Meaning of COOKING in English

COOKING

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a cooking apple

catering/restaurant/cooking facilities

The rooms all have cooking facilities and a fridge.

cooking apple

cooking chocolate (= chocolate to use in cooking )

Melt the cooking chocolate and spread it over the tray.

cooking instructions

The cooking instructions can be found on the side of the packet.

cooking oil

cooking tips

Most recipes come with added cooking tips.

do the shopping/cleaning/ironing/cooking etc

Who does the cooking in your family?

home cooking

good old-fashioned home cooking

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

basic

In hospital environments basic services such as cooking and laundry were organized centrally and cleaning was undertaken by domestics.

People will find it progressively difficult to meet their basic need for cooking energy.

The rooms are clean and comfortable and all have basic cooking facilities.

Of the six basic housework tasks cooking is, according to these women, potentially the most enjoyable activity.

good

Having said that, it's a convenient - though quite pricey - way to buy a good quality cooking outfit.

Instead, it gives a few lines of new advice on better cooking methods.

So, to bring out the best in your cooking make sure you use the purest soy sauce, Kikkoman Soy Sauce.

A continental breakfast, with cheeses and meats, is served and dinner is four courses and consists of good home cooking .

Left-over Stilton is very good for cooking and is an affordable substitute for Roquefort.

And the other girls didn't seem to be any good at cooking .

It is safer to cook the stuffing separately from the turkey to give the turkey a better chance of cooking right through.

It is often referred to as baker's cheese and is, as implied, very good for cooking .

traditional

Recession has put traditional country cooking firmly back on the menu.

But there are now several recognised cooking methods that not only maintain the standards of traditional cooking, but improve on them.

All these functions can be combined to give you the advantages of traditional cooking in less than half the normal cooking time.

Persevere Enjoy traditional home cooking in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

■ NOUN

home

Fine home cooking and all the other special comforts you would expect in this beautifully restored home.

Excellent home cooking with choice of menu.

Breakfast is continental style and dinners are tasty home cooking with a choice of menu.

Good home cooking is served and fresh local and garden produce are used.

This hotel has an excellent reputation for its home cooking .

A continental breakfast, with cheeses and meats, is served and dinner is four courses and consists of good home cooking .

It's big healthy hunks of wholesome home cooking served to a joyous family gathering.

Persevere Enjoy traditional home cooking in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

time

A shelf allows more food to be cooked at the same time , though the cooking times will be longer.

Increase the cooking time if you like your lamb well done.

Calculate the cooking time by using the bird's stuffed weight.

Power is instantaneous, which means that no preheating time is required, so overall cooking times are reduced.

The meat is then replaced into the oven and set on combi-steaming for the rest of the cooking time .

All these functions can be combined to give you the advantages of traditional cooking in less than half the normal cooking time .

The combination of these methods provides optimum cooking quality and shorter cooking times of up to five times less than conventional methods.

Be guided by the cooking time on the packet and always taste the pasta yourself to check that it is not overcooked.

times

A shelf allows more food to be cooked at the same time, though the cooking times will be longer.

Power is instantaneous, which means that no preheating time is required, so overall cooking times are reduced.

The combination of these methods provides optimum cooking quality and shorter cooking times of up to five times less than conventional methods.

Simply look up the cake tin size in the charts on pages 8-12 for all the ingredients, quantities and cooking times .

■ VERB

enjoy

Instead, he became a professor of immunology but says that he still enjoys cooking .

She enjoyed cooking , and sewing, and listening to other people's adventures.

I enjoy keep-fit, cooking , crosswords, kids and anything exciting.

Both enjoy cooking , appreciate good food and love entertaining.

She enjoys the cooking and it shows in her wholesome and hearty meals.

Persevere Enjoy traditional home cooking in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

She enjoys reading, cooking , arts and crafts, quizzes and good conversation.

like

A lorry driver's wife: I do like cooking if I've got time to do it properly.

He says he likes the cooking , woodwork and the teachers.

need

The recipe here is for a simple marzipan that needs no cooking .

