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recipe

noun [C]  /ˈres·ə·pi/ us  
a set of instructions telling you how to prepare and cook a particular food, including a list of what foods are needed for this: When I make pies, I don’t need to follow a recipe.
Translations of “recipe”
in Korean 레시피, 조리법…
in Arabic وَصْفة…
in French (de) recette…
in Turkish yemek tarifi…
in Italian ricetta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食譜, 烹飪法…
in Russian рецепт (кулинарный)…
in Polish przepis…
in Spanish receta…
in Portuguese receita…
in German das Rezept, Rezept……
in Catalan recepta…
in Japanese レシピ, (料理の)作り方…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食谱, 烹饪法…
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