards. Learn how to preserve food through drying and possibly freezing. Make your storage a part of your budget.
Being nerdy just means being passionate about something, including everyone – the coolest people on Earth are passionate and therefore nerdy about something whatever it is, whether it’s sports, or gaming, or technology, or fashion, or beauty, or food, or whatever.
I generally only eat one meal a day, which is pretty unusual for a restaurant reviewer. It’s not that I have a problem with food; I’ll eat anything that doesn’t involve a bet, a dare, or an initiation ceremony.
To be interested in food but not in food production is clearly absurd.
I think it’s fun to serve comfort food because it’s an instant ice-breaker. If somebody’s expecting fancy food, and you whip out some fried chicken, they feel like, you know, they can put their elbows on the table, and the etiquette police aren’t going to come out.
The simplest fix for better grilling is to line the inside of your barbecue with tin foil. It dramatically affects how evenly the heat is distributed. That crusty black hibachi or Weber grill is doing your food no favors.
I don’t know any chef who doesn’t like fast food.
There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it’s the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.
If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant?
Salt has a greater impact on flavor than any other ingredient. Learn to use it well, and food will taste good.
Sandwiches are wonderful. You don’t need a spoon or a plate!
Well, I don’t think I’m a chef. I’m just someone that… I found a way of speaking. It was not a pen. It was not a brush. It was food.
I want people to buy British because it’s the tastiest food and the most exciting food.
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
I eat soup noodles for comfort. In fact, noodles of any kind. It’s a food that is very easy to eat; it’s very soothing and comfortable, too. If I could choose any, I’d say buckwheat was my favourite: it has a very good flavour and is healthy, too.
A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion.
The easiest diet is, you know, eat vegetables, eat fresh food. Just a really sensible healthy diet like you read about all the time.
Anyone who’s a chef, who loves food, ultimately knows that all that matters is: ‘Is it good? Does it give pleasure?’
Thank you, horseradish, for being neither a radish nor a horse. What you are is a liar food.
Popeye was right about spinach: dark green, leafy vegetables are the healthiest food on the planet. As whole foods go, they offer the most nutrition per calorie.
Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction.
A dish should have flavor, texture, appearance and smell, but I’m doing it differently. We take Chinese food, play with your sentiments, memories of it, and then take you to the border; you won’t fall over the edge, but you get excitement.
You’re never going to be bulletproof, but if you’re feeding yourself good food and making sure you’re eating the right supplements, I think you reduce the chances of getting any niggling injuries.
You do need some dispensation for local farmers, because the fast food industry will promote the unsanitary conditions of farming. With vegetables, you have to be careful where they come from; you have to know the farmers and trust them. If you buy from the farmers’ market, it’s already been investigated.
Thatgamecompany was founded with the philosophy that games are a form of entertainment, and entertainment is the food for emotion.
I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning.
Technology is, of course, a double edged sword. Fire can cook our food but also burn us.
Most bacteria aren’t bad. We breathe and eat and ingest gobs of bacteria every single moment of our lives. Our food is covered in bacteria. And you’re breathing in bacteria all the time, and you mostly don’t get sick.
Let me be the first to tell you, drinking alcohol is the worst thing to do in cold weather. Hot soup is the best because the process of digesting food helps to warm you up.
When you create an economy where you subsidize corporate profits through a welfare program and food stamps in order to keep wages low in some perverse pursuit of ‘competiveness,’ than you reap the fruits of the anger that you sow.
Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world.
I don’t avoid any particular food. But I don’t eat too much.
Low-cost, high-grade coal, oil and natural gas – the backbone of the Industrial Revolution – will be a distant memory by 2050. Much higher-cost remnants will still be available, but they will not be able to drive our growth, our population and, most critically, our food supply as before.
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
Animals are my friends… and I don’t eat my friends.
Quebec City is the most European of any city in North America; they speak French all the time. There is a part of town called Old Quebec which is really like being in France. The architecture is just gorgeous, food, shopping. I’d say Quebec City is the most beautiful city in North America I’ve seen.
I’m a big foodie and I love the Food Network. I watch it alarmingly too much.
Octopuses have hundreds of suckers, each one equipped with its own ganglion with thousands of neurons. These ‘mini-brains’ are interconnected, making for a widely distributed nervous system. That is why a severed octopus arm may crawl on its own and even pick up food.
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
As we say in the American Institute of Wine and Food, small helpings, no seconds. A little bit of everything. No snacking. And have a good time.
For the first 50 years of your life the food industry is trying to make you fat. Then, the second 50 years, the pharmaceutical industry is treating you for everything.
Fast food chains spend a large amount of marketing to get the attention of children. People form their eating habits as children so they try to nurture clients as youngsters.
I can be a romantic. The way to every woman’s heart is through her stomach. Food is at the core of everything.
I’ve done everything from stocking shelves at a natural food co-op, to baking bagels at Brueggers and bussing tables. Then I realized that jobs suck, but if you could get up at 6 A.M. and bake your own breakfast, that is very satisfying.
If the first requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite, the second is to put in your apprenticeship as a feeder when you have enough money to pay the check but not enough to produce indifference of the total.
I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don’t overeat.
I’ve always felt the easiest way to get to know new culture is through its food even if you don’t speak the language. Food will do it for you. It’s an universal language.
If a patient is cold, if a patient is feverish, if a patient is faint, if he is sick after taking food, if he has a bed-sore, it is generally the fault not of the disease, but of the nursing.
There are two books that I often travel with; one is ‘The Theory on Moral Sentiments’ by Adam Smith. The other is ‘The Meditations.’ It’s not that I agree with either views expressed in the books, but I believe ideas and thoughts of older generations can offer food for thought for the current generation.
While weight loss is important, what’s more important is the quality of food you put in your body – food is information that quickly changes your metabolism and genes.
Frozen bananas pureed in the food processor make a great fake ice cream.
Modern agriculture has been accurately described as a way of turning oil into food. As the price of oil continues to rise, so will the price of food.
I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians.
I like food. I like eating. And I don’t want to deprive myself of good food.
I like my shame straight up and honest, and nobody does it better than In-N-Out Burger. You go to In-N-Out Burger, and they ask you the most shameful question in fast food. ‘I’ll have a burger, fries and a Coke.’ ‘Will you be eating in the car?’ ‘Yeah. I think so.’
Today, the news is scandals; that is news, but the many children who don’t have food – that’s not news. This is grave. We can’t rest easy while things are this way.
