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Cooking Quotes

Throwing a few bland ingredients into a pan and producing something tasty is nothing short of magic for those who are passionate about cooking. Many choose to call cooking a form of art, rather than a monotonous exercise of merely preparing a meal to satisfy the hunger. Perhaps, one of the good ways to define it would be a creative journey where all your skills rests on how you conjure up an appetizing array of dishes working with all the available ingredients that you have. Not just the taste, but even the color and aroma of the dishes being prepared, make them mouthwatering. These factors also prove the ability of the cook.  Although, the six common cooking methods are roasting, boiling, broiling, frying, stewing and baking, cooks around the globe use several other ways to enhance the taste as well.

The style of cooking varies across geographies and speaks volumes about the culture of a region. A few cuisines which are popular all over the world are Chinese, Mediterranean, Lebanese, Italian and continental.

Home cooked food is widely considered healthier and authentic in taste and nutritional value, since no artificial flavors are added to enhance the taste, unlike food joints. Read the cooking quotes given below to understand how pleasurable an experience cooking can be.

Akshay Kumar

I have a great time cooking and eating Thai green chicken curry.

Tia Mowry

I'm passionate about cooking. I'm passionate about healthy eating. I'm passionate about inspiring other women.

When I was first approached for 'Pass the Plate,' I was thrilled because I love to cook. And I love to cook healthy. The reason I started cooking was because I would go to restaurants and have just amazing food but feel so heavy and gross. I would go home and try to cook the same thing, but a healthy version.

Deepika Padukone

I can't resist South Indian cuisine, particularly what is prepared at home. My mom is my favourite cook. She can cook a variety of cuisines. I savour her cooking at home, and she's undoubtedly the best.

Paul McCartney

So, if I'm cooking, I'll be steaming vegetables, making some nice salad, that kind of stuff.

Gordon Ramsay

Cooking is about passion, so it may look slightly temperamental in a way that it's too assertive to the naked eye.

Olivia Wilde

I used to play hooky from school so I could watch cooking shows.

Blake Lively

I think baking is an incredible thing; cooking in general is an incredible thing.

Gordon Ramsay

Cooking today is a young man's game, I don't give a bollocks what anyone says.

Salvador Dali

At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.

Blake Lively

I love being at home and cooking and baking.

Luke Evans

And I love to cook! I've impressed hundreds of women with my cooking. And they always come back for more.

Gordon Ramsay

You don't come into cooking to get rich.

Brenda Song

My dad loves to cook. I'm half Thai, and growing up, that's all we ate in my house. My dad was very big on the idea that dinnertime and cooking time was also family time.

Kajal Aggarwal

I love adventure sports. And, I love cooking.

Anthony Bourdain

The cooking profession, while it's a noble craft and a noble calling, 'cause you're doing something useful - you're feeding people, you're nurturing them, you're providing sustenance - it was never pure.

Zoe Saldana

As a woman, you spend so much time either cooking or getting ready to go somewhere. I like to have music when I'm doing either of these things.

Paul Newman

Every time we get into an argument about cooking or laundering shirts, she shakes her Oscar at me, and I'm dead in the water. It would be a great equalizer now after 33 years.

Gemma Chan

I was given a lot of homework: I had to practise ironing as a synth, practise washing up as a synth, cooking a meal as a synth. It's definitely the most prep I've had to do for a role.

Tom Brady

My sisters like cooking at my place. It has a bit more room, and the food tastes a little bit better. A big pot of spaghetti and sauce, some warm French bread - works all the time. I think I've been eating pasta for 26 years.

Eudora Welty

When I was a child and the snow fell, my mother always rushed to the kitchen and made snow ice cream and divinity fudge-egg whites, sugar and pecans, mostly. It was a lark then and I always associate divinity fudge with snowstorms.

Prince William

I get quite lazy about cooking because when I come back from work it is the last thing I want to do, really is spend loads of time cooking.

Phyllis Diller

My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.

Betty White

I go out to the kitchen to feed the dog, but that's about as much cooking as I do.

Do whatever rejuvenates you. It might be a cooking class, cocktails with the girls, or just private time with the hubby. We all have our moments where we run out of steam because we've given everything we've got to everyone else. Whoever decided that was a good thing? It's not. Everyone needs to refuel.

Bill Skarsgard

One of my dad's biggest passions is cooking, so we always had good food at home.

Emily Ratajkowski

I'm a complete foodie, but I'm a terrible cook. If a guy can get me in the kitchen and we actually have fun cooking, that's amazing.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Some nights, a romantic dinner can be killed by having to do dishes afterward, so it probably suits you better to go out for dinner. But I love cooking and always have.

Neena Gupta

I simply love doing household chores and cooking.

Daniel Craig

My mother gave me a real kick toward cooking, which was that if I wanted to eat, I'd better know how to do it myself.

Margot Robbie

There are things in life that don't come to me naturally, and social media and the Internet and all those things are some of them, somewhere between taxes and cooking!

If I'm cooking dinner for my hubby or designing a line or selling on QVC, I try to do it in an authentic way. To speak to people like I want to be spoken to, to be a voice for people who don't have one and to give them things they need and love.

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Nicole Scherzinger

I love making down-home Southern cooking, and just chilling out and having cakes and pies and baking stuff, you know. I'm a pretty simple girl.

Gigi Hadid

I'm kind of a grandma, so I like cooking for my boyfriend and watching a movie. I cook a lot, actually. I'll make bacon-wrapped asparagus, steak, and pesto pasta with chicken...but we go out to dinner a fair amount, too.

Dolly Parton

Writing's just as natural to me as getting up and cooking breakfast.

Paul Hollywood

I think baking's far easier than cooking, and because of that, it's more approachable.

