Best quotes by Anna Olson

Anna Olson

Anna Olson

Professionally trained pastry chef

Anna Olson (born May 4, 1968 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a professionally trained pastry chef. She resides in Welland in the Niagara region of Ontario, Canada. She was previously the host of Food Network Canada's Fresh with Anna Olson, Sugar and Kitchen Equipped and Bake with Anna Olson. She currently hosts the Twitter exclusive video short series Sweet Something which can be seen on Food Network Canada Twitter. She also hosts short videos on her YouTube channel Oh Yum with Anna Olson.

All quotes by Anna Olson:

Baking may be regarded as a science, but it's the chemistry between the ingredients and the cook that gives desserts life. Baking is done out of love, to share with family and friends, to see them smile.

As long as you're willing to be called a fool, you can create anything, do anything, be anything.

Success is seldom permanent, and failure is seldom fatal. The important thing is to keep trying.

If you're nervous about doing something, plan to do it badly, giving yourself credit for just doing it. That takes a weight off your shoulders because anyone can do something badly.

Letting go of the need for perfection releases a burst of energy - and guess what - you may accidentally do a good job.

Like the turtle, you need to stick your neck out to make progress.

Like the pioneers of old, a creative person breaks new ground daily.

Your job is to create. Their job is to try to stop you. Don't do both jobs.

I have a rule: before I can throw anything out, I have to write down five possible uses for it. This stretches my mind and keeps it nimble - just like stretching exercises do for my body.