"In the 1970s we got nouvelle cuisine, in which a lot of the old rules were kicked over. And then we had cuisine minceur, which people mixed up with nouvelle cuisine but was actually fancy diet cooking."
"I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond."Julia Child on Mae West
"Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie."Julia Child on Jim Davis
"My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people."Julia Child on Orson Welles
"No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means."Julia Child on Maimonides
"Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as well as increasing levels of exercise."Julia Child on Linford Christie
"The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they're right if you love to be with them all the time."
"Being tall is an advantage, especially in business. People will always remember you. And if you're in a crowd, you'll always have some clean air to breathe."
"In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport."
"I think one of the terrible things today is that people have this deathly fear of food: fear of eggs, say, or fear of butter. Most doctors feel that you can have a little bit of everything."
"Animals that we eat are raised for food in the most economical way possible, and the serious food producers do it in the most humane way possible. I think anyone who is a carnivore needs to understand that meat does not originally come in these neat little packages."