Culinary (adj.)：about cooking (烹飪的)
example：I went to culinary school.
What’s cooking (idiom)：1. What dish are you making (你在煮什麼？) 2. What’s happening (發生什麼事了？)
Chef (n.)：a person who probably has a diploma and is usually the boss of a kitchen in a restaurant somewhere (主廚)
example：He works as a chef in a large Paris hotel.
Cook (n.)：a person who prepares food for eating (廚師)
example：Anybody can be a cook.
Recipe (n.)：a set of instructions for making or preparing something, especially a food dish (食譜)
example：This is an old Polish recipe for beetroot soup.
Saute (v.)： in a skillet or in a pan, to cook slightly (嫩煎)
example：Saute the onions for 5 minutes.
Boil (v.)：to vaporize a liquid by the application of heat (very high heat, big bubbles, and very fast moving) (水滾)
example：All the water boiled away and left the kettle dry.
Simmer (v.)：to be cooked gently or remain just at or below the boiling point (lower heat, small bubbles moving slowly) (煨，小火滾)
example：Bring the soup to the boil and allow it to simmer gently for about half an hour.
Broil (v.)：to cook something under direct heat, or over a flame on a barbecue (heat from the top) (烤)
Roast (v.)：to cook with dry heat, as in an oven or near hot coals. (heat is coming from the bottom and the sides) (烘)
example：Are you going to roast the chicken?
Grill (v.)： if you grill something, or if it grills, you cook it by putting it on a flat metal frame with bars across it, above or below strong direct heat (用烤架烤)
example：Grill the bacon until crisp.
Chop (v.)：to cut something into smaller pieces (剁碎)
example：He went outside to chop some more wood for the fire.
Dice (v.)：to cut food into small square pieces (將蔬菜等切成小方塊)
Fry (v.)：to cook something in hot fat or oil, or to be cooked in hot fat or oil (油煎)
example：Fry the potatoes, covered, for about 20 minutes.
Stir (v.)：to move a liquid or substance around with a spoon or stick in order to mix it together (攪拌)
example：Stir the paint to make sure it is smooth.