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 is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.”
Variant translation: "For love is the ultimate meaning of everything around us. It is not a mere sentiment; it is truth; it is the joy that is at the root of all creation. " - Sadhana: The Realisation of Life (1913)
From the lecture "The Gradual Making of The Making of Americans", 1934-1935. Published by Random House, 1935: "... because after all I know I really do know that it can be done and if it can be done why do it."
“Seven social sins: politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, and worship without sacrifice.”
A list closing an article in Young India (22 October 1925); Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi Vol. 33 (PDF) p. 135
Born: November 19, 1949 (age 65)
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.