Proverbs and quotes about cooks and cooking.

Cooking - chef in kitchen
Cooking – chef in kitchen

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A cooked tomato is like a cooked oyster: ruined.
Andre Simon

All are not cooks who carry long knives.

Asparagus and mushrooms teach a cook humility.

Cooking is at once child's play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.
Craig Claiborne

Cooking is at once one of the simplest and most gratifying of the arts, but to cook well one must love and respect food.
Craig Claiborne

Cooking is one failure after another, and that's how you finally learn.
Julia Child

Even if a chef cooks just a fly, he would keep the breast for himself.

Fish, to taste right, must swim three times: in water, in butter and in wine.

He who would relish his food must not see it cooked.

He's an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.

Hunger is a good sauce.
When you are hungry, all food tastes good.

Hunger is the best sauce in the world.
Miguel De Cervantes

I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.
W.C. Fields

If cooking becomes an art form rather than a means of providing a reasonable diet, then something is clearly wrong.
Tom Jaine

In cooking, as in all the arts, simplicity is the sign of perfection.

In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.
Julia Child

It's no use boiling your cabbage twice.

Kissing don't last but cooking do.

Kissing don't last: cookery do.
George Meredith

Love and eggs are best when they are fresh.

Man is what he eats.

Many cooks spoil the broth.

Savory seasonings stimulate the appetite.

Talk does not cook rice.

Talk doesn't cook rice.

The best cook drops a whole tomato.

The greatest dishes are very simple.
Auguste Escoffier

The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.
Julia Child

To put saffron in cooking sheep's paunch.
Wasting resources or talent.

Too many cooks spoil the broth.
If too many people are involved in something, it will not be done properly.

We may live without friends;
We may live without books;
But civilized man cannot live without cooks.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Without rice, even the cleverest housewife cannot cook.

You are what you eat.

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