10 Beautiful Cooking Quotes and the Wisdom they Share
Here are some beautiful quotes to reflect on, and remember the beautiful gift you share when you cook or share a meal.
Food and cooking bring people together.
It is a skill that we can pass on to children and grandchildren and share knowledge with friends. Cooking can be a way of expressing love, care, and gratitude. It can also be a way of giving back to society through things like volunteer work. Cooking is one of the most important things in life for many people. When we're in the thick of the day-to-day grind, the significance of cooking may not feel so apparent. So here are some beautiful quotes to reflect on, and remember the beautiful gift you share when you cook or share a meal.
"The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift." — Laurie Colwin
"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." — Guy Fieri
"The cool thing is that now that people have made this evolution where cooking is cool, people are doing it on weekends, they're doing their own challenges. It's back to cooking. And it's real cooking." — Emeril Lagasse
"No rules. Don't be afraid to do whatever you want. Cooking doesn't have to have rules. I don't like it that way." — Masaharu Morimoto
"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." — Homaro Cantu
"No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers." — Laurie Colwin
"For me, cooking is an expression of the land where you are and the culture of that place." — Wolfgang Puck
"When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste."—Laiko Bahrs
"Food is a reminder of our humanity, our fragility, our createdness."—Shauna Niequist
"Respect for food is respect for life, for who we are and what we do." —Thomas Keller
Hey, if you're here thinking 'but I hate cooking,' a gentle reminder, that's okay, sharing a meal together, a celebration where food is served. Boiling an egg on toast, they're all a magical thing.