It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man’s mouth water; also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion.
Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
Never eat while doing something else, because you won’t get the satisfaction from your food and you’ll be more likely to overeat.
The fact that over 50 per cent of the residents of Toronto are not from Canada, that is always a good thing, creatively, and for food especially. That is easily a city’s biggest strength, and it is Toronto’s unique strength.
I love food, and my girlfriend comes from an architecture background, so we might open up a restaurant.
I went to a nutritionist; my diet is pretty clean, but I wanted to get some more knowledge and understanding in some areas. My two favorite things, Clif Bars and lattes, she just destroyed in our first meeting. Coffee is fine, but soy is the most genetically modified food that we eat.
We farm workers are closest to food production. We were the first to recognize the serious health hazards of agriculture pesticides to both consumers and ourselves.
Frankly, any city person who doesn’t think I deserve a white-collar salary as a farmer doesn’t deserve my special food.
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
People are increasingly realising that what they eat is important. You can’t put junk food in your body and be healthy. All sorts of problems can develop, like diabetes, heart disease, obesity, strokes. Gardening not only helps with exercise and mental health, but it can improve diet as well.
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
Food feeds both the body and soul – there are clear reasons to eat a balanced diet, but there are also reasons you cling to your mom’s secret chicken noodle soup recipe when you’re sick.
Roast beef, medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy.
My favorite thing about Taiwan is the food.
Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.
I don’t like food that’s too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I’d buy a painting.
Agriculture is the backbone of the livelihood security system of nearly 700 million people in the country and we need to build our food security on the foundation of home grown food.
Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.
God gave our first parents the food He designed that the race should eat. It was contrary to His plan to have the life of any creature taken. There was to be no death in Eden. The fruit of the trees in the garden was the food man’s wants required.
Food, in the end, in our own tradition, is something holy. It’s not about nutrients and calories. It’s about sharing. It’s about honesty. It’s about identity.
The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.
For the first few years we lived in a tiny rented cottage at the bottom of a friend’s garden. We often joked that there was plenty of film in the fridge, but not too much food!
Of course I didn’t pioneer the use of food in fiction: it has been a standard literary device since Chaucer and Rabelais, who used food wonderfully as a metaphor for sensuality.
Yes, people need food and education. But one of the cornerstones of any society is a well-functioning legal system.
Sugar-free ice pops are an invention of God. They hardly have any calories since they’re mostly water. I eat about 15 pops every two days.
Meals make the society, hold the fabric together in lots of ways that were charming and interesting and intoxicating to me. The perfect meal, or the best meals, occur in a context that frequently has very little to do with the food itself.
In the States, you can buy Chinese food. In Beijing you can buy hamburger. It’s very close. Now I feel the world become a big family, like a really big family. You have many neighbors. Not like before, two countries are far away.
I really love good food occasionally, but I need time to enjoy it, and I need to be hungry.
I get way too much happiness from good food.
We all have our food weaknesses and mine is snacking. I have a sweet tooth and I love chocolate. But I have learned that if you plan ahead you can get round that. I always carry a few chocolate-flavoured protein bars when I’m travelling.
It’s in the nature of Italians to live life with a positive tone and to celebrate the invitations that come along in life. Italian food is so conducive to all of that.
I taped my first series for PBS in 1982 at WJCT-TV in Jacksonville, Florida. The show, called ‘Everyday Cooking with Jacques Pepin,’ was about saving time and money in the kitchen – and it was a celebration of simple and unpretentious food.
Food was supposed to be a slightly bigger part of ‘Heartburn,’ and it actually didn’t turn out to be because of me. I just didn’t find a way to make it a bigger part of the movie as I should have, and we cut several scenes in which food was a major character.
Whatever I’m doing, I’m in that moment and I’m doing it. The rest of the world’s lost. If I’m cooking some food or making soup, I want it to be lovely. If not, what’s the point of doing it?
I tried to bake a cake for my mother’s birthday – it took me four hours. It was terrible, and I cried for three days.
A poet could write volumes about diners, because they’re so beautiful. They’re brightly lit, with chrome and booths and Naugahyde and great waitresses. Now, it might not be so great in the health department, but I think diner food is really worth experiencing periodically.
Myself, Eric Wareheim, and Jason Woliner decided to start a Food Club where the three of us go to restaurants with a couple of other people. The three of us are the captains of the Food Club, so we have to wear the captains’ hats.
The lack of access to proper nutrition is not only fueling obesity, it is leading to food insecurity and hunger among our children.
Our food is safer and our diets are more diverse than ever before; production methods are becoming increasingly sustainable, clean and efficient; and we are constantly becoming better at protecting biodiversity.
I try to shield my children as far as possible from the public glare. I want them to have a normal childhood like we had. We went to school by the school bus, had school food… There was no special treatment given to us. The same applies to my children as well.
The first step to optimising testosterone is eating right. That means cutting out the processed junk food and focusing on high quality proteins, carbs, fats, and an abundance of fruits and vegetables. Don’t fall into the ‘low fat’ eating trap, as this will seriously inhibit your testosterone production.
I was born in Paris, and it’s a beautiful place, but London feels like home. I like the village feeling, I like running in the parks – even the food isn’t as bad as it used to be.
Eating good food is my favourite thing in the whole world. Nothing is more blissful.
Get up early and go to the local produce markets. In Latin America and Asia, those are usually great places to find delicious food stalls serving cheap, authentic and fresh specialties.
I’m a southern boy raised in Gainesville, Georgia, so it’s natural for me to want fast food and sweet tea, but those are the things I’ve had to cut back on.
I’m a foodie. I enjoy it a lot, and contrary to what it looks, I eat a lot. My comfort food, of all things, would be southern soul barbecue.
I go to the fanciest restaurants in the world and try them out. I like to see these chefs that are wizards do their thing. I like two types of food: cheap fast food – In-N-Out Burger, Taco Bell, stuff like that – or expensive food. Anything in between just bothers me.
You can’t have a healthy civilization without healthy soil. You can’t have junk food and have healthy people.
I’m half Moroccan and half Indian so I have quite an adventurous taste in food.
I am the kind of person who really will drive hours for a bowl of chili. I’m not a three-star restaurant kind of a person; I’m just a food person.
I only get fat when I eat food cooked by other chefs. At home, my wife does all the cooking. She makes simple things like soups and salads. We both like steamed tofu.
