Translation of "cooking" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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cookingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkʊk.ɪŋ/ us /ˈkʊk.ɪŋ/

A2 the activity of preparing or cooking food

My mother always hated cooking. 我妈妈总是很讨厌做饭。
Who does the cooking in your house? 你们家谁做饭?
I love my dad's cooking (= the food that he cooks). 我喜欢我爸爸做的饭。

More examples

  • I'm trying to be more adventurous with my cooking.
  • The constraints of politeness wouldn't allow her to say what she really thought about his cooking.
  • I love Creole cooking, so hot and spicy.
  • He praises my cooking but it's just a cynical ploy to get me to make his meals.
  • Home cooking seems to be on the/in decline .

cookingadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈkʊk.ɪŋ/ us /ˈkʊk.ɪŋ/

good for cooking with

cooking apples 烹饪用的苹果
cooking oil 烹饪用油

(Translation of “cooking” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)