Alexis Soyer Quotes | Quotes by Alexis Soyer

1Without the assistance of eating and drinking, the most sparkling wit would be as heavy as a bad souffl茅, and the brightest talent as dull as a looking-glass on a foggy day.

2Sauces in cookery are like the first rudiments of grammar - the foundation of all languages.

3What is more refreshing than salads when your appetite seems to have deserted you, or even after a capacious dinner - the nice, fresh, green, and crisp salad, full of life and health, which seems to invigorate the palate and dispose the masticating powers to a much lorger duration.

4It matters not how simple the food - a chop, steak or a plain boiled or roast joint, but let it be of good quality and properly cooked, and everyone who partakes of it will enjoy it.

5Pork - no animal is more used for nourishment and none more indispensable in the kitchen; employed either fresh or salt, all is useful, even to its bristles and its blood; it is the superfluous riches of the farmer, and helps to pay the rent of the cottager.

Alexis Soyer Quotes

6What is more refreshing than salads when your appetite seems to have deserted you, or even after a capacious dinner 鈥?the nice, fresh, green, and crisp salad, full of life and health, which seems to invigorate the, palate and dispose the masticating powers to a much longer duration.