Pasta Sayings and Quotes

Is there anything more comforting than a piping hot bowl of pasta? With a myriad of shapes, flavors and sauces to choose from, the recipes are endless. Get ready to carb load with the collection of savory pasta quotes below.


If you slurp them, so be it. Because the truly best way, the only classical and true way to eat pasta , is with gusto.      

James Beard

Those places I don't understand, just doing bad food. It takes some doing. Making good pasta is so much easier than making bad stuff. It actually takes quite an effort to make poor linguine pomodora.     

Anthony Bourdain

In order to create a little bit of confidence, start cooking with pasta. Pasta is phenomenal. Once you've cooked pasta properly for the first time it becomes second nature.     

Gordon Ramsay

Pasta is always the same, yet always different. It has a comforting familiarity with it's pale golden color and chewy, wheaten taste.      

James Beard

Italians love their pasta l-o-n-g. They love to twirl it on a fork and get a full bite. A broken up pasta doesn’t feel as good in your mouth as a nice rolled up forkful of spaghetti.     

Lidia Bastianich

Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.     

Sophia Loren

If you're going to buy pasta, you should buy dry pasta. If you're going to make it you can make the real thing, but you shouldn't buy fresh pasta.     

Mario Batali

I'd much rather eat pasta and drink wine than be a size 0.     

Sophia Loren

Pasta doesn't make you fat. How much pasta you eat makes you fat.     

Giada De Laurentiis

What does Karl Marx put on his pasta? Communist Manipesto!     

Stephen Colbert

In an Italian home, pasta’s the first thing you see in the kitchen. My grandmother was making pasta all day. It’s kind of like the entry-level dish. Gnocchi was the first classic that I made.     

Joe Bastianich