Meals and cooking

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Submitted by Andrea Valencia on Tue, 20/04/2021 - 21:27

I cook every day for my family, I like to cook meat, soup, salad, cake and other meals.

Submitted by Htet Wint Thu Aung on Sat, 10/10/2020 - 14:24

I don't like cooking just only like eating. But sometimes I cook for my family and cook together with friends.

Submitted by Rafaela1 on Tue, 25/08/2020 - 13:51

I like cooking but a hot summer day makes me feel unmotivated to use gas stove.,,, ;)

Submitted by fariba on Tue, 25/08/2020 - 10:02

I cook dish three times in week. I cook for myself.

Submitted by FRANCY JACQUEL… on Thu, 23/07/2020 - 19:11

I dont like cook, in home prepare the dinne my daugther

Submitted by Asni on Mon, 13/07/2020 - 22:51

I cook on weekdays for my family. To be honest, I don't really enjoy cooking but I feel pleased when I prepare a dish that people enjoy. Usually, I prepare rice with chicken and vegetables, pizza, meat with vegetables, pasta, salads, mince.

Submitted by bren on Sun, 12/07/2020 - 10:39

Everyday, I cook with my mother in the kitchen. I help my mother to serve a dish for my family. Our favorite dish is fried rice, it's very simple to be made and yummy!

Submitted by RixNguyen (not verified) on Tue, 09/06/2020 - 14:35

I just cook for my family when my mother is away on business. Sometimes when my friends come my home, I cook dishes that I most enjoy for them such as grilling beef and boiling chicken.

Submitted by thuy02102000 on Fri, 15/05/2020 - 09:53

I really like to cook but rarely. I love to cook and prepare the meal for my family. The food I like to make best is sushi because it is so easy to make just need some ingredients I like such as: seaweed leaves, cucumbers, carrots, fried eggs, sausage and sometimes fish, and avocado, Just need slice and cut in to small pieces. Put all things with rice on the seaweed sheets and roll, and then just cut into pieces and enjoy. Really good

Submitted by OlaIELTS on Mon, 11/05/2020 - 03:04

Most often. I cook more for friends. Some of the dishes I most enjoy preparing includes confectionery, continental, local, Chinese and so on.

Submitted by Alexis GG on Sat, 02/05/2020 - 10:20

I cook everyday, at least for dinner but sometimes also for breakfast and lunch as I work at home. Since some days I like to cook english breakfasts. So I like to fry eggs and mix them with some hot butter, I heat some toasts in a bread grill, I cook a small salad with tomatoes, laitue and garlic with olive's oil, and I fry some potatoes. I eat this at breakfast and drink milk coffee and orange juice. But in general I like to cook simple but good things. There are a lot of possibility. But I had to choose, I'll say that I like to fry slice oinions in some oil, then add ground beef or slices of larder, and then add rice and I cover the all with water. After 10 minutes, until all the water have make the rice cooked, I add some red beans already cooked. I add some salt and sometimes other spices. I eat this dish with mustard.

Submitted by marzieh on Tue, 21/04/2020 - 18:02

Hello, I usually eat omelette. since I live single, only for myself cook food.

Submitted by Rafaela1 on Sat, 14/03/2020 - 11:58

I'm a kind of a foodie. Consequently, I enjoy cooking whenever I have time!

Submitted by Dariusz on Sat, 14/03/2020 - 02:23

I rarely cook it's hard to say how often is but i can say that several times per month. I usually buy some food at restaurant and eat there or take away. When I cook I usually do this only for myself or for my mother. I don't have dishes what I like preparing.

Submitted by Faith Dorth on Mon, 24/02/2020 - 09:13

hello, I cook rarely. I cook for my family only.I prefer to make desserts. My family likes what I cook.

Submitted by ananas on Fri, 14/02/2020 - 14:53

I cook sometimes. I cook for family more than friends. I enjoy beef.

Submitted by Nourhene.boussema on Wed, 05/02/2020 - 21:18

I usually cook to my family, I boil water to make pasta, I steam some vegetables with rice, I make sandwich and i fry potatoes Every weekend I prepare roast chicken it is very delicious. I bake a cake for breakfast. In Tunisia the main meal of the day, usually eaten is called couscous, I enjoy preparing this dish.

