The basic cooking methods

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  • oh dear, there are lots of rectification to be done, plz refer to standard book. mainly what you categorize in dry and moist heat methods.
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  • dear, baking is dry heat method because its moisture that cooks the food
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  • it help me in my lesson about cookery
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The basic cooking methods

  1. 1. The commonly used basic cooking methods are divided into two general groups: 1.Dry heat cookery methods 2.Moist heat cookery methods
  2. 2. In dry heat cooking methods, the food being cooked does not use water to cook the food. The food is left dry and heat is applied to cook the food.
  3. 3. When heat is applied to the food, the food cooks in its own juice or the water added to the food during its preparation evaporates during the heating process and this cooks the food.
  4. 4. The dry heat cooking methods are:
  5. 5. Baking
  6. 6. Steaming
  7. 7. Grilling
  8. 8. Broiling
  9. 9. Roasting
  10. 10. In moist heat cookery methods, liquid is used as a medium to cook the food. Such medium could be water, coconut cream or oil etc…
  11. 11. The moist heat cookery methods are:
  12. 12. Boiling
  13. 13. Stewing
  14. 14. Frying: shallow frying & deep frying
  15. 15. Barbequing The food is usually marinated with spices and tenderizers before it is cooked.
  16. 16. Basting
  17. 17. “Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body” Marcus Tullius Cicero

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