Verbs used in cooking

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The following alphabetical list of verbs used in cooking may be used as warmers, for mindmaps, vocabulary ELT games and conversation questions.

A-C[edit | edit source]

  • Add - adjust - arrange - bake - baste - batter - beat - blend - boil - braise - break - bread - broil - brown - brush - build - burn - bury - carve - check - chill - chop - clarify - close - cook - cool - correct - cover - crack - crumple - curdle - cut

D-K[edit | edit source]

  • Debone - dice - discard - drain - dress - fillet - flour - fold - freeze - fry (deep-fry, flash-fry, shallow-fry) - garnish - glaze - grate - grind - grill - gut - heat - knead

L-R[edit | edit source]

  • Lower - macerate - marinate - mash - melt - mince - mix - open - parboil - peel - pickle - place - poach - pour - prepare - pull (e.g. pulled pork) - put - reduce - refrigerate - remove - rinse - roast - roll out - roll up - rub

S[edit | edit source]

  • Salt - sauté - scoop - scorch - scramble - season - serve - set - simmer - skim - slice - slow cook - soak - sour - spice - spoon - spread - sprinkle - squeeze - steam - steep - stir - strain - sugar - sweeten

T-W[edit | edit source]

  • taste - thaw - thicken - toast - try - warm - wash - water down - whip - whisk - wipe

See also[edit | edit source]