Definition of cookery
1 : the art or practice of cooking
2 : an establishment for cooking
Examples of cookery in a Sentence
the basics of fish cookery
tacos represented my introduction to Mexican cookery
Recent Examples of cookery from the Web
In its place, the fair has added Into the Sunset, a new bar, and a second location of Chicken Charlie’s, the Clairemont Mesa cookery known for its deep-fried delights.
To combine the best in Nordic cookery and culinary traditions with impulses from abroad.
Straight out of the can, Spam has the mouthfeel of a pinkish pâté and the look of congealed goo, putting it in stark contrast with artisanal cookery.
A sauté of truffles is a plate which is concocted and served by the mistress of the house herself; in short, the truffle is the diamond of the art of cookery.
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First Known Use of cookery
COOKERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cookery for English Language Learners
: the art or activity of cooking food
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