The food in Sydney is an Asian Pacific cuisine. It’s eclectic but above all it’s fresh, inventive and creative and that’s what I love about it.
In truth, there is no rational argument for guns in this society. This is no longer a frontier nation in which people hunt their own food. It is a crowded, overwhelmingly urban country in which letting people have access to guns is a continuing disaster.
Our lives are not in the lap of the gods, but in the lap of our cooks.
My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner, especially spicy food.
I have a fear of poverty in old age. I have this vision of myself living in a skip and eating cat food. It’s because I’m freelance, and I’ve never had a proper job. I don’t have a pension, and my savings are dwindling. I always thought someone would just come along and look after me.
Addressing governance issues are important because whichever silo you work in, be it education, microfinance, sanitation, food or health, you would eventually hit governance deficit.
I need protein from food rather than just protein supplements. I changed my diet.
If someone else is paying for it, food just tastes a lot better.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
I’m terrified about the world food shortages. Vegetables could quite easily become tomorrow’s currency.
I am still not a fussy eater, although I do enjoy good food.
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
Not necessity, not desire – no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything – health, food, a place to live, entertainment – they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
I am a big car enthusiast. I totally understand guys like Jay Leno who have a thousand cars. But asking me my favorite car would be like asking my favorite song or favorite food – it changes everyday.
The biggest and most deadly ‘tax’ rate on the poor comes from a loss of various welfare state benefits – food stamps, housing subsidies and the like – if their income goes up.
I’m Irish, so I’m used to odd stews. I can take it. Just throw a lot of carrots and onions in there and I’ll call it dinner.
I’m a girl, and I’m a cook- I just like to cook, and I don’t like to worry about the distinctions. We’re just supposed to make good food.
Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.
Miss Child is never bashful with butter.
Food is culture. Food is an identity, a footprint of who you are.
Being a Punjabi, it is very hard to say this, but Punjabi food is very overrated.
The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating.
The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you’re hungry again.
Like the practice of breath control, meditation on the forms of God, repetition of mantras, food restrictions, etc., are but aids for rendering the mind quiescent.
Include ample fruits and vegetables in your diet and no fried or oily food.
The case for exploiting animals for food, clothing and entertainment often relies on our superior intelligence, language and self-awareness: the rights of the superior being trump those of the inferior.
In Kenya women are the first victims of environmental degradation, because they are the ones who walk for hours looking for water, who fetch firewood, who provide food for their families.
When I was 16, I’d been cast in ‘Fast Food Nation.’ And while I was playing in a charity baseball game, I ended up breaking my arm about a week before filming was starting.
To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can’t eat it.
At home, my food is just sort of comfort food. It’s not super fancy, but it’s certainly tasty.
If I can, I love staying in pajamas all day and watching movies and eating good food.
In Italy, food is an expression of love. It is how you show those around you that you care for them. Having a love for food means you also have a love for those you are preparing it for and for yourself.
I lived my whole life in the kitchen. Not only that, but it’s the passion, it’s the love for cooking and food. It’s dictated my entire life – every aspect of it.
We struggle with eating healthily, obesity, and access to good nutrition for everyone. But we have a great opportunity to get on the right side of this battle by beginning to think differently about the way that we eat and the way that we approach food.
A food processor, or even one of those small bowls that fit on a stick blender, is a real treasure. No, that’s not an overstatement.
Food is the moral right of all who are born into this world.
I enjoy my food. I like to grill; I do that a lot. I like meat and have big dinners – steak, red meat splurges, prime cuts.
Food is the great connector, and laughs are the cement. If we go out to eat and have a nice meal, that’s one thing. If we can share a laugh, now we’re friends.
I worked as a waiter when I was 15 and got a chance to appreciate good, simple food. There’s nothing better than a boiled egg with toast.
Sitting down to a meal with an Indian family is different from sitting down to a meal with a British family.
Murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums.
Maybe a person’s time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.
People will travel anywhere for good food – it’s crazy.
I won’t eat any cereal that doesn’t turn the milk purple.
It’s fun for me to go on other folks’ talk shows. When you’ve endured the ups and downs and tensions and pitfalls of hosting, being a guest is a piece of angel food.
We can move water easily with plastic pipes. We can move shade around with nursery cloth like a tinker toy for animals and plants. Yet we have developed this necessity to grow food with chemical fertiliser because we have forgotten the magic of manure.
The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body.
Peruvian food is so simple yet amazingly flavored with their traditional spices.
I’m not really a food connoisseur.
Without sharks, you take away the apex predator of the ocean, and you destroy the entire food chain.
I aspirated some food into my throat and choked. I was in a coma for a little while, too.
My cooking attracted celebrities. I met Sylvester Stallone. He squeezed my bicep and said: ‘I don’t usually eat your kind of food, but for you, I ate it.’ I haven’t got a clue what he’d eaten but he asked me to cook for his wedding feast when he married Jennifer Flavin at Blenheim Palace.
I like to use ‘I Can’t Believe it’s Not Butter’ on my toast in the morning, because sometimes when I eat breakfast, I like to be incredulous. How was breakfast? Unbelievable.
When I’m back in New York – and this is a terrible thing to complain about – I eat a lot more really, really good food than perhaps I’d like to. So many of my friends are really good chefs. It’s kind of like being in the Mafia.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
The food bank is something I’ve always supported because there’s no excuse for anyone to go without food.
If I am honest, my food is actually quite far removed from both the food of my mother and my father.
I know I have eaten more good food, drunk more beer and fine wine, had more friends, and seen more of the world than most men ever will.
We know that without food we would die. Without fellowship, life is not worth living.
Asking questions is what brains were born to do, at least when we were young children. For young children, quite literally, seeking explanations is as deeply rooted a drive as seeking food or water.
Most people are satisfied with the junk food being sold as music.
When I’m out, maybe I’m looking at the fried chicken, but I know I need to order the grilled. But I’m still from the country. I love my fried food and my neck bones and all that, too.
American food is the food of immigrants. You go back a couple of hundred years, and we were all immigrants, unless we’re going to talk about Native American cuisine.
A 10-pound sack of potatoes lasts a long time.
Good food is good food. It doesn’t have to come with pretense.
I live in a kind of gay bubble. I live in a gay house, I drive a gay car. I eat gay food.
Food safety involves everybody in the food chain.
My weaknesses have always been food and men – in that order.
