It is impossible to think about Italy without thinking of delicious Italian food. The kitchen is central to the hearts and minds of Italian families so there are hundreds of Italian quotes about food. From proverbs to folk sayings, we have gathered the best Italian quotes about food.
Chi va a letto senza cena tutta la notte si dimena. - Italian proverb
Translation: He who goes to bed without eating, will regret it throughout the night.
Mangiare per vivere e non vivere per mangiare - Italian proverb
Translation: Eat to live and not live to eat.
A tavola non si invecchia. - Italian proverb.
Translation: At the table with good friends and family you do not become old.
La cucina piccola fal la casa grande. -Italian proverb
Translation: A small kitchen makes the house big.
Pan di sudore, miglior sapore. -Italian proverb.
Translation: (Literally) Bread that comes out of sweat, tastes better.
Non si vive di solo pane. - Italian proverb.
Translation: One does not live by bread alone.
Chi mangia sulo s'affoga. -Italian proverb
Translation: He who eats alone suffocates.
"Everything you see I owe to pasta." - Sophia Loren
"Life is a combination of magic and pasta." - Federico Fellini
"Life is too short, and I'm Italian. I'd much rather eat pasta and drink wine than be a size 0." - Sophia Bush