What actions do you when you are cooking? Here is a list of vocabulary for the various actions we take when we cook.
stir and mix are very similar. Usually we say stir when cooking and mix before cooking. you can use either one.
whisk is when you mix using a whisk
roast and bake are almost identical in meaning. There is almost no difference between the actions. Roast usually takes a long time. a few hours.
usually a recipe will ask you to bring to the boil and then simmer this means to boil and then reduce the heat
the difference between deep fry and fry is the amount of oil you use. deep frying uses more oil.
pour is often used with in or into e.g. pour the mix into the frying pan.
barbeque can also be an action e.g. lets barbeque the steaks
That said the action you are doing on the BBQ is the same action as grill e.g. let’s grill the steaks on the BBQ.
Once you are finished cooking you can serve the food.
This has been vocabulary for cooking, next week we will do a vocabulary building blog on ingredients.