Meaning of COOKING in English

COOKING

/ ˈkʊkɪŋ; NAmE / noun , adjective

■ noun [ U ]

1.

the process of preparing food :

My husband does all the cooking.

a book on Indian cooking

2.

food that has been prepared in a particular way :

The restaurant offers traditional home cooking (= food similar to that cooked at home) .

They serve good French cooking.

■ adjective

suitable for cooking rather than eating raw or drinking :

cooking sherry

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.