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Noun: cookery  kû-ku-ree
  1. The act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    "people are needed who have experience in cookery";
    - cooking, preparation
  2. The skill, practice or tradition of preparing food
    "Indian cookery"; "he took cookery classes";
    - cooking

Derived forms: cookeries

Type of: change of state

Encyclopedia: Cookery