is the best sauce in the world.
to see how a good dinner and
feasting reconciles everybody.
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
don't last: cookery do.
a good dinner than a fine coat.
is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not
Harriet Van Horne
seasonings stimulate the appetite.
to taste right, must swim three times -- in water, in butter
and in wine.
is what he eats.
finds no fault with the cooking.
good meal makes a man feel more charitable toward the world
than any sermon.
olla, vivit amicitia: While the pot boils, friendship endures.
(Meaning the man who gives good dinners has plenty of friends).
has become a noble art, a noble science; cooks are gentlemen.
discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of mankind
than the discovery of a star.
hungry stomach seldoms scorns plain food.
feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can
play each time with a variation.
were a cook to cook a fly,
he would keep the breast for himself.