I don’t think any other holiday embraces the food of the Midwest quite like Thanksgiving. There’s roasted meat and mashed potatoes. But being here is also about heritage. Cleveland is really a giant melting pot – not only is my family a melting pot, but so is the city.
New Zealand has better food – sorry, America.
I believe in using words, not fists. I believe in my outrage knowing people are living in boxes on the street. I believe in honesty. I believe in a good time. I believe in good food. I believe in sex.
My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better at night if I can improve an individual’s knowledge about food and wine, and do it on a daily basis.
I eat well. I don’t really, I guess, like, steam my own food and cook my own food in advance. I enjoy food, but I just don’t make bad decisions.
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.
Indian food has been huge in the UK forever and ever, but that’s because it has a historical rooting. America, I think is really ripe for it. There’s been so much interest in Indian culture.
More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.
It’s like spicy food – sometimes you have to tone it down so more people can enjoy it.
When I’m able to eat cheap and delicious food, like ramen and beef bowls, I can’t stop but to think, ‘Ah, what a great era I was born in.’
Nobody had ever told me junk food was bad for me. Four years of medical school, and four years of internship and residency, and I never thought anything was wrong with eating sweet rolls and doughnuts, and potatoes, and bread, and sweets.
I think one of the terrible things today is that people have this deathly fear of food: fear of eggs, say, or fear of butter. Most doctors feel that you can have a little bit of everything.
Human beings do not eat nutrients, they eat food.
I work hard. I focus on myself and putting food on my dinner table before anything else. I don’t worry about other artists. Worrying about the next person in a negative way is the wrong way to be.
In every aspect of my life, I live under the protection of and in accordance to the laws of this nation. At the end of the day, it’s a wildlife biological fact and a conservation fact that the game must be managed. There’s only so much habitat, i.e. food, out there.
The kitchen is a sacred space.
Seafood was always my favorite food. I mean, fried lobster? Come on. Once I found out shrimp, scallops and lobster were my allergic triggers, I had to change my diet.
People are generally proud of their food. A willingness to eat and drink with people without fear and prejudice… they open up to you in ways that somebody visiting who is driven by a story may not get.
If I’m making a movie and get hungry, I call time-out and eat some crackers.
It’s around the table and in the preparation of food that we learn about ourselves and about the world.
The only kind of seafood I trust is the fish stick, a totally featureless fish that doesn’t have eyeballs or fins.
An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed.
I love Chinese food, like steamed dim sum, and I can have noodles morning, noon and night, hot or cold. I like food that’s very simple on the digestive system – I tend to keep it light. I love Japanese food too – sushi, sashimi and miso soup.
We can no more do without spirituality than we can do without food, shelter, or clothing.
Vegetarians are cool. All I eat are vegetarians – except for the occasional mountain lion steak.
Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed… I think food is, actually, very beautiful in itself.
Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food, love or exercise.
Food, to me, is always about cooking and eating with those you love and care for.
Provision as much pure and organic food as you can, and let the rest go by.
Okra is the closest thing to nylon I’ve ever eaten. It’s like they bred cotton with a green bean. Okra, tastes like snot. The more you cook it, the more it turns into string.
Too many people just eat to consume calories. Try dining for a change.
I’ve always been a foodie. I love food!
It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they’ll keep coming back.
A lot of people think Japanese food is difficult, a lot of work. But you don’t have to buy the knife I have. You don’t have to train as long as I have. You can do my cooking in your kitchen.
Appetite, craving for food, is a constant and powerful stimulator of the gastric glands.
I’m into very colorful food. Obviously lots of flavor, but I think we eat with our eyes first, so it has to look great. The presentation has to be great.
I could talk food all day. I love good food.
American society to me and my brother was thrilling because, first of all, the food made noise. We were so excited about Rice Krispies and Coca-Cola. We had only silent food in our country, and we loved listening to our lunch and breakfast.
If you only design menus that are essentially junk or fast food, the whole infrastructure supports junk.
Ever notice that Soup for One is eight aisles away from Party Mix?
I think my attitude has always been to put food on the table.
Sometimes we should express our gratitude for the small and simple things like the scent of the rain, the taste of your favorite food, or the sound of a loved one’s voice.
If we pursue organic farming as our healthy food style, we can bring down cost of treatment to a great extent.
I know once people get connected to real food, they never change back.
Clean water and access to food are some of the simplest things that we can take for granted each and every day. In places like Africa, these can be some of the hardest resources to attain if you live in a rural area.
I’ve always believed in a rainbow diet. As many colors and foods as you can eat, the better, because if you focus on one food, there’s bound to be a report that comes out that says, ‘Broccoli actually… ‘ So I mix it up a lot. And I take vitamins, like Biosil, which I take for my hair, skin, and nails.
You feel better when you’re eating food that retains nutritional value.
From Julia Child to ‘The Galloping Gourmet’ and the Food Channel and Cooking Channel, our fascination with the spectacle of cooking has been a mainstay of TV entertainment.
I love comfort food – it’s the basis of everything.
Eating good food energizes me.
The kitchen’s a laboratory, and everything that happens there has to do with science. It’s biology, chemistry, physics. Yes, there’s history. Yes, there’s artistry. Yes, to all of that. But what happened there, what actually happens to the food is all science.
If you go to the supermarket and buy a package of food and look at the photo on the front, the food never looks like that inside, does it? That is a fundamental lie we are sold every day.
On its surface, the HBO documentary series ‘Hard Knocks,’ about the New York Jets’ training camp, resembles another HBO series, ‘The Sopranos.’ Both star the stout patriarch of a New Jersey ‘family’ preoccupied with food, intimidation, and florid profanity.
I’m very conscious about putting good food into my body. Years ago, I went to see an amazing healer called Allah, who could read your body. She told me that I can’t absorb vitamins very well, and I have to eat the right things to get my vitamins. I’ve always remembered that.
I didn’t eat at many restaurants when I was younger. There wasn’t much in South Central anyways, except for fast food joints.
The worst food you’ll ever eat will probably be prepared by a ‘cook’ who calls himself a ‘chef.’ Mark my words.
There is no typical day, not when there are so many people out there that I care about that can’t access good food in their neighborhoods.
I love spaghetti and meatballs… I eat a lot.
The Japanese don’t have a specific religion, but a spirituality. A cap, shoes, and a table have a spirituality. When you eat an apple, you don’t say you eat it: you say, ‘I am receiving it.’ Kind of like you are thanking the food.
