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English for kids

Cooking verbs

Cooking is a great activity to enjoy as a family, and it helps kids learn new words as they practice cooking verbs and kitchen vocabulary. Here you'll find fun games and activities to teach children about this fun topic.

Cooking with kids has many benefits, it brings families together and builds self-esteem in kids, and let’s not forget the fact that cooking makes children more willing to try new healthy food. Learning the cooking verbs is an introduction to fun family times spent with the little ones!

Children tend to appreciate when they are being taught through different teaching techniques, they like learning by touching, feeling, smelling, listening, and also tasting since they’re naturally curiousThis curiosity is what makes cooking a great way to help young children learn because they can experience first-hand many things by being actively involved in an activity such as preparing their favorite food.

In order to make the cooking experience better for the little ones,  it’s advisable for them to learn at least some of the cooking verbs and vocabulary, this way they can follow directions on the kitchen as they learn the new words. With the help of parents and family, teaching young kids cooking vocabulary can be a very exciting activity.

Here you’ll find cooking words and food vocabulary to improve their knowledge, making cooking a fun learning experience that could be enjoyed by the whole family.

 

 

Cooking Words

Kitchen vocabulary is very varied, from the cooking utensils to the different measuring devices. Let’s check out some words related to cooking.

 

 

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spoon

 

 

Fork - Kitchen Vocabulary

fork

 

Knife - Kitchen Vocabulary

knife

 

Cup - Kitchen Vocabulary

cup

 

Pan - Kitchen vocabulary

pan

 

Plate - Kitchen Vocabulary

plate

 

Stove - Kitchen Vocabulary

stove

 

 

Fridge - Kitchen Vocabulary

fridge

 

 

Grill - Kitchen Vocabulary

grill

 

Pot - Cooking verbs

pot

 

spatula

 

 

whisk

 

tongs

 

masher

 

ice-cream scoop

 

 

biscuit cutter

 

 

bottle opener

 

 

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cutting board

 

 

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egg timer

 

 

flour sifter

 

 

funnel

garlic press

 

 

grater

 

 

measuring cup

 

 

meat grinder

 

 

mortar and pestle

 

pepper mill

 

 

pizza cutter

 

 

weighing scale

strainer

 

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tin opener

 

zester

 

slices

 

tablespoon

 

teaspoon

batter

 

lukewarm

 

 

Cooking verbs

Their different verbs use while cooking, some talk about the way food is cooked, and others about the preparation before cooking. Let’s see the most common ways of cooking food. 🍳

Cook / Grill / Broil / Barbecue

Gratin / Stir-Fry / Bake / Roast / Stew

Caramelize / Steam / Saute / Toast / Poach

Microwave / Simmer / Scramble / Glaze 

 

Now, let’s learn about some cooking verbs used when preparing food. 🔪

Add/ Slice / Drain/ Dice

Pour/ Mix / Beat/ Break/ Grease

Carve/ Combine/ Knead/ Chop

Measure/ Stir/ Mince/ Peel / Dissolve

Crush / Pour / Whisk / Weight

 

 

Cooking Vocabulary Song for Kids 🎤🎶

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