Quotes from Alexis Soyer ~1855

10 Victorian Cooking Quotes

The Morals of a people greatly depend on their food quote

The food of a country might be increased at least one-third, if the culinary science was properly developed, instead of its being slighted as it is now.

Was there ever a political, commercial, or even a domestic event, but what always has been, and always will be, celebrated either by a banquet or a dinner?

Woman cutting cabbage cooking quote

Nothing more disposes the heart to amicable feeling and friendly transactions than a dinner well conceived and artistically prepared.

In all processes of cooking that which appears the simplest is generally the most neglected, or at the best but carelessly done.

There is nothing like a hot dinner quote

A man disappointed in something to eat, consoles himself with something to drink.

Frying Pan Quote

The frying pan is, without doubt, the most useful of all kitchen implements, and like a good-natured servant, is often imposed upon, and obliged to do all the work, while its companion, the gridiron, is quietly reposing in the chimney corner.

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