A kitchen in a dream means preparing food, or it could represent a servant, menial work, a cook, a greasy spoon restaurant, ruins, loss of status, spoils taken from others by force, or it could mean a craft, heat, lust, tampering with the elements, or meddling with people’s business.
A new kitchen is under construction: your family fortune will increase; • You witness clear water flowing in your kitchen: you’ll have an unexpected financial gain; • You see a dilapidated kitchen: you’ll hear news of dea... Chine Dream Interpretation
Houses in dreams generally represent the dreamer (dreamer = house).
The kitchen is the heart of the house.
For most families, the kitchen is a place of warmth and nourishment (emotional as well as physical). Examine the conditions of your dream kitchen and you may become aware of some emotional needs and feelings toward yourself and others. See also; House... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
1- For most people, the kitchen represents the ‘heart’ of the house.
It is the place from which we go out into the world and to which we return. In dreams, the kitchen can often represent the mother, or rather, the mothering function.
It is the place which is usually busiest and therefore the place where many relationships are cemented, and where many exchanges take place.
2- The kitchen is a place of creation, and usually of warmth and comfort. It has therefore come to represent the nurturing aspect of woman.
3- There are folk tales in most cultures to do with the kitchen, and spiritually it represents transformation and transmutation. This is much more to do with desired transformation, rather than one which is enforced.
The rituals associated with the hearth and with fire were, and still arc, a significant part of spiritual development. Even in today’s climate of convenience foods there is the sense of work in the kitchen being an offering.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Vision: Looking at or being in a kitchen: take better care of vour house and the well-being of others and vourself. Looking at the stove in a kitchen: you are developing maternal talents, taking care of and pampering your loved one. See Baker.
Depth Psychology: The kitchen is the internal place where the Cook works the experiences of your life into a palatable whole, making them easier to digest and enjoy.... Dreamers Dictionary
The rituals associated with the hearth and with fire were, and still are, a significant part of spiritual development. Even in today’s climate of convenience foods there is the sense of work in the kitchen being a spiritual offering. There are folk tales in most cultures to do with the kitchen, and spiritually it represents transformation and transmutation. This is much more to do with desired transformation, rather than one that is enforced.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: The kitchen is a place of creation, and usually of warmth and comfort. It has, therefore, come to represent the nurturing aspect of woman. In dreams, the kitchen can often represent the mother, or rather the mothering function.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: In a man’s dream, a kitchen is more to do with the way that he is, or has been, nurtured and the effect this has on him, whereas in a woman’s dreams a kitchen symbolizes how she nurtures others.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Another dream which depends, for its meaning, on the general atmosphere.
If the kitchen was modem and/or attractive and well-kept, it predicts good news or happy social events; if it was messy, run down, or bare, it indicates that your health may be a bit under par and a medical checkup might be in order.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
As the nurturing center of a house, the kitchen represents the heart and hearth of the self.
It is where the family is fed and comes together in community.
It is the room where people tend to congregate during parties.
It is the symbolic realm of mother and the feminine principle as it is expressed by the family structure. Food is stored and prepared in the kitchen, so the symbolic food for your soul is located in the kitchen of your dreams. Consider how your dream may be informing you of how you are responding to your own spiritual cooking.
If your life experience of family, mother, and kitchen was different from the ideal in your dream, your personal focus must include your individual paradigm. For example, much of a family’s abusive interactions can occur in the kitchen, so such associations should be considered when interpreting a kitchen dream.
The activity in the dream will outline your current internal view around issues of nurturing, self-care, and healing. Any people who appear are key components in the process of exploration.
If they are known to you, use the character-aspect technique to integrate their qualities into your interpretation.
If there were people in the dream not known to you, consider whatever you can remember about them from the dream. Any dream that takes place primarily in a kitchen has the capacity to offer you an overview of the status of your heart center. Use it to examine whether you are experiencing healthy levels of self- nurturance or are in need of adjustments in this area.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
To see a kitchen in your dream signifies your need for emotional nourishment. The kitchen is the emotional heart of the home and when you are trying to sort through your feelings you may dream of it. Kitchens are also places of experimentation and magic where you can create new dishes out of existing ingredients. Did the kitchen encourage you to linger by offering rich food for thought or was it a barren room that had no temptations or stimuli on offer? Pay attention to the condition and layout of your dream kitchen.
If it is cramped and cluttered, you may have taken on too many emotional problems that belong to others.
If the kitchen is bare, your life may be lacking in emotional intimacy.
Kitchen imagery often reflects the need to work through your current problems by listening to your heart and recognizing what really matters to you in your waking life. Assume that all the people and elements present in your kitchen dreams are clues to help you develop your full potential.
If you dream of the scullery, this room—used for the storage of kitchen utensils and doing messy kitchen work—could be another symbol of your mind, the storehouse of your unconscious.... The Element Encyclopedia
Male and female sexuality, as well as family life in general, are symbolized by the utensils and vessels used in cooking. The cooking fire or oven is traditionally the focus of the household and can symbolize the deepest center of your being; something burning in the kitchen should therefore alert you to problems in your family life.
If you are preparing a meal in your dream kitchen, this may suggest a quest for love and affection.
If you are frying food in your dream, there is the constant risk of getting burned; the smoke billowing around your kitchen may be warning you that a problem could get worse if you avoid it or don’t deal with it. Cinders or a grate in your dream kitchen can represent ruined hopes as well as the potential of projects yet to be born.
If you dream of a kettle, even though its spout it is a symbol of male sexuality, it suggests that someone can get hurt if passions are not handled carefully. On the other hand, it could also indicate your present mood: steamed up and about to explode. At the other extreme, the image of a broken kettle may mirror feelings of emptiness, as if all zest for life has gone.
If you are cooking with pots and pans, the association is with male or female sexuality, depending on whether the pot or the handle is featured.
When a cup is seen to represent female sexuality, drinking out of it is erotic wish-fulfillment.
If it is hurled across a room by a man, it may express fear of, or anger towards, female sexuality; if by a woman, the dream suggests that the dreamer is using sex as a weapon. For Jungians, the cup is a homely symbol of the abundance of life’s opportunities; it is also a symbol of self-realization in that it is an echo of the Holy Grail. A full or overflowing cup often symbolizes excitement and new opportunities, but an empty or smashed cup indicates the opposite.
Cutlery in dreams may suggest a desire for domestic security or the taming of aggression. Spoons may have a similar symbolism to cups, but they can also represent a desire to be spoonfed. A teaspoon may be telling you to take things in one step at a time. A silver spoon may refer to someone you envy. A colander or sieve may be seen as standing for the process of developing a new outlook on life and sifting out unhelpful attitudes and ideas. See also EVERYDAY THINGS.... The Element Encyclopedia