65+ Inspiring Self Cooking Quotes That Will Motivate You!

Last Updated on February 4, 2021 by Scott M. Thomas

Cooking is an underrated art. Those who can cook must say that there is something special to them. Being able to cook your own food is also a great quality. Self-cooking tells us how much we love ourselves. Being able to cook for ourselves and the people we love is definitely a lot of fun. Everyone can eat if they want, but not everyone can cook. 

That’s why, below we have collected some inspiring self-cooking quotes that may increase your love for cooking. Thanks!

“There is not a good or a bad cuisine, just the one you like the best.” – Ferran Adria

“The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of mankind than the discovery of a star.” – Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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“For me, cooking is an expression of the land where you are and the culture of that place.” – Wolfgang Puck

“I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation.” – Madame Jehane Benoit

“Until I discovered cooking, I was never really interested in anything.” – Julia Child

“In cooking, as in all the arts, simplicity is the sign of perfection.” – Curnonsky

“Oh, I adore cooking. It makes me feel so mindless in a worthwhile way.” – Truman Capote 

“…No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” – Julia Child

“I think preparing food and feeding people brings nourishment not only to our bodies but to our spirits. Feeding people is a way of loving them, in the same way that feeding ourselves is a way of honoring our own createdness and fragility.” – Shauna Niequist

“Cooking requires confident guesswork and improvisation — experimentation and substitution, dealing with failure and uncertainty in a creative way.” – Paul Theroux

“Invest in what’s real. Clean as you go. Drink while you cook. Make it fun. It doesn’t have to be complicated. It will be what it will be.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

“I want them to bite into a cookie, and think of me, and smile. Food is love. Food has a power. I knew it in my mind, but now I know it in my heart.” – Jael McHenry

“A recipe has no soul. You as the cook must bring soul to the recipe.” – Thomas Keller

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“Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” – Harriet Van Horne

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces, just good food from fresh ingredients.” – Julia Child

“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

“I’m just someone who likes cooking and for whom sharing food is a form of expression.” – Maya Angelou

“Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors — it’s how you combine them that sets you apart.” – Wolfgang

“Cooking is not difficult. Everyone has taste, even if they don’t realize it. Even if you’re not a great chef, there’s nothing to stop you understanding the difference between what tastes good and what doesn’t.” – Gerard Depardieu

“People want honest, flavourful food, not some show-off meal that takes days to prepare.” – Ted Allen

“A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.” – Elsa Schiaparelli

“I approach cooking from a science angle because I need to understand how things work. If I understand the egg, I can scramble it better. It’s as simple as that.” – Alton Brown

“I cook with wine; sometimes I even add it to the food.” – W.C. Fields

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” – Julia Child

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“Cooking is about creating something delicious for someone else.” – Ayumi Komura

“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

“Always start out with a larger pot than what you think you need.” – Julia Child

“Cookery is not chemistry. It is an art. It requires instinct and taste rather than exact measurements.” – Marcel Boulestin

“Poultry is for the cook what canvas is for the painter.” – Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

“Cooking and shopping for food brings rhythm and meaning to our lives.” – Alice Waters 

“A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” – Barbara Johnson

“There’s nothing more romantic than Italian food.” – Elisha Cuthbert

“Sandwiches are wonderful. You don’t need a spoon or a plate!” – Paul Lynde

“Cooking is about creating something delicious for someone else.” – Ayumi Komura

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“Cooking is one of the greatest gifts you can give to those you love.” – Ina Garten

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

“Cooking is the art of adjustment.” – Jacques Pepin

“Cooking is truly an act of love.” – Jacues Pepin

“Cooking demands attention, patience, and above all, a respect for the gifts of the earth. It is a form of worship, a way of giving thanks.” – Judith B. Jones

“You can pretty much make fish soup out of anything, but it always tastes better if you include fish.” – Sten Sture Skaldeman

“If you can organize your kitchen, you can organize your life.” – Louis Parrish

“Food should be fun.” – Thomas Keller

“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child

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“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” – Julia Child

“Love and sausage are alike. Can never have enough of either.” – Trixie Koontz

“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” – John Gunther

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virgina Woolf

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Passion For Cooking Quotes

“I cook. My favorite thing to make is love.” – Jarod Kintz

“Great cooking favors the prepared hands.” – Jacques Pepin

“In the childhood memories of every good cook, there’s a large kitchen, a warm stove, a simmering pot and a mom.” – Barbara Costikyan

“Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” – Harriet Van Horne

“I wish my stove came with a Save As button like Word has. That way I could experiment with my cooking and not fear ruining my dinner.” – Jarod Kintz

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“If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.” – Harry S. Truman

“Good painting is like good cooking; it can be tasted, but not explained.” – Maurice de Vlaminck

“The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.” – John Walters

“Kitchen closed due to illness: I am sick of COOKING!!”

“What my mother believed about cooking is that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you.” – Nora Ephron

“Cooking today is a young man’s game, I don’t give a bollocks what anyone says.” – Gordon Ramsay

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

“Nobody thinks it’s silly to invest two hours’ work in two minutes’ enjoyment; but if cooking is evanescent, well, so is the ballet.” – Julia Child

“Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.” – William Shakespeare

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

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“Cooking is like snow skiing: If you don’t fall at least 10 times, then you’re not skiing hard enough.” – Guy Fieri

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