Example: “I saw piles of French loaves. On picking one up I saw that although the crust was crisp, the inside was runny wet dough. I wondered if cooking would make them usable’ (Derek L). As in the example, ways we transform inedible’ or unpalatable’ aspects of our life. Also nourishing ourself; creativity; our ability to make something new of the varied opportunities or experiences we have; giving of ourself. See cook under roles; food; kitchen under house and buildings.
Cooking in a dream may signify putting together the ingredients of a creative project that will perhaps nourish others. It may express your concerns about taking care of your family or about mothering your children Burning something on the stove may comment that you are angry about a domestic situation.
When one dreams they are cooking it infers we are attempting or preparing to nourish our own needs or those of others.
Cooking can symbolize creativity. There is a delightful fable which tells how god baked the various ethnic races into being.
Psychological / emotional perspective: To be able to move forward in our lives we may need to blend certain parts of our existence in new and original ways in order to succeed. We may need to nurture a new ability. This is often brought to our attention by dreams of cooking.
Material aspects: To be cooking in a dream is to be preparing nourishment or to be satisfying a hunger, whether our own or other people’s. This may not simply be a physical hunger, but something more subtle such as a need to make use of the varied opportunities available to us.
Gives gender - specific: In a woman’s dream cooking may suggest work-a-day activities as well as domestic ones, a metaphor for the way she constructs a project.
A man’s dream may be a way of refocusing on a creative problem.
To dream that you are cooking implies that you want to manipulate others into needing your help or your presence. You hope that others can look up to you for guidance and wisdom. It may also suggest that you long to take care for others and comfort them. You are seeking affection and closeness.
To dream that you have difficulties cooking means that you need to stop exerting so much energy getting people to accept you.
There’s an element of care in cooking as you are taking the time to prepare a meal for yourself or for others. Of course, the real proof is in the pudding; is the meal an edible delight, or a disaster? If it is the former, then you can expect success when it comes to plans or projects you’re implementing now; if it is the latter, then you’ll still reach your goal, but must apply yourself and learn from your mistakes.
Cooking on fire in a dream means attaining one’s goal or achieving one’s purpose. Ifone sees himselfpreparing food on fire, and if his food is well cooked in the dream, it means that he will attain success and become famous. Otherwise, if his food is not well cooked in the dream, it means that he will fail to attain his goal. Cooking in a dream also means provoking matters of interest.
If the food is well cooked in the dream, then it means money and profits. Cooking raw meat in a dream and finding it hard to cook means getting involved in something that will not mature. Otherwise, if it does cook, and ifone can eat from it in the dream, then it means success. Cooking mutton in a dream means living an honorable life, being generous and earning lawful money.
If one cooks beef in his dream, it means living a comfortable life using the labor of tradesmen. Ifone sees himself cooking lion’s meat in a dream, it means that he will rise to leadership over unjust people, though one will have to maintain his vigilance and live in constant fear.
If one sees himself cooking dog’s meat in a dream, it means that he will manage a lowly job.
If he cooks the fat with it in a dream, it means that he will earn unlawful money. Otherwise, without the fat, it means that he will perform a lowly job and remains poor and deprived.
If one sees himself cooking a bird in a dream, it means governing or managing a business or earning lawful money from associating with rich and noble people.
If one cooks his meal with vulture’s meat in a dream, it means governing or trading with non-intelligent or heedless people and earning unlawful money.
(Also see Pot; Stew)
Change and emotional development, exactly as in Kitchen. May also point to seething / boiling with anger. On the other hand, cooking may mean bringing something to conclusion and maturity. What is being cooked? What are you supposed to prepare? Do you want it well done?
To dream of cooking is very lucky, whether it was yourself or someone else doing the cooking.
It is a promise of material comforts in the near future.
A dream of cooking broth or soup predicts an eventual rise to a position of great power.
To dream of Cooking, whether by yourself or someone else, is a good sign, but only concerns material comforts.
If you dream of cooling a meal for others, you desire to make somebody very happy.
If you do not serve enough food, frustration, incompletion of responsibilities.
If nobody is happy in the dream, disappointing events are to be expected, often in connection with a loved one.
To see food cooking, avoid gossip.
1- To be cooking in a dream is to be preparing nourishment or to be satisfying a hunger, whether our own or other people’s. This hunger may not be as straightforward as a physical hunger, but something more subtle such as a need to make use of the varied opportunities available to us.
