Delia Smith quotes

  • Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed... I think food is, actually, very beautiful in itself.
    -- Delia Smith

    #Beautiful #Thinking #Eating

  • A cake is a very good test of an oven: if it browns too much on one side and not on the other, it's not your fault - you need to have your oven checked.
    -- Delia Smith

    #Cake #Tea #Needs

  • Although a food processor is not an absolutely essential piece of equipment, because you can certainly chop, grate, slice, knead and mix everything by hand, it does do all these things very quickly and efficiently and saves you time and energy
    -- Delia Smith

    #Hands #Energy #Essentials

  • I found in my whole career the best thing that can happen to you is that you hear what people want.
    -- Delia Smith

    #Careers #People #Want

  • Memories are fallible and a timer can save a lot of hard work from going out of the window
    -- Delia Smith

    #Memories #Hard Work #Going Out

  • Good kitchen equipment is expensive, but most items last a lifetime and will pay for themselves over and over again
    -- Delia Smith

    #Kitchen #Pay #Lasts

  • I sometimes think the chef end of cooking is not the real end of cooking. Cooking is all about homes and gardens, it doesn't happen in restaurants
    -- Delia Smith

    #Real #Home #Garden

  • In our house, some of our favourite recipes just happen to be vegetarian, but I still enjoy meat and I believe very much in meat.
    -- Delia Smith

    #Believe #House #Meat

  • But quite honestly I can't help being a passionate football supporter. If that's my sin, I'm guilty
    -- Delia Smith

    #Football #Passionate #Helping

  • A hen's egg is, quite simply, a work of art, a masterpiece of design and construction with, it has to be said, brilliant packaging!
    -- Delia Smith

    #Art #Food #Eggs

  • A message to the best football supporters in the world. We need a 12th man here. Where are you? Where are you? Let's be having you. Come on!
    -- Delia Smith

    #Soccer #Football #Men

  • I've never done any advertising because I feel I am in a position of trust, and that has been very liberating
    -- Delia Smith

    #Trust #Done #Advertising

  • The chemicals in the dishwashing process tend not to be good for saucepans.
    -- Delia Smith

    #Chemicals #Process #Be Good

  • There are people who claim to be instinctive cooks, who never follow recipes or weigh anything at all. All I can say is they're not very fussy about what they eat. For me, cooking is an exact art and not some casual game.
    -- Delia Smith

    #Art #Games #People

  • Remember, it's very simple to have an oven tested professionally, and it only takes about five minutes.
    -- Delia Smith

    #Simple #Remember #Minutes

  • The journey of prayer is nothing more or less than a gradual awakening to the reality of recognizing what is already there.
    -- Delia Smith

    #Prayer #Journey #Reality

  • Getting into the habit of switching a timer on will, I promise, save you from any number of kitchen disasters.
    -- Delia Smith

    #Sea #Numbers #Promise

  • In 35 years of being in the media, I've had all this mud flung at me many, many times. It's not the first time. It's nothing unusual. I've been through it all before and the best way to deal with it is not to read them
    -- Delia Smith

    #Media #Years #Way

  • A measuring jug is also vital when cooking rice, as this is always measured by volume rather than by weight
    -- Delia Smith

    #Cooking #Jugs #Weight

  • I have always read all the latest cookery books and magazines, from all over the world
    -- Delia Smith

    #Book #Magazines #World