Adding to your knowledge, all the words related to how to cook in Korean and the tools needed can be another fun lesson for you to tackle.
Whether you want to attend a cooking class in Korea or identify the tools used to cook your dinner or explain how to make your favorite dishes when you’re in your home country, the following words will prove useful.
Let’s learn about cooking by learning all the vocabulary in this language for the tools, appliances, and utensils you’ll need, from the English language to Korean.
How to say “cook” in Korean
The word “cook” in English may have different definitions depending on whether it’s used as a verb or a noun in sentences. Here are their terms in Korean.
Cook in Korean (Noun)
If you’re pertaining to “cook” in Korean as a noun, you can say it as 요리 (yori). As a noun, it can also be said as 요리사 (yorisa), which means chef.
Cook in Korean (Verb)
The word for “cook” in Korean as a verb is 요리하다 (yorihada). This is made up of 2 words which are 요리 (yori) and 하다 (hada) where 요리 (yori) means cook and 하다 (hada) is to do. 요리하다 (yorihada) can be translated as “to cook.”
Essential kitchen vocabulary in Korean
You may eat or cook in different cuisines like French, Japanese, Italian, German, Dutch, Danish, and the like. Each cuisine creates delicious meals using the tools listed. For now, we’ll focus on the Hangeul translation of each word in English below. This may also be useful and essential if you want to teach your friend about cooking your home country’s cuisine!
Cookware in Korean
The term for “cookware” in Korean is 취사도구 (chwisadogu).
Words for Korean Cookware
These are the common tools used to prepare and cook food.
|Skillet (Frying Pan)||냄비 (naembi),
|Slicer ||슬라이서 (seullaiseo)|
|Kitchen Scale||조리용 저울 (joriyong jeoul)|
|Mixing Bowl ||믹싱 볼 (miksing bol)|
|Chopping Board, Cutting Board||도마 (doma)|
|Stock Pot||육수 냄비 (yuksu naembi)|
|Rubber Gloves||고무장갑 (gomujanggap)|
|Food Container||용기포장, (yonggipojang),
|Mortar and Pestle||막자사발과 막자(makjasabalgwa makja),
절구와 절구 공이(jeolguwa jeolgu gongi)
|Stone Pot||돌솥 (dolsot)|
|Earthenware Pot||뚝배기 (ttukbaegi)|
|Grinder||가는 기구 (ganeun gigu)|
|Strainer, Colander||여과기 (yeogwagi),
|Sauce Pan, Pot||냄비 (naembi)|
|Sheet Pan||시트 팬 (siteu paen)|
|Baking Dish||베이킹 접시 (beiking jeopsi)|
|Can Opener||캔 오프너 (kaen opeuneo),
|Salad Spinner||채소 탈수 바구니 (chaeso talsu baguni),
채소 탈수기 (chaeso talsugi),
|Saute Pan||소테팬 (sotepaen),
볶음용 팬 (bokkeumyong paen)
Utensils in Korean
There are two ways to say “utensils” in Korean. You can say it as 밥그릇 (bapgeureut) or 기구 (gigu).
Words for Korean Utensils
These handheld tools used to cook are ultimately important, from the preparation of food to dining.
|Measuring Spoon||계량스푼 (gyeryangseupun)|
|Rice Paddle||밥주걱 (bapjugeok)|
|Measuring Cup||계량 컵 (gyeryang keop)|
|Peeler||껍질 벗기는 칼 (kkeopjil beotgineun kal)|
|Meat Tenderizer||연육제 (yeonyukje)|
Kitchen Appliances in Korean
The term for “kitchen appliances” in Korean is 주방용품 (jubangyongpum).
Words for Korean Kitchen Appliances
These cooking appliances are most relevant to the actual cooking process.
|Rice Cooker||밥솥 (bapsot)|
|Electric Whisk||전기 거품기 (jeongi geopumgi)|
|Gas Burner||가스버너 (gaseubeoneo)|
|Food Processor||만능 조리 기구 (manneung jori gigu)|
|Slow Cooker||전기 찜솥 (jeongi jjimsot)|
Did we miss any essential cooking tools? Please let us know so we can add it to the list and teach you even more! Which tools and appliances are your personal favorites to use when cooking? And have you already searched with people you know from Korea how many of the same items you have in your respective kitchens? Let us know your answers and examination results in the comments!
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