2- To be able to move forward in our lives we may need to blend ccrtain parts of our existence in new and original ways in order to succeed.
Dreaming of cooking highlights this. We may need to nurture a new ability.
3- Cooking can symbolise creativity. There is a delightful fable which tells how God baked the various ethnic races into being.
To cook a meal, denotes some pleasant duty will devolve on you. Many friends will visit you in the near future.
If there is discord or a lack of cheerfulness you may expect harassing and disappointing events to happen.
To dream of a kitchen will reveal, first, the means currently available to you. Everything depends on whether the kitchen is well or poorly equipped. What happens in it will have a correspondence with your life at this moment.
If food is burned it means that despite your good will, you still have a lot to learn. Cooking also symbolizes the desire to transform the harsh reality into something more “edible.” On the other hand, if you dream of cooking for others, it can denote your intention to influence them. Maybe you want people to think something in particular or make them dependants from your care.
It is said that this dream portends multiple visits of your friends in the future.
One of the most fortunate dreams going; whether someone else was doing the cooking or you were doing it yourself, it is a promise of every material comfort in the near future.
A dream of cooking broth or soup predicts an eventual rise to a position of great power.
Preparing or obtaining physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual nourishment or inspiration.
Nurturing, love, or devotion to family.
Creating or creativity.
A process or project.
What’s going on or what’s current (as in “What’s cooking?”).
The idea of heat, hot, or burning (literally or figuratively).
See also: Making or Building; Meal; Food; Cooking Vessel; Stove; Hot; Warm; Mixing; Eating; Fire; Fireplace
If you used fire to cook something in your dream, try to remember what you are cooking. It might symbolize an idea or a plan, or it may refer to your career or lifestyle. A barbecue may refer to your social life. A brazier is used for warmth and comfort, so what in your waking life could use a little of that?
If you were cooking in your dreams, the chances are that your family or partner rely on you to give them comfort and support; it may be, however, that you do not, or cannot, give these to them, and so your unconscious might be urging you to do so. How did you feel when you prepared the meal; contented or resentful? Because a cook transforms raw materials into something edible, is there something you are cooking up in real life, a plan that has been simmering in your mind? If you were baking, what have you been cooking in your dream oven? An idea, perhaps, or could your dream image be expressing your desire for children, as in the phrase ‘bun in the oven’?
If someone else was cooking for you or helping you in the kitchen, you may regard this person as a source of emotional support. A cookbook denotes the many opportunities and ways you can use to reach your goals. To dream of a cookery school represents a means of becoming aware of the many ways you can offer your help and support to others in life.
Dreaming of cooking, or seeing food cooked, is a good omen that promises security and many material comforts for you.
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appetizers, making: are easing your entry into a social circle.
basting meats: wil undermine your expectations with misplaced trust.
cauldron, in a: transforming inedible ambitions into palatable possibilities.
boiling on the fire: a lucrative business deal wil amount to nothing.
of water: your worries are transitory.
overturning a: plans slated as profitable amount to nothing.
witches brewing in a: are disturbing the ingredients of a healthy family relationship.
cook at heart, being a: successful future as a caterer.
eating: wil receive a large amount of money from reunion of friends.
enamelware, with: friendship turns into a constant thorn in your side.
fritters, making: new work without additional compensation.
gourmet meal, a: are attempting to make your life experience palatable.
grease, with: a stupid move could splatter fire.
stain, having a: a distraction wil keep you from making a mistake.
several on the cook’s clothes: don’t accept offers from older men.
hash, eating: petty vexations and pressure from rivals.
making: unexplained visits by several family friends.
hearth, on the fire of a: acquaintances who had little regard for you wil visit.
lard, in: a rise in prosperity does not equal arise in social stature.
man: wil be invited to a party; take your positive attitude.
of: anxieties over family’s nurturing may cause you to burn yourself.
others: no use creating love, if you don’t serve it.
pots and pans: wil rush to the aid of a dangerous felon.
recipe in a contest, entering a: your decision wil prove correct.
using a: past financial setbacks wil be reconciled in your favor.
writing a: have misjudged one who highly respects you.
seasoning: a means to adjust your family to your capriciousness.
several people at the same time: grasping for love, any love.
stew, a: beware of receiving violence from someone.
stove: irritability of hungry people wil be quel ed with your presence.
cleaning a: too quick to accept any friendship; you lost important one.
woman: beware of treachery, caused by your temper.