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Food and cooking

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boil
(verb)
adjective = boiled / boiling
whisk
(noun/verb)
steam
(verb/noun)
adjective = steamed e.g. vegetables,rice
roast
(verb/adjective)
cook slowly in the oven for a long time
spitroast
(verb/adjective)
deep-fried
(adjective)
grate
(verb)
adjective = grated
grill
(verb/noun)
adjective = grilled
barbecue
(noun/verb)
sauté
(verb)
adjective = sautéd
fry quickly in very hot oil
chop
(verb)
slice
(noun, verb)
mix
(noun, verb)
hard-boiled egg
opposite = soft-boiled egg
scrambled eggs
stale
no longer fresh and therefore unpleasant to eat (adjective)
overcook
to cook food for too long (verb)
adjective = ___ed
undercook
to not cook something for long enough, with the result that it is not ready to eat (verb)
adjective = ___ed
sour
having a taste like that of a lemon or of fruit that is not ready to eat (adjective)
plain
not decorated or complicated; simple (adjective)
oily
containing or covered with oil (adjective)
spicy
having a strong taste because spices have been used to flavour it (adjective)
SYNONYM = hot
salty
containing or tasting of salt (adjective)
tasteless
having little or no flavour (adjective)
For example: _____ soup
fresh
recently produced or picked and not frozen, dried or preserved in tins or cans (adjective)
For example: Is this milk _____?
raw
not cooked (adjective)
For example: ____ meat
out-of-date
food which has passed its best before date and which you should no longer eat (adjective)
burnt
damaged by burning (adjective)
For example: _____ toast
fry
(verb)
adjective = _ _ ied
mixing bowl
(noun)
spatula
(noun)
fish slice
(noun)
kettle
(noun)
teapot
(noun)
saucepan
(noun)
frying pan
(noun)
teaspoon
(noun)
knife
(noun)
fork
(noun)
oven
(noun)
cooker
(noun)
hob
(noun)
gas ring
(noun)
hot plate
(noun)
casserole dish
(noun)
chopsticks
(noun)
ladle
(noun)
jug
(noun)
sink
(noun)
tongs
(noun)
chopping board
(noun)
shaker
(noun)
mixer
(noun)
bitter
having a strong, unpleasant taste; not sweet (adjective)
For example: Black coffee leaves a _____ taste in the mouth.
chewy
needing to be chewed a lot before it can be swallowed (adjective)
For example: I love ______ sweets.
crunchy
firm and crisp and making a sharp sound when you bite or crush it (adjective)
For example: a _____ salad
fatty
containing a lot of fat; consisting of fat (adjective)
For example: _____ foods
greasy
cooked with too much oil (adjective)
For example: _____ chips
mild
not strong, spicy or bitter (adjective)
For example: a ____ curry
rich
containing a lot of fat, butter, eggs, etc. and making you feel full quickly (adjective)
For example: a _____ creamy sauce
stodgy
heavy and making you feel very full (adjective)
For example: ____ puddings
tender
easy to bite through and cut (adjective, normally with meat)
For example: This meat is extremely _____.
stew
a dish of meat and vegetables cooked slowly in liquid in a container that has a lid (noun, verb)
For example: beef ______
convenience food
food that you buy frozen or in a box or can, that you can prepare and cook very quickly and easily (noun)