Raymond Blanc Quotes (2 quotes)
“When you cook it should be an act of love. To put a frozen bag in the microwave for your child is an act of hate.”
Daily Telegraph 2 October 2001
“Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.”
The Note-books of Anton Tchekhov (1921 edition), translated by Samuel Solomonovitch Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf, p. 13
“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one... just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.”
―F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby (1925)
“I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints - the sinners are much more fun.”
As quoted in: "Beowulf to Beatles & Beyond: The Varieties of Poetry" (Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School Division, 1981) by David R. Pichaske, p. 131
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Born: November 19, 1949 (age 67)
Bio: Raymond Blanc OBE is a French chef, born in Besançon, France. Today he is one of the Britain's most respected chefs. Blanc is the owner and chef at Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons, a hotel-restaurant in Great Milton, Oxfordshire, England. The restaurant has two Michelin stars and scored 9/10 in the Good Food Guide. He is entirely self-taught.
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