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What is baking, frying, roasting, kneading, boiling, frying

Definition of Boiling

Boiling is a phenomenon of thermodynamics but it is a technique of cooking food involving water. Hard grains and food items are prepared through this process. The liquid is boiled and it helps in softening the food items.

Definition of Baking

Baking is the technique of cooking food by dry heat. The food is cooked through the convection process. The baking is done using an oven or a surface that like stone.

Definition of Roasting

Roasting is the technique of cooking food by dry heat. The food is cooked in an open flame or an oven.

Definition of Frying

Frying is the technique of cooking food in oil or fat. Unlike boiling where water is used, the oils and fats could be natural or refined.

Definition of Grilling

Grilling is a technique of cooking food through dry heat. The food is cooked through the conduction process. Unlike baking, the surface used to keep the food is in the form of a grill or a griddle.

Definition of kneading

Kneading is a process of mixing flour with water and preparing a material that could be baked to make bread or dough.

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