Learn English and COOK


  Cooking and TV Chefs - BBC



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Jamie Oliver

Nigella Lawson
Learn Cooking Verbs in English - ESL Buzz
Some different ways to cook 
  Peel
   Remove the outer covering from a fruit, vegetable.
  Slice
   Cut a thicker piece of food into slices.
  Grate  
   Rub food against a grater so it is cut it into a lot of small pieces.
  Pour
   Pour the milk, water ext. into the bowl
  Mix
   Combine food / liquid together so it becomes one.
  Whisk
   A utensil needed for whipping eggs or cream. very quickly
  Boil
   Heat a liquid until it boils.
  Fry
   Cook food in a very hot oil.
  Roll
   Rolling pin used for making pastry flat and making cake shapes.   
  Stir
   Move a spoon around in a pan in a circle.
  Simmer       
   Liquid or food just below boiling point and bubbling gently.        
  Poach
   Cook an egg in or over boiling water. Fish can also be poached.
  Bake
   Cook food without a flame, in an oven.
  Roast
   Cook meat a long time an oven or over a fire
  Grill / BBQ
   Cook food over or under heat on a metal bar or flame - usually outside
  Melt
   To heat until the solid becomes liquid
  Stir 
   Move a spoon around in a liquid  in order to mix it.
  Spread
   Food that can  be spread with a knife onto bread.
  Taste
   to eat or drink a little of what you cook