cook·​ery | \ ˈku̇-k(ə-)rē How to pronounce cookery (audio) \
plural cookeries

Definition of cookery

1 : the art or practice of cooking
2 : an establishment for cooking

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Synonyms for cookery


cooking, cuisine

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Examples of cookery in a Sentence

the basics of fish cookery tacos represented my introduction to Mexican cookery

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Sausage cookery Ingredients: 2 Belcampo bratwurst 2 Belcampo andouille 2 Belcampo tuscan sausage 2 tbsp sunflower oil Methods: Heat a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. CBS News, "The Dish: Chef Anya Fernald shares her signature recipes," 24 Aug. 2019 And, if said culinary equipment could use a colorful new addition, today is your lucky day because famed cookery brand Williams Sonoma is holding a very special sale, including deep discounts on that most coveted of brands: Le Creuset. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "Your Wish-Listed Le Creuset Cookware Is On Sale Right Now," 23 Aug. 2019 Maude, opened in February of 2014, presents intricate tasting menus inspired by the world’s great wine regions; Gwen, opened in July of 2016, is equal parts butcher shop and restaurant, each driven by the joys of seasonal cookery. Wine Australia, Bon Appétit, "How Curtis Stone's Restaurants Reflect His Australian Roots," 23 July 2019 Traditionally, the five flavors in Chinese cookery are salty, sour, sweet, spicy and bitter. Howie Southworth, Washington Post, "This Chinese street-food sauce will give your next cookout a real bang bang," 23 July 2019 The reverent gentlemen of the cloister, gourmets to a fault, extolled his creations as good deeds shining in the usually rancid world of pastry cookery. Bruce Dale, National Geographic, "Adored, neglected, and restored: A 1968 Nat Geo feature explored Notre Dame," 17 Apr. 2019 The casual eatery in Oak Lawn will center on seasonal American fusion fare, which means dishes with ingredients and technique from Europe, Asia, and the U.S. Think: seasonal product, veggie-forward cookery, and an onsite garden. Kat Odell, Vogue, "2019’s Most Anticipated American Restaurant Openings," 3 Jan. 2019 Even chefs well versed in rice cookery are surprised by the quality of some of the products currently coming out of the South. Osayi Endolyn, WSJ, "Why Chefs Are Elevating Rice to Star Ingredient Status," 13 July 2018 Young chefs are stagingabroad and returning home to open inspired establishments that celebrate the heart of Czech cookery, elevating the cuisine to Michelin recognition. Kat Odell, Vogue, "Where to Find the Fruits of Prague’s Food Revolution," 7 July 2018

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First Known Use of cookery

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of cookery

: the art or activity of cooking food

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