If you put 100 people on an island with no food, no water, no hope of a ship coming, then some will overcome it and be resourceful, some will live in it, others will panic, and others will show horrific character, which is wrong. But not to understand that all alternatives are possible is wrong as well.
Zombies let us explore notions of the apocalypse – no water, food, medical care, the government imploding – while letting us sleep at night.
I love getting to have different food and getting to be around different people and different cultures and different ways people look at life. It’s really kind of helped me open up my mind and see the world from different perspectives.
We all have incredible relationships to what we eat, to what we don’t eat, to what we’ve eaten since childhood and what we were fed, to what food means to us. And so I find it a really powerful tool in storytelling and in opening people’s hearts and their minds.
Society is fast – fast food, fast cars, fast everything.
Growing up, my dad owned a restaurant in Washington, DC, and food was something I was passionate about. But when I finally got into it, I felt like it was so late in the game; that’s why I worked seven days a week at Craft and Mercer Kitchen. I wanted to see how far I could take it.
Food is a reflection of who you are as a person.
You know the trait of a crocodile, don’t you? It never hunts outside water. It always goes into the water to catch its prey. It never goes in the villages or in the bush looking for food. It strikes at the appropriate time. So a good guerrilla leader strikes at the appropriate time.
I always mention stacking the dishwasher – any opportunity. But it’s the consequences – it’s the food poisoning and the potential death that will come with not loading the dishwasher properly.
Italian food is all about ingredients and it’s not fussy and it’s not fancy.
Climate change, if unchecked, is an urgent threat to health, food supplies, biodiversity, and livelihoods across the globe.
When I tour, I stuff fridges full of organic food and stick to that.
The optimum amount of sugar in a product became known as the ‘bliss point.’ Food inventors and scientists spend a huge amount of time formulating the perfect amount of sugar that will send us over the moon and send products flying off the shelves.
Since almost all Negroes are workers, live on wages, and suffer from the high cost of food, clothing and shelter, it is obvious that the Republican and Democratic Parties are opposed to their interests.
My favorite food is macaroni and cheese that my grandma makes. My favorite drink has to be Vita Coco coconut water.
An awful lot of food is thrown away. This you can call a spillover. It doesn’t sort of enter into our economic system because it’s a consequence of running things in a highly competitive way: the free market, global pricing and so on.
Most of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Whether it was our mom’s homemade lasagna or a memorable chocolate birthday cake, food has a way of transporting us back to the past.
Food trucks are an essential part of people’s days. They are important to the fabric of feeding people, like hotel chefs cooking breakfasts or for weddings.
God created the universe in such a manner that all in common might derive their food from it, and that the Earth should also be a property common to all.
Who doesn’t like to get dressed up and eat good food?
My dining and entertainment philosophy – I can boil it down to ‘the three C’s – I like my food like my fashion: casual, classic, and with a touch of couture.
If you love food and you love red wine and they put you in France, you’re in a good place and you’re in a bad place at the same time. You have to weigh yourself every day, and you have to have an alarm number. When you get to that number, you have to start putting it in reverse.
I think about food literally all day every day. It’s a thing.
I believe that you can, by taking some simple and inexpensive measures, lead a longer life and extend your years of well-being. My most important recommendation is that you take vitamins every day in optimum amounts to supplement the vitamins that you receive in your food.
Short cycle business are being impacted by credit, and are being impacted by gasoline prices, food, distribution businesses, chemical business.
Never order food in excess of your body weight.
I can’t say this enough – the food that you put into your bodies can actually help you get better grades. And it can also affect your performance in sports and other activities too. You see, when you give your body the best possible fuel, you have more energy, you’re stronger, you think more quickly.
My favourite thing in the world is going out to get Chinese food, then coming home and renting a movie.
About 20 per cent of the population believe themselves to have a food allergy and only about five per cent actually do.
Often, the pretexts for starting a war are not real shortages of land, food or fuel, but rather perceptions – like fear, honor and perceived self-interest.
If you see a black family, it’s looting, but if it’s a white family they are looking for food.
Sometimes a little comfort food can go a long way.
I’m a big fish eater. Salmon – I love salmon. My sister loves Chinese food and sushi and all that. I’m not as big of a fan, but she likes it so we eat it a lot. So I’m beginning to like it more. I don’t like the raw sushi. I liked the cooked crab and lobster and everything.
I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead.
It’s okay to eat fish because they don’t have any feelings.
The most successful person is the one who is most inspired. That is true in food and in life.
The way to get to like good food is by learning to cook, which is why I’m for ever banging on about children learning to cook.
Good food and a warm kitchen are what makes a house a home. I always tried to make my home like my mother’s, because Mom was magnificent at stretching a buck when it came to decorating and food. Like a true Italian, she valued beautification in every area of her life, and I try to do the same.
My parents owned a soul food diner. It inspired me to go to culinary school.
The kitchen oven is reliable, but it’s made us lazy.
I love to cook comfort food. I’ll make fish and vegetables or meat and vegetables and potatoes or rice. The ritual of it is fun for me, and the creativity of it.
To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste.
I have friends in prison. I send them money. I send them food. They say, ‘Bro, get me out of here.’ There’s nothing I can do. They’re five years in on a 20-year sentence. They went in at 16, they’ll get out at 36. That’s a lifetime.
Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.
I think the biggest thing is clean as you go. Wash all your knives, cutting boards, dishes, when you are done cooking, not look at a sink full of dishes after you are done. Cleaning as you go helps keep away cross contamination and you avoid having food borne bacteria.
I love the feeling of shredded wheat. I love healthy bird food with a fun-to-eat feel. Then you spray them with sugar, and I’m there.
There were days when my father didn’t have money for food, and we slept hoping the next day something could be got from work.
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.
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.
I want to know what my food has been eating.
The thing about all my food is that everything is a remembered flavor. Maybe it’s something I had as a child or maybe it’s something I had in Milan, but I want it to taste better than you ever thought.
Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food.
Japan is the most intoxicating place for me. In Kyoto, there’s an inn called the Tawaraya which is quite extraordinary. The Japanese culture fascinates me: the food, the dress, the manners and the traditions. It’s the travel experience that has moved me the most.
Once electricity and petrol and facilities and food stop, society stops. It’s crazy.
In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.
My favorite animal is steak.
I started keeping track of my pet peeves and so far have counted over 160… but to pick one: muffins. They’re imposters. They think they’re breakfast food, but really, they are just terrible cupcakes.
Because of media hype and woefully inadequate information, too many people nowadays are deathly afraid of their food, and what does fear of food do to the digestive system? I am sure that an unhappy or suspicious stomach, constricted and uneasy with worry, cannot digest properly.
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
Social Security is based on a principle. It’s based on the principle that you care about other people. You care whether the widow across town, a disabled widow, is going to be able to have food to eat.
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead.
Instead of going out to dinner, buy good food. Cooking at home shows such affection. In a bad economy, it’s more important to make yourself feel good.
I was always a junk food person, still am.
If we gave up eating beef we would have roughly 20 to 30 times more land for food than we have now.
Any purchase is one for the future. If you buy a refrigerator, you are making a commitment to the future so that you have food to eat for the next ten years.
I can testify to what UNICEF means to children because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II.
I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me – like food or water.
I want to be a chef, but I’m only a fat girl chef; like, I only like to make fat comfort food. I’m not, like, a healthy chef person.
I’m not a morning person. But it doesn’t matter if I wake up at seven, eight, or noon, I’m still having breakfast food first thing when I wake up.
We have to bring children into a new relationship to food that connects them to culture and agriculture.
Strong communities are built around local, real food. Food we trust to nourish our bodies, the farmer and planet.
If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.
If food were free, why work?
On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners.
I’ve always liked Mexican food.
Fast sex, like fast food, is cheap, but it doesn’t nourish the body – or the soul.
You can’t simply slash the sugar in food; otherwise, people simply won’t accept it.
Start with a clean grill. Keep it clean by brushing with a wire brush after preheating, and again after cooking. Make sure to oil your grates and your food before putting it on the grill to keep it from sticking.
I follow my own advice: eat less, move more, eat lots of fruits, vegetables, and grains, and don’t eat too much junk food. It leaves plenty of flexibility for eating an occasional junk food.
The French cook; we open tins.
My advice for any entrepreneur or innovator is to get into the food industry in some form so you have a front-row seat to what’s going on.
I have a confession to make – I am very fond of junk food.
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!
I like Chinese and Indian food, but only every couple of weeks.
‘Potato-chip news’ is news that’s repetitive, requires little effort to absorb, and is consumable in massive quantities: true crime, natural disasters, political punditry, celebrity gossip, sports gossip, or endless photographs of beautiful houses, food, or clothes.
As people flock to urban centers where ground space is limited, cities with green walls and roofs and skyscraper farms offer improved health and well-being, renewable resources, reliable food supply, and relief to the environment.
I’m kind of obsessed with food. I like to eat. When I tour, it’s like, well, like a food tour as much as a comedy tour.
I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
Like Hollywood movies, MTV and blue jeans, fast food has become one of America’s major cultural exports.
It’s easy for Americans to forget that the food they eat doesn’t magically appear on a supermarket shelf.
I do remember how it was to be poor. I do remember that in my early years, we had to grow and raise all of our food, even our animals. And I remember in my early life, we didn’t even have electricity. So it was very, very hard times then.
If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.
You don’t know what hard times are, daddy. Hard times are when the textile workers around this country are out of work, they got 4 or 5 kids and can’t pay their wages, can’t buy their food. Hard times are when the autoworkers are out of work, and they tell ’em to go home.
I’m encouraged because you pick up any food magazine and there’s two or three recipes involving Indian spices.
A lot of people think about food as fuel, where you need to get nutrients in your body.
One should eat to live, not live to eat.
I love making Italian food. And coconut chicken.
Even though Czech food is traditionally a bit heavy, especially for a climber, I can’t resist some dishes: sveckova, for example, is beef in a creamy sauce with celery and dumplings. It’s probably fortunate that I don’t know how to cook it myself.
The future of food security will depend on a combination of the ecological prudence of the past and the technological advances of today.
When I was a kid, my mother used to feed me mashed-potato sandwiches, brussel sprout sandwiches; my brain cells were starving from lack of food. I’ll eat anything. I’ll eat dirt.
I was a fat little boy when I was 10 years old! My mother, who didn’t speak any English at all, said, ‘I know the only thing is to put him in an English boarding school. The food will be so horrible that he’ll lose his weight.’
A mother cooking exclusively for her child might be preparing just rice and buttermilk, but it will be immensely tasty. Fast food, on the other hand, may be very tasty, but it has not been prepared exclusively for you, you see.
In Ethiopia, food is often looked at through a strong spiritual lens, stronger than anywhere else I know. It’s the focal point of weddings, births and funerals and is a daily ceremony from the preparation of the meal and the washing of hands to the sharing of meals.
My kitchen witch hangs above the sink in my kitchen. Some people think it’s specifically so that you don’t burn food when you cook, but I like to think that it’s warding off evil spirits and bad things in general.
There’s nothing like a home-cooked meal – nothing! When people ask me what the best restaurant in L.A. is, I say, ‘Uh, my house.’ It’s more intimate. Food can connect people in a forever sort of way.
My roots are from Iran and so, I cook Iranian dishes that have been passed down the generations in our family. I was born and raised in India and enjoy cooking Indian food, too.
I get really mean or emotional if I don’t have food in my system.
There is abundant science out there that connects mercury exposure in vaccines to not only autism, but to ASD, to SIDS, to ADD, ADHD, language tics – which is like Tourette Syndrome – OCD, asthma, food allergies, and diabetes.
People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue.
My favorite thing to do in a new city is find new fast food. I seek it out. I’ll tweet and ask people what their favorite local place is, and if I get four or five with the same answer, then I’ll check it out.
Food feeds our souls. It is the single great unifier across all cultures. The table offers a sanctuary and a place to come together for unity and understanding.
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.
I was Persian-American, but I hated bringing Persian food to school. I just didn’t want to stand out in that way. I wanted to be like everybody else.
It’s important for me who is at the table with me; the moment when everyone speaks to each other and everyone listens. If there’s good food, it’s much better.
All the food we eat, whether Brussels sprouts or pork bellies, has been modified by mankind. Genetic engineering is only one particularly powerful way to do what we have been doing for eleven thousand years.
When I say, ‘Everybody to the table and eat,’ I mean it. That is the glue, the center that holds the family, that gives security. Good food brings everybody to the table.
I am a misanthrope and yet utterly benevolent, have more than one screw loose yet am a super-idealist who digests philosophy more efficiently than food.
