English Verbs about Cooking

Here you will learn 10 English verbs about cooking.

I know everybody loves cooking or at least everybody says they love cooking. I can guarantee that these verbs will help you feel more confident when speaking about cooking in English. And if you want to master your cooking vocabulary, learn 14 English collocations with cooking.

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10 English Verbs about Cooking

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English Verbs about Cooking

1️⃣ ROAST

Meaning: to cook food for a long time in an oven or over a fire

Example:

Sam decided to roast the beef in the oven for two hours.

2️⃣ BAKE

Meaning: to dry by heat in an oven or on a metal surface

Example:

I wanted to bake a cake in the morning but I didn’t have time.

3️⃣ BOIL

Meaning: to cook in a pan in water that is boiling (100 C)

Example:

Boil the rice in salted water for ten minutes.

4️⃣ CHOP

Meaning: to cut into pieces with short, strong cutting motions with an axe, knife, or other sharp instrument

Example:

Please chop the onions into small pieces.

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5️⃣ FRY

Meaning: to cook food in hot oil usually in a shallow frying pan

Example:

These vegetables taste great if you fry them in hot oil.

6️⃣ GRATE

Meaning: to cut the food into small shreds by rubbing it on a rough surface

Example:

Grate some cheese and sprinkle it over your pasta.

7️⃣ MIX

Meaning: to combine or blend together two or more substances

Example:

Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix them together well.

8️⃣ PEEL

Meaning: to remove the skin of vegetables and fruit

Example:

Peel the potatoes, and then cut them into cubes.

English Verbs about Cooking

9️⃣ SPRINKLE

Meaning: to scatter in drops or particles of a substance

Example:

Put two scoops of ice cream and sprinkle nuts on top if you want to.

1️⃣0️⃣ STEAM

Meaning: to cook food with steam produced by boiling water

Example:

You need to steam carrots for a few extra minutes to make sure they are soft enough.

1️⃣1️⃣ MELT

Meaning: to soften solid foods gradually and turn them into a liquid with temperature

Example:

I never melt butter when I make my signature cookies.

1️⃣2️⃣ SQUEEZE

Meaning: to press firmly, usually using your hands

Example:

Squeeze a lemon and add the juice to the tea.

Well, that’s our cooking class through a lesson on English verbs about cooking.

I hope you’ve enjoyed it. Please don’t hesitate to contact me, I’m happy to hear from you and always happy to take your suggestions whatever they might be.

More information

For more information on English grammar rules, English collocations and English idioms, check out the links below:

14 Collocations with COOKING

Phrasal verbs with DOWN

English quiz on comparatives

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