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Of or for cooking.‘culinary skills’‘savor the culinary delights of the region’
- ‘Her culinary and sugarcraft skills were unsurpassed and she was an enthusiastic traveller.’
- ‘Moscow offered culinary delights to suit every taste and almost every wallet.’
- ‘He then proceeds to give me an exhibition of his skills - rhetorical not culinary.’
- ‘Irish stew is the product of a culinary tradition that relied almost exclusively on cooking over the open fire.’
- ‘It involved a superhuman effort on my part and you may want to make notes here in case you want to brush up your culinary skills.’
- ‘Although she never wrote a cookbook, she did insist on sharing her culinary wisdom.’
- ‘They give you a free newspaper to peruse as you await their culinary delights.’
- ‘The success is down to the culinary style of Kim, for whom cooking is a calling and a passion.’
- ‘They were judged on a range of culinary skills, including the planning and presentation of the meals.’
- ‘Night after night they endure such culinary imperfections at the hands of the nation's top chefs.’
- ‘A tour of the college takes about an hour and is well worth the diversion from the culinary and shopping delights.’
- ‘As the weekend progressed we witnessed amazing feats of discipline and culinary skill.’
- ‘Making soup requires very little in the way of culinary skills apart from an ability to chop vegetables.’
- ‘Perhaps the pointed kitchen knife has a culinary purpose that we have failed to appreciate?’
- ‘They are giving leading restaurant reviewers the chance to demonstrate their culinary skills.’
- ‘That we noticed no such effect can only be ascribed to the culinary skill of our French hostess.’
- ‘No one cooked or prepared food quite like she did and she was very proud of her culinary skills.’
- ‘It's a shame, because you do not know the culinary delights you are denying yourself.’
- ‘An artist prepares the ingredients for his painting with the culinary enthusiasm of a master chef.’
- ‘The move from sous chef to executive chef is quite a jump in the culinary career ladder.’
Mid 17th century: from Latin culinarius, from culina kitchen.
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