No mean woman can cook well. It calls for a generous spirit, a light hand, and a large heart.
Americans are just beginning to regard food the way the French always have. Dinner is not what you do in the evening before something else. Dinner is the evening.
The art of cooking is among the most intimate things that we can do for another.
~Chef Charlie Trotter
In the end, your creativity – perhaps even your outrageousness – will determine the final result.
I used to love the way everyone talked about food as if it were one of the most important things in life. And, of course, it is. Without it we would die. Each of us eats about one thousand meals a year. It is my belief that we should try and make as many of these meals as we can truly memorable.
There is no technique, there is just the way to do it. Now, are we going to measure or are we going to cook?
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.