“When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste.”
– Laiko Bahrs
“Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.”
– Alice May Brock
“Fish, to taste right, must swim three times – in water, in butter, and in wine.”
– Polish Proverb
I found these quotes on the foodblog Flavorful World. You maybe know some more?