pour /pɔːr/ (verb) to make a liquid or other substance flow from a container in a continuous stream, especially by holding the container at an angle Example: Pour the sauce over the cake.
add /æd/ (verb) to put something together with something else so as to increase the size, number, amount, etc. Example: Finally, the chef added some salt into the pot.
cooking /ˈkʊkɪŋ/ (noun) the process of preparing food by heating it Example: My husband does all the cooking.
chop /tʃɑːp/ (verb) to cut something into pieces with a sharp tool such as a knife Example: Chop the carrots up into small pieces.
slice /slaɪs/ (noun) a thin flat piece of bread, meat, cheese, etc. that has been cut off a larger piece; a piece of cake that has been cut from a larger cake Example: Would you like another slice of beef?
crush /krʌʃ/ (verb) to press something so hard that it is damaged or injured, or loses its shape Example: My dress got crushed in my suitcase.
spread /spred/ (verb) to affect or make something affect, be known by, or be used by more and more people Example: The epidemic spread out.
apron /ˈeɪprən/ (noun) a piece of clothing worn over the front of the body, from the chest or the waist down, and tied around the waist . Aprons are worn over other clothes to keep them clean, for example when cooking. Example:
peeler /ˈpiːlər/ (noun) a special type of knife for taking the skin off fruit and vegetables Example:
oven glove /ˈʌvn ɡlʌv/ (noun) a glove made of thick material, used for holding hot dishes from an oven Example:
can opener /ˈkæn əʊpənər/ (noun) a kitchen utensil (= a tool) for opening cans of food Example:
serving spoon /ˈsəːvɪŋ spuːn/ is a utensil consisting of a small shallow bowl, oval or round, at the end of a handle. Example:
grater /ˈɡreɪtər/ (noun) a kitchen utensil (= a tool) with a rough surface, used for grating food into very small pieces Example:
pot holder /pɒt ˈhəʊldə/ is a piece of textile (often quilted) or silicone used to cover the hand when holding hot kitchen cooking equipment, like pots and pans. Example:
strainer /ˈstreɪnər/ (noun) a kitchen utensil (= a tool) with a lot of small holes in it, used for separating solids from liquids Example:
whisk /wɪsk/ (verb) to mix liquids, eggs, etc. into a stiff, light mass, using a fork or special tool Example:
ice cube tray /ʌɪs kjuːb treɪ/ is a small piece of ice, which is typically rectangular as viewed from above and trapezoidal as viewed from the side. Example:
stir /stɜːr/ (verb) to move a liquid or substance around, using a spoon or something similar, in order to mix it completely Example:
blend /blend/ (verb) to mix two or more substances together Example:
bake /beɪk/ (verb) to cook food in an oven without extra fat or liquid; to be cooked in this way Example:
grill /ɡrɪl/ (noun) the part of a cooker that directs heat downwards to cook food that is placed under it Example:
stew /stuː/ (noun) a dish of meat and/or vegetables cooked slowly in liquid in a container that has a lid (= cover) Example:
roast /rəʊst/ (verb) to cook food, especially meat, without liquid in an oven or over a fire; to be cooked in this way Example:
simmer /ˈsɪmər/ (verb) to cook something by keeping it almost at boiling point; to be cooked in this way Example:
soak /səʊk/ (verb) to put something in liquid for a time so that it becomes completely wet; to become completely wet in this way Example: Soak the beans overnight before cooking.
drain /dreɪn/ (verb) to make something empty or dry by removing the liquid from it; to become empty or dry in this way Example:
marinate /ˈmærɪneɪt/ (verb) if you marinate food or it marinates , you leave it in a marinade before cooking it Example:
peel /piːl/ (verb) to take the outer layer off fruit, vegetables, etc. Example: