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cookery

noun [U] uk   /ˈkʊk.ər.i/ us    /-ɚ-/ UK
the skill or activity of preparing and cooking food: cookery classes a new cookery book by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver
Translations of “cookery”
in Korean 요리법…
in Arabic طَبْخ…
in Portuguese arte culinária, cozinha…
in Catalan cuina…
in Japanese 料理(法)…
in Italian cucina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 烹飪術, 烹調…
in Russian кулинария…
in Turkish yemek sanatı, mutfak sanatı, aşçılık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烹饪术, 烹调…
in Polish kuchnia, sztuka kulinarna…
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