Use These Quotes From Famous Chefs to Caption Your Best Cooking Photos on Instagram

If you consider yourself something of a chef, why not show off your kitchen creativity with the world?

Whether you're making incredible meals from scratch, or just boiling up some water to make instant ramen, use one of these famous chef quotes to flaunt the last delicious thing you cooked on Instagram.

For that special dish that may not look like much, but means a lot personally to you:

"Cooking is about passion, so it may look slightly temperamental in a way that it's too assertive to the naked eye."

-Gordon Ramsay


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For that before-and-after shot comparing the huge plate of food to what it looks like licked clean:

"I am not a chef. I am not even a trained or professional cook. My qualification is as an eater."

-Nigella Lawson


For that decadently cozy and feel-good dish:

"Good food and a warm kitchen are what makes a house a home."

-Rachael Ray


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For when you try something new in the kitchen, regardless of whether it worked out:

"Cooking is a subject you can never know enough about. There is always something new to discover."

-Bobby Flay


For when you've gone all-in with your latest culinary endeavor:

"Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all."

-Julia Child


For when a dish isn't pretty, but it's beautiful to you:

"Anything made with love—bam!—it's a beautiful meal."

-Emeril Lagasse


For when you've wowed yourself with your cooking prowess:

"Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors. It's how you combine them that sets you apart."

-Wolfgang Puck


For when you share something you've cooked with someone special:

"Food brings people together on many different levels. It's nourishment of the soul and body; it's truly love."

-Giada De Laurentiis


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For that simple meal that totally hits the spot:

"Real food doesn't have ingredients. Real food is ingredients."

-Jamie Oliver


For when the process of cooking a meal has healed your soul:

"Cooking and baking are both physical and mental therapy."

-Mary Berry


For when you go off-recipe and wind up with something truly unique:

"Cooking is an observation-based process that you can't do if you're so completely focused on a recipe."

-Alton Brown


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For that shot of your S.O. happily chowing down on something you made with your own hands:

"The best thing you can do for someone is make them a beautiful plate of food."

-Padma Lakshmi


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