recipe


recipe
noun
ADJECTIVE
good
delicious, mouth-watering, tasty
healthy, low-fat

Each month we feature easy low-fat recipes.

favourite/favorite
basic

The basic recipe can be adapted by adding grated lemon peel.

easy, simple
complicated
new

I tried a new recipe and it was a great success.

authentic, classic, old, original, traditional

The ales are brewed to an original Yorkshire recipe.

secret, special
family
vegetarian
Italian, Mexican, etc.
cake, sauce, etc.
perfect (usually figurative)

It's the perfect recipe for business success.

sure, sure-fire (both figurative)

That sounds like a sure-fire recipe for disaster.

VERB + RECIPE
get, have

I have a good recipe for fudge.

give

This is delicious—can you give me the recipe?

cook, make, prepare

This recipe can also be made with ricotta cheese.

try, try out

I enjoy trying out new recipes.

read
follow, stick to, use

If you want the dish to turn out right you should follow the recipe.

adapt
create, devise

All the recipes in the book have been devised by our team of experts.

discover, find

He is credited with having discovered the first recipe for gin back in the 1600s.

share

They talk and share their recipes.

feature, offer, print, publish

The website offers cocktail recipes and tips.

RECIPE + VERB
call for sth, require sth, use sth

She always said that if a recipe calls for cream you shouldn't use yogurt instead.

contain sth, include sth

The recipe contains lots of fat.

make sth, serve sb

This recipe makes about thirty cookies.

This recipe serves four people.

RECIPE + NOUN
book, card
idea

a magazine filled with recipe ideas

PREPOSITION
to a recipe

The dish is made to a traditional Italian recipe.

recipe for

a recipe for leek soup

To live every day to the full is a recipe for happiness. (figurative)

PHRASES
a recipe for disaster, a recipe for success

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  • recipe — recípe s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  RECÍPE s.n. (med.) Termen folosit în prescripţiile medicale pentru a arăta că trebuie să se respecte întocmai compoziţia farmaceutică şi dozele specificate. [Abrev. rp. /… …   Dicționar Român

  • Recipe — Rec i*pe (r[e^]s [i^]*p[ e]), n.; pl. {Recipes} (r[e^]s [i^]*p[=e]z). [L., imperative of recipere to take back, take in, receive. See {Receive}.] A formulary or prescription for making some combination, mixture, or preparation of materials; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recipe — (n.) 1580s, medical prescription, from M.Fr. récipé, from L. recipe take!, imperative of recipere to take (see RECEIVE (Cf. receive)); word written by physicians at the head of prescriptions. Meaning instructions for preparing food first recorded …   Etymology dictionary

  • recipe — (izg. rȅcipe) DEFINICIJA med. uzmi, primi, stavi (na liječničkim receptima, kratica R, Rs ili Rp) ETIMOLOGIJA vidi recept …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • recipe — ► NOUN 1) a list of ingredients and instructions for preparing a dish. 2) something likely to lead to a particular outcome: a recipe for disaster. ORIGIN Latin, receive! (originally used as an instruction in medical prescriptions) …   English terms dictionary

  • Recĭpe — (lat.), nimm, s. u. Recept …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Recĭpe — (lat.), nimm auf Rezepten …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Recipe — Recĭpe (lat., abgekürzt rc., rec.), nimm! (auf Rezepten) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Recipe — Recipe, lat., s. Receptirkunst; Recipiend, Aufzunehmender. Recipient, Aufnehmer; in der Chemie und Physik die Vorlage, ein Gefäß, in welchem sich bei der Destillation, Sublimation und Gasentwicklung die ausgeschiedene Substanz sammeln soll …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • recipe — index system Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • recipe — / rɛtʃipe/ v. lat. [imperat. di recipere, propr. prendi ], usato in ital. come s.m. invar., non com. [prescrizione medica] ▶◀ prescrizione, ricetta …   Enciclopedia Italiana


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