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He that will have a cake out of the wheat must tarry the grinding. Have I not tarried? Ay, the grinding; but you must tarry the bolting. Have I not tarried? Ay, the bolting; but you must tarry the leavening. Still have I tarried. Ay, to the leavening; but here's yet in the word 'hereafter' the kneading, the making of the cake, the heating of the oven, and the baking; nay, you must stay the cooling too, or you may chance to burn your lips. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Fish, to taste right, must swim three times -- in water, in butter and in wine. (Quote by - Polish Proverb)

A crier of green sauce. (Quote by - Francois Rabelais)

Digestion, much like Love and Wine, no trifling will brook: His cook once spoiled the dinner of an Emperor of men; The dinner spoiled the temper of his Majesty and then The Emperor made history--and no one blamed the cook. (Quote by - F.G. MacBeath)

Would the cook were o' my mind! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Hallo! A great deal of steam! the pudding was out of the copper. A smell like a washing-day! That was the cloth. A smell like an eating-house and a pastrycook's next door to each other, with a laundress's next door to that. That was the pudding. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

Cookery is become an art, a noble science; cooks are gentlemen. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

Cookery has become a noble art, a noble science; cooks are gentlemen. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. (Quote by - Harriet Van Horne)

Progress in civilization has been accompanied by progress in cookery. (Quote by - Fannie Farmer)

A good meal makes a man feel more charitable toward the world than any sermon. (Quote by - Arthur Pendenys)

In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation. (Quote by - Madam Benoit)

Savory seasonings stimulate the appetite. (Quote by - Latin Proverb)

The art of cookery is the art of poisoning mankind, by rendering the appetite still importunate, when the wants of nature are supplied. (Quote by - Francois Fenelon)

Group cookery classes as corporate team events are set to be very popular next year. Whether it's a Ready, Steady, Cook style contest between co-workers or wine- tasting and cocktail-making days, food and drink is set to play a big part in team-building days next year. (Quote by - Jill Davidson)

Hunger is the best sauce in the world. (Quote by - Cervantes)

Yet smelt roast meat, beheld a huge fire shine, And cooks in motion with their clean arms bared. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

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