Submitted by m.khodakhah on Tue, 08/10/2019 - 21:17

i put boiling water on the cooker and then make tea . in the factory usually we use tea bag . we ate grilling meat with butter today for lunch.

Submitted by Sajad on Fri, 16/08/2019 - 21:25

I know that will sound weird I know :D but sometimes I'm rumbling and no way to survive than pig out! that seldom occurs but well, sort of jubilant. When I need some energy I would preferably go for some potatoes and here we go, I should peel and boil them or maybe grill them, em I would prefer the second one. every meal it be my diary is comprised vegetables, thus I rinse them up. I avoid acidy food because with researches conducted It is believed that acidy foods (not all of them) can make you older faster than ever! That's why I would go for foods with a neutral Ph level. I use pure olive oil because that contains some essential nutrients to cover my body needs. , I'm not a true fan of meat or fish! I see people going for it, in fact they wolf down everything! You know, what's important here ,it is the way these bad habits spills them over into sth like zombies and they can't control their emotions and thoughts. One question here: How do you like to be in your life? 1. Chilled 2. Full of anxiety. If you want to find your way of life, just have a look to the other animals for example a cow,. A cow we know it as a chilled animal barely disgusting and meanwhile a lion, we count it as one of the wildest animals here. That's the way our diet affects our lives.

Submitted by Setareh on Wed, 07/08/2019 - 03:40

I cook food when my mother is not at home , I cook food for family more than my friends. I enjoy preparing grill dish;

Submitted by nurya on Wed, 10/07/2019 - 10:00

I love cooking. When weekend i spend most of my time in the kitchen.

Submitted by mtalebi on Sat, 06/07/2019 - 07:45

I do not cook because it takes a lot of time. My wife does it.

Submitted by Rafaela1 on Wed, 15/05/2019 - 14:25

One of the dishes I most enjoy preparing is.... Fancy paella!? ╰(*´︶`*)╯

Submitted by Stanley Alvarez on Wed, 27/02/2019 - 15:30

I cook every day. I prefer to cook for my friends, because I make dish very different, creative and newfangled with them. The thing I most enjoy is prepare dessert, because it's my favorite part of meal.

Submitted by shirin20 on Tue, 05/02/2019 - 14:08

I cook daily due to I like eating fresh. I rarely buy prepared food or junk food so I have to cook for my self. I would like to cook for my family but they live very far from me, however, if they were near, my mum does not let me cook and she prepares whatever I like. Therefore, my friends are lucky. normally I cook different lamb or chicken stews with rice, roasted fish and chicken, raw or steamed vegetable salad, some seafood pasta, etc.

Submitted by jmajo on Wed, 30/01/2019 - 15:10

I cook almost every day in my home, I cook more for my family than for my friends. I enjoy preparing pies, grilled meat, pizza, pasta and salads the most but I also prepare "milanesas"(is a typical plate here in Uruguay and is made of tiny slices of meat, breadcrums and beaten eggs) whit potatoes purée.

Submitted by Wega on Tue, 15/01/2019 - 11:12

I cook daily. I'm a vegetarian, so I make a lot of soups, vegetables like zucchini, aubergine, spinach .. with rice, sweet potatoes, pasta and so on. And I love spices, especially italien and arabic.

Submitted by sunsetlover on Fri, 11/01/2019 - 02:00

LearnEnglish team, these vocabulary exercises are great! But, in this exercise, photos #6, 9 and 12 are not clear as to whether we're talking about "burn", "grill" and "bake".

Hi sunsetlover

Glad to hear you find the exercises useful! You're right, sometimes there's more than one word that could be associated with a picture. In cases such as these, I'd suggest pressing the small audio button, which will play a recording of the word that matches the picture in the exercise. This is perhaps not an ideal solution, but does that help?

All the best


The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by ali aiad ali shanan on Sat, 05/01/2019 - 14:23

I often cook for my family. I don't lilke acook