You can’t make a souffle rise twice.
Food is everything we are. It’s an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It’s inseparable from those from the get-go.
Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.
If the people use the wealth bestowed on them by God for themselves alone or for treasuring it, it is like a corpse. But if they decide to share it with others, it becomes sacred food.
When we fall short of meeting community needs – for stable housing, safe streets, open space, reliable transportation, food access, a healthy environment – everyone faces greater vulnerability.
I’m such an avid magazine reader – music, art, beauty magazines – and I found that food and restaurants were pouring into everything I cared about. Whether it was the pop-up concept, or some mysterious mini-mall restaurant, I got swept up in the sexy romance of the food movement.
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success… such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.
I was on food stamps until I was 18 and became an adult.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It’s too controversial.
In my Nobel lecture, I suggested we had until the year 2000 to tame the population monster, and then food shortages would take us under. Now I believe we have a little longer.
I love Korean rice and Korean food in general. Korean barbecues are cool – there’s a table with a hole in it with fire coming through, and we throw meat on it.
There is no one on earth who knew you from the day you were born; who knew why you cried, or when you’d had enough food; who knew exactly what to say when you were hurting; and who encouraged you to grow a good heart. When that layer goes, whatever is left of your childhood goes with her.
I need to tone up, as I eat a lot of fast food. I love Maccy D’s, Subway and Domino’s.
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
I avoid oily food. I am a vegetarian and it has helped me a lot.
We have these weapons of mass destruction on every street corner, and they’re called donuts, cheeseburgers, French fries, potato chips, junk food. Our kids are living on a junk food diet.
My feeling is that labels are for canned food… I am what I am – and I know what I am.
If the first bite is with the eye and the second with the nose, some people will never take that third, actual bite if the food in question smells too fishy, fermented or cheesy.
LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing to the eye and even more flavorful than before.
The right use of food can end hunger.
What people want is their basic needs. So I’m trying to help people ensure their basic need: that means food security, healthcare, education, and job opportunity and a better life.
If you can’t afford organic food and are unable to grow your own, it’s crucial to wash all inorganic produce very carefully to minimize the toxins you consume. Soak everything for 20 minutes in water with vinegar and salt or water with fresh lemon juice and salt.
Chinese food tries to engage the mind, not just the palate. To provoke the intellect.
Health food makes me sick.
It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.
There’s no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.
When people say they prefer organic food, what they often seem to mean is they don’t want their food tainted with pesticides and their meat shot full of hormones or antibiotics. Many object to the way a few companies – Monsanto is the most famous of them – control so many of the seeds we grow.
Cooking at home with fresh ingredients means you know what’s going into your food.
Fashion pictures show people looking glamorous. Travel pictures show a place looking at its best, nothing to do with the reality. In the cookery pages, the food always looks amazing, right? Most of the pictures we consume are propaganda.
Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, only less filling.
If I had the choice between smoked salmon and tinned salmon, I’d have it tinned. With vinegar.
Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are God. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are God.
Organic food is the best for you, and I’m eating the best, a lot of fresh vegetables. I also keep myself hydrated. It’s all made a big difference to my performance in the gym.
By the way, the food in prison was disgusting. Like, baked beans every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
People are trying to figure out what American food is; it’s certainly an amalgamation.
Pasta isn’t just for Italian food anymore. Now there are tasty pasta recipes found in Asian cuisine, and it’s emerging as a newfound love for vegans.
Food is not just eating energy. It’s an experience.
Get people back into the kitchen and combat the trend toward processed food and fast food.
When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure, when I really enjoy my life.
If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.
It’s like wine and food, or coffee and a pastry – coffee’s awesome and a chocolate croissant is awesome, and together, they’re transcendent. To me, music is the same way. Chris Stapleton is transcendent. Julien Baker is transcendent. Together, they’re going to be euphoria.
Food can bring people together in a way nothing else could.
I don’t know if you call a burger ‘recession food.’ It’s comfort food.
I don’t take supplements – I get nutrition from food.
I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.
The food we eat goes beyond its macronutrients of carbohydrates, fat and protein. It’s information. It interacts with and instructs our genome with every mouthful, changing genetic expression.
For some people, the definition of who is and who isn’t an American defies logic, historical accuracy, common sense, decency, good manners, the milk of human kindness, enjoyment in the good things in life, and love of good food.
I doubt whether the world holds for any one a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice-cream.
A waffle is like a pancake with a syrup trap.
Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
I think the only real knowledge I had before I went to Iowa was what I learned from ‘Food Inc’. But once I got there and developed these extensive relationships with the farmers, I realized that we’re basically made of corn.
Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved, nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply.
I used to get criticized for putting food in novels.
He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.
The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food.
Look for the light. Look for it in everything. Look for it in yourself, in your children, in your job, and in your dreams. Look for it in the food you eat and in the people you surround yourself with.
Know you food, know your farmers, and know your kitchen.
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.
The food and the people in Thailand never let you down and Bangkok is an astonishing place – the culture’s lovely and gentle.
I think steak is the ultimate comfort food, and if you’re going out for one, that isn’t the time to scrimp on calories or quality.
Food is a lens for culture.
So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.
You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.
If you go to a restaurant and you go with people you like, your food will always taste really good.
Food is a great thing to be enthusiastic about, its not hurting anybody.
It is important that we relish the food we eat. If we cannot do this, but eat mechanically, our food does not do us that good it should, and we fail to be nourished and built up by it as we otherwise would be, if we could enjoy the food we take into the stomach.
I ate some pretty funky, authentic Chinese food in Hong Kong. There was an egg from some bird that’s not a chicken. I can’t remember what it was, but it was green and brown and not very tasty.
I grew up in Austria, and for me real comfort food is Wiener Schnitzel. Wiener Schnitzel and mashed potatoes because it reminds me of my youth… It reminds me when I grow up and it feels very comforting.
Dinner is often a very celebratory environment, a very safe place, a time to reflect and let the day go and enjoy good food and good wine. It’s a very peaceful moment during the day. A great dinner can change your day around.
I’m at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I’ve just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education.
I’ve seen zero evidence of any nation on Earth other than Mexico even remotely having the slightest clue what Mexican food is about or even come close to reproducing it. It is perhaps the most misunderstood country and cuisine on Earth.
I eat a variety of foods like vegetables, fruit and beef for protein and iron.
