Cookery Quotes (7 quotes)
Cookery is become an art, a noble science; cooks are gentlemen.
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eat about twice as much as nature requires.
Neither cookery nor chymistry [has] been able to make milk out of grass.
Speaking one day to Monsieur de Buffon, on the present ardor of chemical inquiry, he affected to consider chemistry but as cookery, and to place the toils of the laboratory on the footing with those of the kitchen. I think it, on the contrary, among the most useful of sciences, and big with future discoveries for the utility and safety of the human race.
The real difficulty, however, that we all have to face in life is not so much the science of cookery as the stupidity of cooks.
There is a higher average of good cooking at Oxford and Cambridge than elsewhere. The cooking is better than the curriculum. But there is no Chair of Cookery, it is taught by apprenticeship in the kitchens.
You have only to take in what you please and leave out what you please; to select your own conditions of time and place; to multiply and divide at discretion; and you can pay the National Debt in half an hour. Calculation is nothing but cookery.