The recipe given here is a quick-to-make fondant that does not need cooking .

Couscous is an excellent base for hot and cold salads and it doesn't need cooking - simply soak it.

It says they don't need any cooking but I rather wonder.

There are many recipes but here's a specially easy one which needs no cooking .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be cooking

Hey, guys! What's cooking ?

The band is really cooking tonight.

Once in a while, think about why you are cooking , serving and eating together as a family.

Soon I saw a small hut where an old man was cooking his breakfast over a fire.

We were cooking for ourselves so we settled in for the evening and made ourselves comfortable.

While boar is cooking , saute mushrooms in remaining 1 tablespoon of butter until lightly golden brown; set aside.

While parsnips are cooking , in a small skillet, saute onion and saffron in butter until soft but not browned.

While sauce is cooking , in another large saute pan, saute apple wedges in butter until lightly browned.

While the buns were cooking members were divided into teams.

While the rice is cooking , add the saffron to the stock and allow to stand. 4.

be cooking (with gas)

Laundry flew from the flagpoles; windows were broken or boarded-up; there were cooking fires in the roads.

Once in a while, think about why you are cooking , serving and eating together as a family.

Soon I saw a small hut where an old man was cooking his breakfast over a fire.

The air was rippling with heat above the goats, as if they were cooking .

The East Village was cooking then.

While parsnips are cooking , in a small skillet, saute onion and saffron in butter until soft but not browned.

While the Quorn mixture is cooking , cook the rice according to the instructions.

While the rice is cooking , add the saffron to the stock and allow to stand. 4.

ethnic cooking/fashion/design etc

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Do you do a lot of cooking ?

Gail's cooking is always good.

His hobbies include cooking and wine-making.

I can recommend that new Greek restaurant. Their cooking is excellent.

Karen loves Italian cooking .

Maybe you should take a Chinese cooking class.

Southern cooking

Stop criticizing my cooking !

There's nothing like home cooking .

Who does the cooking in your house?

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

All meals are provided and the centre specialises in vegetarian cooking .

Because they can see nothing in front of them but cooking and scrubbing and mending ... and endless babies.

Even though cooking may destroy the bacterial cells, it is unlikely to inactivate the toxin.

He would give £5 to my mum for all the cooking and £5 to my father and £5 to my uncle.

Jean-Claude Kausmann doesn't get involved in laundering in his own home - but he does do all the shopping and cooking .

Their job is at home, in bed and then doing the cooking .

II. adjective

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be cooking

Hey, guys! What's cooking ?

The band is really cooking tonight.

Once in a while, think about why you are cooking , serving and eating together as a family.

Soon I saw a small hut where an old man was cooking his breakfast over a fire.

We were cooking for ourselves so we settled in for the evening and made ourselves comfortable.

While boar is cooking , saute mushrooms in remaining 1 tablespoon of butter until lightly golden brown; set aside.

While parsnips are cooking , in a small skillet, saute onion and saffron in butter until soft but not browned.

While sauce is cooking , in another large saute pan, saute apple wedges in butter until lightly browned.

While the buns were cooking members were divided into teams.

While the rice is cooking , add the saffron to the stock and allow to stand. 4.

be cooking (with gas)

Laundry flew from the flagpoles; windows were broken or boarded-up; there were cooking fires in the roads.

Once in a while, think about why you are cooking , serving and eating together as a family.

Soon I saw a small hut where an old man was cooking his breakfast over a fire.

The air was rippling with heat above the goats, as if they were cooking .

The East Village was cooking then.

While parsnips are cooking , in a small skillet, saute onion and saffron in butter until soft but not browned.

While the Quorn mixture is cooking , cook the rice according to the instructions.

While the rice is cooking , add the saffron to the stock and allow to stand. 4.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Add the tomatoes and some of the cooking water.

That's cooking chocolate -- you shouldn't really eat it on its own.

We keep all the cooking utensils on the bottom shelf.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.