Singaporeans are food people, period. My first memories, let alone of food, were of sitting on the floor of the kitchen with my mother, watching her pound aromatics to make sambal and later on, learning to stuff wonton pastry.
God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
Why would I want a place of my own? Then I would have to things worry about, like doing laundry and having food in the fridge.
Real people have trouble balancing their checkbooks, much less calculating how much they need to save for retirement; they sometimes binge on food, drink, or high-definition televisions. They are more like Homer Simpson than Mr. Spock.
Everybody has a weakness. Mine is food.
Most people don’t know where their food comes from. We’re confused about the fundamentals. How does our food wind up on our plates? How exactly is it that, when I flick the switch, the lights come on?
If we tackle deforestation in the right way, the benefits will be far-reaching – greater food security, improved livelihoods for millions of small farmers and indigenous people, more prosperous rural economies, and above all, a more stable climate.
My number one elixir for anxiety? Comfort food.
Good food is healthy food. Food is supposed to sustain you so you can live better, not so you can eat more. Some people eat to live, and some people live to eat.
What do you actually need? Food, clothing and shelter. Everything else is entertainment.
I don’t deny myself food. I’m no saint. I love butter and cream, but I also eat lots of grains and fruits.
Unlike other Jewish families, we didn’t go out for Chinese food on Sundays, but we spent our time in a world of baking powder biscuits and the best shrimp cocktails that ever were.
What’s my favorite food besides pancakes? I guess it would be flapjacks, followed closely by hotcakes. After that, crepes… but thick crepes. Y’know, like, pancake-thick.
You know, if I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough, I would be convinced we’re in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we’ve got to do something about the unemployed.
Wine is bottled poetry.
Food is my favourite thing in the world. I always say if I ate what I actually wanted to eat I’d be in one of those electronic scooters because I’d be too big.
Latin food suffers like Chinese. You can do marginal Chinese and be successful. You can do crappy Mexican and be packed.
If food is poetry, is not poetry also food?
Real nutrition comes from soybeans, almonds, rice, and other healthy vegetable sources, not from a cow’s udder.
We don’t value food in Britain, so therefore the cheaper it is the better it is. We all eat far too much, we all pay far too little for our food. We have environmental problems, we have health problems, we have food transport problems.
After a natural disaster, safe drinking water is a priority. Humans can live longer without food than water, so communication about clean water is essential to help avoid the risk of cholera, dysentery, malnutrition, famine, and death.
If I’m going to eat fast food, I’m going to McDonald’s. I don’t need to pretend.
I called a bunch of the restaurants in my neighborhood that I had assumed served all-organic food, and so many didn’t!
From the described experiment it is clear that the mere act of eating, the food even not reaching the stomach, determines the stimulation of the gastric glands.
In Australia, Chinese food culture has imparted flavour, dimension and excitement to the way we eat.
My ultimate getaway is Vietnam. It has a little bit of everything when it comes to culture, amazing food, beautiful people, exotic sights, sounds and profound history of love, bravery and resilience.
Eat carbohydrates: All these protein diets may help you twirl prettily in a size-2 dress, but if you want your mind to take a few marvelous leaps, then you have to give it the food it needs.
Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man.
I love to feed people, and I like to cook food they want to eat and food that will be good for them. I try to cook them things that are lower in fat and see if they will eat them.
Large-scale deforestation can be prevented while increasing food production through better, smarter agriculture.
When I got to France I realized I didn’t know very much about food at all. I’d never had a real cake. I’d had those cakes from cake mixes or the ones that have a lot of baking powder in them. A really good French cake doesn’t have anything like that in it – it’s all egg power.
I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.
My quest these days is to find my long lost inner child, but I’m afraid if I do, I’ll end up with food in my hair and way too in love with the cats.
Almost certainly, however, the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind.
Man seems to be the only animal whose food soils him, making necessary much washing and shield-like bibs and napkins. Moles living in the earth and eating slimy worms are yet as clean as seals or fishes, whose lives are one perpetual wash.
I love Japanese food – it’s a really healthy way of cooking and it is very easy: I often just steam the vegetables and fish together, make a space for the noodles, and I have a great healthy meal in 15 minutes.
Good men by nature, wish to know. I know that many will call this useless work… men who desire nothing but material riches and are absolutely devoid of that of wisdom, which is the food and only true riches of the mind.
Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea, substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing about 2.2 million people each year, most of them children.
Part of the reason that women go to college is to get out of the food service, clerical, pink-collar ghetto and into a more white-collar job. That does not necessarily mean they are being paid more than the blue-collar jobs men have.
I realized very early the power of food to evoke memory, to bring people together, to transport you to other places, and I wanted to be a part of that.
I try to stick to real food, meaning anything that has been grown naturally or organically and that is not majorly processed: meats and proteins, a lot of green vegetables, less sugary fruits, solid starches and nuts.
Food is such a basic need, a fundamental right, and such a simple pleasure.
The less food, the more time to talk, the more to talk about.
There are so many food shows, really beautiful ones, that exist to elevate professional cooking and professional chefs. But there aren’t that many that really celebrate home cooking or are for home cooks especially.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
I hated the Naked Chef. Fine, yes, he did good things for school food or whatever, but, you know, I don’t want my chefs to be cute and adorable.
Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
I’m not an amazing cook. But I can follow a recipe!
Economize in other things if you must, wear threadbare clothes if necessary, but never cheat your body or brain by the quality and quantity of your food. Poor, cheap food which produces low vitality and inferior brain force is the worst kind of economy.
I always wanted to be a teacher or wanted to do something with food. But modeling, I just never thought I could do it myself, really, ever. I still have trouble calling myself a model. I just never thought I was tall enough or skinny enough.
Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.
Food tells you everything about the way people live and who they are.
If I have food in the house and I’m laying in bed, I go, ‘I bet that Captain Crunch is lonely in the cupboard.’
Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them.
Australians do love a good food festival. From regional gems like The Taste of Tasmania to Margaret River Gourmet Escape, diehard eaters have a litany of opportunities to revel in Australia’s great produce and chow down on food made by some of the brightest culinary talent from here and abroad.
Two of the central ingredients to our family are food and faith, so sitting down together and thanking God for the food He’s provided means everything to us. Prayer is a natural part of our lives – not only around the dinner table, but all day long.
Italian food is seasonal. It is simple. It is nutritionally sound. It is flavorful. It is colorful. It’s all the things that make for a good eating experience, and it’s good for you.