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Cooking Verbs – Visual Expression


Roll out, knead, bake, layer, whip and etc… Follow the list for other verbs and expressions;




Cooking Verb Definition Example
roll out to move along a surface by revolving or turning over and over as a ball or a wheel  Roll out the dough according to the dimensions of the baking tray
knead to work (dough, clay, etc.) into a uniform mixture by pressing, folding, and stretching I want to knead the dough by myself because it is very funny
layer   to separate into or form layers There are two pieces of cake which should be layered
add  to include Don't forget to add salt to the soup
spread  to distribute over a greater or a relatively great area of space or time  Can you spread the butter on my bread?
measure  to estimate the relative amount, value, etc. How much water did you add to the meal? I didn't measure it
break to separate into pieces as a result of  a violence or an impact Firstly break the eggs
bake  to cook by dry heat in an oven or on heated metal or stones  My mother taught me how to bake bread
chop  to cut in pieces; mince  What's the best way to chop an onion without crying?
dice  to cut into small cubes Let's dice the potatoes
slice  to cut into slices; divide into parts Could you slice the cake, please
whip  to move quickly  If you continue to whip the whisk like that, probably the cake dough will leap around
peel  to strip (something) of its skin, rind, bark, etc. My mother would rather peel potatoes with an ordinary knife than  with a potato peeler
pour  to send (a liquid, fluid, or anything in loose particles) flowing orfalling, as from one container to another, or into, over, or onsomething  Don't pour hot water into the glass suddenly or quickly because the glass can crack
carve  to cut into slices or pieces, as a roast of meat We always serve meats by carving to our customers? 
taste  to try or test the flavor or quality of (something) by taking some into the mouth The host taste the meal before the quests come to there
boil  to reach or be brought to the boiling point When the water boils, add macaroni
 grate  to reduce to small particles by rubbing against a rough surface or asurface with many sharp-edged openings For this recipes, firstly you should grate the apples
cook  to prepare (food) by the use of heat, as by boiling, baking, or roasting  A cook is a person who cooks
squeeze  to apply pressure to in order to extract juice, sap, or the like My little daughter tried to squeeze the orange
stir to mix food or liquid by moving a spoon round and round in it Add the dry ingredients and stir until the mixture becomes a dough
fry to cook something in hot oil or fat or to be cooked in hot oil or fat you must fry the potatoes in a little oil for your health
sprinkle to gently drop small pieces of something over a surface  Before you roll out dough,  you sprinkle flour on the rolling pin so the dough will not stick to it
grill to cook food over a fire  Where did you grill these fish




2 thoughts on “Cooking Verbs – Visual Expression

  • April 5, 2017 at 2:17 am
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    It is so amazing and helpful to many people at different levels. Thanks guys

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