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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcookerycook‧e‧ry /ˈkʊkəri/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DFCCOOK British English the art or skill of cooking 🔊 a one-year cookery course 🔊 French cookeryCOLLOCATIONSADJECTIVES/NOUN + cookery French/Italian/Indian etc cookeryChillies are used a lot in Mexican cookery.vegetarian cookeryMore and more people are taking an interest in vegetarian cookery.microwave cookery (=cooking using a microwave oven)There are many books on microwave cookery.cordon bleu cookery (=in the style of traditional French cooking of a high standard)She did a course in cordon bleu cookery.nounsa cookery book (=telling you how to cook food)She opened her cookery book and chose a recipe.a cookery demonstration (=when someone shows you how to cook something)After the cookery demonstration there is a free buffet.a cookery courseI decided to take a three-week cookery course.a cookery class/lessonI had basic cookery lessons at school.a cookery programme (=showing people how to cook on television)There are a huge number of cookery programmes on TV nowadays.a cookery writer (=someone who writes books or articles about cooking)He's a cookery writer for a newspaper.
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cookeryKen Lowery, a cookery expert, will be giving free demonstrations from 4.30 until 7.00.Lizzie was an expert and Sara knew little about cookery.Annatto is a small seed used in Latin American cookery.Puddings are a great speciality of British cookery.De Pomiane's output was immense - some dozen cookery books, countless scores of articles, broadcasts, lectures.The store has produced a frozen food recipe leaflet, compiled by magazine cookery experts.Others used jargon of medicine, cookery or religion for describing the tortures.It is just like saying that the important goal of cookery is the production of recipes.In 1995 Delia Smith made £3m from three cookery books.She studied at a vegetarian cookery school in London.My favourite subject at school was cookery.