Definitions of cooking

n the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

cooking can be a great art”
cookery, preparation
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cooking by dry heat in an oven
browning, toasting
cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill
broil, broiling, grilling
cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
frying, sauteing
cooking in fat or oil in a pan or griddle
fusion cooking
cooking that combines ingredients and techniques and seasonings from different cuisines
cooking slowly in fat in a closed pot with little moisture
cooking in simmering liquid
cooking (meat) by dry heat in an oven (usually with fat added)
boiling, simmering, stewing
cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
the act of making coffee in a percolator
cuisine, culinary art
the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared
baking shelled eggs
roasting a large piece of meat on a revolving spit out of doors over an open fire
dim sum
traditional Chinese cuisine; a variety of foods (including several kinds of steamed or fried dumplings) are served successively in small portions
haute cuisine
(French) an elaborate and skillful manner of preparing food
nouvelle cuisine
a school of French cooking that uses light sauces and tries to bring out the natural flavors of foods instead of making heavy use of butter and cream
warmed leftovers
a particular style of cookery (as of a region)
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change of state
the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics

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