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Genshin - How to Cook and Effects
This is a guide to cooking in Genshin Impact. learn how to cook, how to process ingredients, where to get other ingredients, dish effects, and cooking achievements here!

What is Cooking?

Combine Ingredients to Create a Dish

Genshin - How to Cook
Combine multiple ingredients to create a dish. Upon starting the cooking process, you'll be required to time your input when the slider reaches the marked area.

Failing to do so will cause the dish to burn and be an inedible mess.

Version 3.0 Cooking Update

Genshin - How to use Ultra-Hot Burner Lamp Test Model
Travelers will be able to speed up the time it takes to Process Ingredients using the Ultra-Hot Burner Lamp Test Model in Version 3.0! This will require the use of Ores to reduce the time it takes to process ingredients.

How to Process Ingredients

Version 1.4 Cooking Update

Genshin - Update 1.4 Automatic and Manual Cooking
As of Update 1.4, Travelers now have the option to cook recipes automatically or manually. This allows you to cook regular dishes, or even Suspicious Dishes!

How to Cook in Genshin

Cook From Stoves and Campfires

Genshin - Use a Stove or Campfire to Cook
The option to cook will appear when approacing a campfire on the fields or at stoves in cities. The option to cook will not be available if there is no fire. Simply use Pyro to start a fire and get to cooking!

List of All Pyro Characters

Cooking Bonuses from Characters

Genshin - May Obtain Special Dish
Certain dishes will have additional effects depending on the character that does the cooking. You may get a Special Dish or Extra Dishes with certain characters' Passive Talents!

List of Character Specialty Food

How to Get More Dishes

From NPCs and Shops

Genshin - Get Recipe from NPCs
You can buy Recipes from certain shops found all over Teyvat. Some NPCs will also reward you with Recipes like the storm caller on the edge of Stormbearer's point.

Be sure to talk to everyone to get these recipes afterwards!

Complete Quests

Genshin - Mondstadt Gastronomy
Some Quests also reward recipes so be on the lookout for those. A prime example is the story mission for Xiangling's Mondstadt Gastronomy questline.

Mondstadt Gastronomy Trip Quest Guide

Obtain From Chests

Genshin - Adeptus Temptation
Some chests contain recipes too! These chests are located at areas that requires special mechanisms to reach though like the peak of Qingyun Peak.

Dish Effects

Buff and Revive Characters

Genshin - Dish Result
Dishes have a variety of effects and can be used to restore HP, Stamina, or boost your characters' ATK and DEF. Always cook food to have a healthy supply of items for your characters!

List of Recipes & Effects

How To Get Ingredients

Process Ingredients

Genshin - Raw Meat - Process Chilled Meat
Ingredients can be processed via the cooking menu too. The method is slightly different and more time consuming compared to regular cooking.

How to Process Ingredients

Gather in the Wild

Genshin - Gather ingredients in the wild
There are numerous resources available by exploring the field. You can obtain fruits from trees and vegetables from plants and barrels. You can even hunt animals for meat!

Purchase Them At Towns

Genshin - Buy Ingredients
Ingredients and materials can also be purchased in General Stores found in every region. You can also purchase food in different shops using Mora!

Just beware though, these items has a daily purchase limit so you might want to buy some things daily from shops.

Daily Task List

Cooking Achievements

"If you put your heart into it..." Achievement

Achievement Rank Primogem Reward
Completed Achievement"If you put your heart into it..." 5 Primogems
Objective : Cook 1 "special"-tasting dish.

Failing the cooking mini-game and producing a Suspicious dish will give you the "If you put your heart into it..." Achievement, which will give you 5 Primogems!

"...Anyone can be a gourmet." Achievement

Achievement Rank Primogem Reward
Completed Achievement"...Anyone can be a gourmet." 5 Primogems
Objective : Cook 10 suspicious-tasting dishes.

Failing the cooking mini-game 10 times will give you the "...Anyone can be a gourmet." Achievement, which gives 5 Primogems!

Achievement List and Rewards

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