Cooking Diary

ADD: To put ingredients together; to put one ingredient with the others.

  • Add more salt to the dish if necessary. Ավելացնել

BAKE: To cook in an oven using heat and without extra fat, oil or liquid.

  • It smells good in the kitchen because I’m baking a cake. թխել

BARBECUE: To cook food (usually meat) by using fire or hot coals on a grill outside.

  • I’m going to barbecue some sausages for lunch. խորովել

BEAT: To stir (usually eggs, cream, butter) quickly and continually to make a smooth or frothy mixture.

  • Beat the cream until it starts to thicken. խփել

BLEND: To mix two or more substances so they combine together. Often done in an appliance called a blender which has quickly rotating blades.

  • You can blend fruit to make your own smoothie. խառնել

BOIL: To heat water or another liquid until little bubbles form.

  • Boil the potatoes until they are cooked. Եռացնել

BREAK: To separate into smaller parts by force.

  • Break the eggs into a glass bowl. կոտրել

BROIL: To cook meat or vegetables on a rack with an extremely high temperature. բրոշ

CARVE: To cut meat into slices. կտրել

  • Who is going to carve the Thanksgiving turkey?

CHOP: To cut into small pieces, generally used with vegetables. կտրատել

  • Chop the spring onions then add them to the dish.

COMBINE: To put two or more things together. միավորել

COOK: To prepare food by heating it so that it is not raw and can be eaten.

  • Cook the chicken until there are no pink parts. եփել

CRUSH: To cause to separate or flatten by extreme force, often used with garlic. փշրել

CUT: To separate or divide a solid by using a knife.

  • He cut the meat into little pieces. կտրել

DRAIN: to remove excess liquid from food after washing or cooking it.

  • Drain the water from the pot of spaghetti. քամել

FRY: To cook by putting the food into extremely hot oil.

  • fried some bacon and eggs for breakfast. տապակել

GRATE: To divide into small parts by rubbing on a serrated surface, usually used with cheese.

  • Grate a large carrot and add it to the salad. քերել

GREASE: To coat with oil or butter.

  • Make sure you grease the pan before putting the mix in otherwise the cake will stick to the sides. քսուք

GRILL: To cook by putting the food on a grill; similar to barbecue. Also refers to heating the food under a grill in a cooker which radiates heat downwards. խորովվել

KNEAD: To press and stretch dough with your hands. Usually used when making bread.

  • Knead the dough for the pizza base. հունցել

MEASURE: To obtain an exact quantity or amount of an ingredient.

  • Measure exactly half a teaspoon of curry. Չափել

MELT: to make something become liquid through heating.

  • Melt the butter before adding it to the mix. հալել

MICROWAVE: To heat up food with a microwave oven.

  • Remove the food from the metal container before you microwave it.

MINCE: to grind food, normally meat, into small pieces. A machine is often used to do this. մանր կտըրտել

MIX: To combine two or more things using a spoon, spatula, or electric mixer.

  • Mix the flour, melted butter and sugar together. խառնել

OPEN: To remove the top from a can or jar.

PEEL: To remove the skin or outer layer from fruit or vegetables.

  • Peel the potatoes before boiling them. կլպել

POUR: To transfer liquid from one container to another.

  • Pour the chocolate sauce over the pears. Լցնել

ROAST: To cook (usually meat and vegetables) in the oven or over a fire.

  • We are going to roast the chicken and vegetables. տապակել

SAUTÉ: To quickly fry food by placing it in hot oil in a frying pan.

SCRAMBLE: To mix the white and yellow parts of eggs together while cooking them in a pan.

  • Scramble the eggs in a frying pan.

SIFT: to put a fine substance through a sieve so as to remove lumps or large particles.

  • Sift the flour into a large bowl. Sift 

SLICE: To cut into thin or wide portions that are of similar size.

  • Slice the tomatoes and add them to the salad. բարակ կտրատել

SPRINKLE: to cover an object or surface with small drops or particles of a substance.

  • Sprinkle icing sugar over the cake. Շաղ տալ

SQUEEZE: to extract a liquid or soft substance from something by compressing it firmly.

  • Squeeze the juice from three lemons. ճզմել

STEAM: To cook by placing the food above boiling water. Steam is the vapor that comes from hot water. գոլորշի արձակել

STIR: To mix liquid ingredients by moving a spoon around in a circular motion.

  • Stir until the sugar has completely dissolved.Խառնել

STIR-FRY: To cook small pieces of food by moving it quickly in a wok or pan with hot oil.

  • I’m going to stir-fry these vegetables. խառնել-տապակել

TENDERIZE: to make meat softer and easier to eat by beating it or adding marinade before cooking it.

  • I think we should tenderize the steak before cooking it.

WASH: To immerse food in water to make sure it becomes clean.

  • Wash the strawberries before cutting them into pieces. լվանալ

WEIGH: To measure the weight (grams, ounces or pounds) of something.

  • Weigh the mix to make sure you have the right amount. կշռել

WHISH: to mix liquids, eggs, etc. into a stiff light mass, using a fork or a special tool (such as a whisk).

  • Whisk all of the eggs together with the milk. Հարել

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