Jeff Smith Quotes

I prefer the Chinese method of eating…You can do anything at the table except arm wrestle. Jeff Smith

Please understand the reason why Chinese vegetables taste so good. It is simple. The Chinese do not cook them, they just threaten them! Jeff Smith

I don’t go for the nouvelle approach – serving a rabbit rump with coffee extract sauce and a slice of kiwi fruit. Jeff Smith

Do not overcook this dish. Most seafoods…should be simply threatened with heat and then celebrated with joy. Jeff Smith

Scallops are expensive, so they should be treated with some class. But then, I suppose that every creature that gives his life for our table should be treated with class. Jeff Smith

Omit and substitute! That’s how recipes should be written. Please don’t ever get so hung up on published recipes that you forget that you can omit and substitute. Jeff Smith

How can people say they don’t eat eggplant when God loves the color and the French love the name? I don’t understand. Jeff Smith

The squid is so cooperative. Its body forms a tube that can be stuffed with marvelous fillings. You don’t have to be Greek to enjoy this one. Jeff Smith