As a producer, as a CEO of Hartbeat Productions, I am making deals to put my company in place to win, to put my staff to work so that while all this stuff is going on, they're in the kitchen cooking. So it's understanding the longevity of the entertainment business; you get out of it what you put into it.

Lao Tzu

Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it.

Shawn Mendes

I'd say some of my earliest scent memories are from home - just things that were around my house, and my mom's cooking.

Blake Lively

I take a cooking class everywhere I travel. I find it's the best way to get to know a culture.

Jake Gyllenhaal

My mum and dad are pretty amazing chefs and they spent most of my childhood cooking really extravagant things for my sister and me.

Malala Yousafzai

And also I didn't want my future to be just sitting in a room and be imprisoned in my four walls and just cooking and giving birth to children. I didn't want to see my life in that way.

Gigi Hadid

I know that I won't be modelling forever, but I think I'll be in the entertainment industry. I would love to host a talk show one day or have a cooking show. I love to cook... I'm really open, so we'll see.

Akshay Kumar

I can cook because my life depended on it when I lived in Thailand. Either I learnt cooking, or I learnt how it felt to starve. I chose cooking.

Akshay Kumar

I do not stick to rules when cooking. I rely on my imagination.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Could I use some butter and cheese and eggs in my cooking without going down some kind of hippie shame spiral? Yes. Of course I could.

Deepika Padukone

There is a strong side to me, that is of a homemaker. I look forward to spending time at home in the evenings, cooking a meal, chatting with my parents and inviting friends over.

You show people playing poker or hacking into a computer; it feels so significant in the script, and then when you see it on the screen, it loses something. But there's something about cooking - food being prepared is incredibly captivating. It became just a fun box of tools to use as a director.

Venus Williams

I love the food in Thailand because of the exotic spices they use. Their style of cooking is unique to their culture and always amazing.

Shah Rukh Khan

I could lie and say my wife cooks for me, but she doesn't. My wife has never learnt cooking but she has great cooks at home.

Liza Minnelli

I'm fine, and my hips are fine. My false knee is fine. My false hips are fine. Everything's cooking.

Anthony Bourdain

You know, from age 17 on, my paycheck was coming from cooking and working in kitchens.

Gwyneth Paltrow

I really like cooking according to the season. I like to get creative with what's fresh.

I'll basically eat anything that a chef puts in front of me. One of the reasons is respect for the chef. I watch chefs eat at other chefs' restaurants, and they're very aware not to leave anything over because the chef is watching very closely. It's a very sincere interaction when two chefs are cooking for one another.

It's about getting the kids up and fed, getting one to school, getting the other down for a nap, going to the grocery store, picking one up from school, getting the other one down for another nap, cooking dinner... I live my life at these two extremes. I'm either a full-time stay-at-home mom or a full-time actress.

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A mother cooking exclusively for her child might be preparing just rice and buttermilk, but it will be immensely tasty. Fast food, on the other hand, may be very tasty, but it has not been prepared exclusively for you, you see.

I used to work as a volunteer in a hospice, but I don't have any nursing skills or cooking skills or anything, so I was what they call an escort. I would take people to the support groups every night, and I would have to sit sort of on the sidelines so I could take them back to hospice at the end of the meeting.

When I was younger, my dad would cook, and I would never really have it, unless it was something like spaghetti. I would only like what my mom made - macaroni and cheese or something like that. But after I reached a certain age, I think it was 11, I realized I liked his cooking.

Kourtney Kardashian

In our house, we do everything whole: whole milk and full-fat cheeses. And I use ghee and coconut oil for cooking.

Liam Hemsworth

I studied cooking all through high school.

Dolly Parton

When I'm home, I spend Sunday with my husband. If we're not cooking, we travel around in our camper, stop at fast-food restaurants, and picnic. We love that stuff that will harden your arteries in a hurry.

Camila Alves

This shared love of cooking and celebration has allowed me to create a strong bond with my family.

Friedrich Nietzsche

In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.

Stephen Hawking

The radiation left over from the Big Bang is the same as that in your microwave oven but very much less powerful. It would heat your pizza only to minus 271.3*C - not much good for defrosting the pizza, let alone cooking it.

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Chrissy Teigen

I always thought the name of my first book would be 'The Insecure Chef,' because when I started cooking, I was so nervous.

Kate Winslet

I do endless chopping and preparing things. I really find that relaxing. I do a lot of thinking as I am chopping and cooking.

Chrissy Teigen

I'll come in from a long flight and go straight to the grocery store. I love cooking for my man.

Maya Angelou

I'm just someone who likes cooking and for whom sharing food is a form of expression.

Anthony Bourdain

I'm married to an Italian woman, and I used to love cooking Italian at home, because it's one-pot cooking. But my wife does not approve of my Italian cooking.

Blake Lively

Actually, I'm happiest in Williams-Sonoma in New York. That's a wonderful cooking store.

Hugh Jackman

I have lots of older siblings, and as they started to leave the house, I went from cooking once a week to twice, three times, and so on. After a while, it was just like making the bed.

Chrissy Teigen

I get nervous cooking for our little house party barbecues. I'm very insecure with my cooking. I tend to throw things away that I'm scared of serving, even though they might be great.

Roger Moore

I do a lot of cooking; we eat a lot of fish, but I try not to make fattening things.

Chrissy Teigen

I really like getting the person who is terrified of cooking into the kitchen and showing them that cooking can be both indulgent and fun.

My day job may be exhausting, but cooking is my peace. My dream is to have a big family with lots of grandkids. And we'll get together every Sunday for a hearty dinner at our house, and we'll all live in flavorful bliss, happily ever after.

Kate Winslet

Sure, I could have lots of people who do the cooking, the driving, all that jazz - but I would be unhappy. I wouldn't want my children raised that way.

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