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Definition of Cookery


  1. The art or process of preparing food for the table, by dressing, compounding, and the application of heat.
  2. A delicacy; a dainty.

Cookery Quotations

Writing and cookery are just two different means of communication.
Maya Angelou

In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
Benjamin Franklin

Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
Ambrose Bierce

Kissing don't last: cookery do!
George Meredith

I was always drawn to the blues. Alberta Hunter at the Cookery was a life-changing experience. I only wanted to get enriched as a performer as I got older, to have an audience which got older, too, and would come to see me when I'm 80.
Bonnie Raitt
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Cookery Translations

cookery in German is Kochkunst
cookery in Swedish is kokkonst

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