Fry Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old fry quotes, fry sayings, and fry proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


A quick shallow fry is a great way to transform leftovers, and no more so than in the case of risotto.

Yotam Ottolenghi

Frying gives cooks numerous ways of concealing what appeared the day before and in a pinch facilitates sudden demands, for it takes little more time to fry a four pound carp than to boil an egg.     

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Out of the frying pan and into the fire.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

When any fat is heated to frying temperatures, toxic volatile chemicals that can cause genetic mutations are released into the air.     

Michael Greger

The frying pan you should give to your enemy. Food should not be prepared in fat. Our bodies are adapted to a stone age diet of roots and vegetables.     

Denis Burkitt

When frying small fish, disturb them little.     

Confucius

Scotland had oil, but it's running out thanks to all that deep frying.

Scott Capurro

To make it taste good, a lot of restaurants will deep fry or fry it in so much oil that it really negates any of the healthy benefits.

Karen Ansel

As soon as you wanna take away the flavor of anything, just fry it.     

Guy Fieri