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Re: At What Age Did You Start Cooking Food?

Post by Snowhite189 » 03 May 2018, 15:58

When I was already in high school when my mom taught how to work on with simple recipe, it never been easy because my mind that time was't in the cooking i had no interest I just have this thought whatever be will be the outcome let it be, but later on as I age I realize the importance of cooking how will I able to eat my favorite dish If I don't know how to prepare it so I tug along with 2 of my friends and they taught me how to do simple dish, Lolz. The struggle is there but it paid off and I succeed and I continue learning.
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Post by Lizzie3 » 03 May 2018, 16:14

wow! I remember that day vividly as if it was yesterday. At the age of 8 I cooked our staple meal 'ugali' and everybody at the table approved of it.I still remember the excitement I had to date :P :P

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Post by nikkyteewhy » 09 May 2018, 02:58

I think I started at 10 or thereabout,my first meal was boiled rice. I was really proud of myself.

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Post by biscuits » 10 May 2018, 16:41

i started about age 11. Mostly soup, fried eggs, noodles and other simple dishes.

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Post by Auschef_53 » 18 May 2018, 20:42

I started cooking at the age of 15.

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Post by Gmdiamzon 2 » 21 May 2018, 02:25

I started at the of 15. My mom taught how to cooked fried eggs and hotdog first then instant noodles its really easy haha i must say that at my agenof 24 its my specialty already. 😄

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Post by Faithmwangi » 24 May 2018, 00:57

I started cooking officially on my own at age 13.Before then i was just the chefs little helper.

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Post by Mary Jane Magdale » 24 May 2018, 18:40

I started cooking at the age of 12. My mother told me that its really necessary to know how to cook, because it will enhance my cooking skills when will be able to proceed in college. :)

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Post by Mary Jane Magdale » 24 May 2018, 18:43

As far as I know, I start cooking food at the age of 11 years old.

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Post by Patrick Ambrose12 » 28 May 2018, 02:57

I started cooking at d age of 12

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Post by thaservices1 » 28 May 2018, 14:03

So young I don't even remember. I DO remember coming into the kitchen one Saturday morning to find my three year old sister scrambling eggs all by her lonesome. I can only assume that as soon as we were all big enough to push a chair over to the stove we've been cooking. Everyone in my immediate family cooks for themselves.
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Post by Dael Reader » 13 Jun 2018, 19:59

I think I might have been about 8 or 9. My mother hated cooking. So my older brother and I learned to take over fairly early.

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Post by LaurenHaupt » 14 Jun 2018, 00:10

26. I was married and pregnant with my first child.
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Post by Charlaigne » 14 Jun 2018, 00:16

I was helping in the kitchen from age 6 with cooking and cleaning. I never liked cooking. When I was 11 I remember making dinner, by myself, for our family: toasties (or jaffles as they're called here in Australia) in a sandwich press. By the time I left to go to uni I could make rice (in a rice cooker) and a couple of not very tasty curries. My sister and I were always expected to help in the kitchen; my brother never did. My mother never liked me and was a terrible cooking teacher. She screamed at me every time I did something wrong so I avoided her and did the bare minimum (washing rice and cleaning dishes) mostly. My sis was always glued to my mother and she was the better cook. I can cook now, just had to learn by myself.

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Post by simplymica26 » 14 Jun 2018, 02:01

I started cooking at age 8. My mother used to cook food and sell it to workers near our house. I always help her, we wake up at 3am go to market, prepare everything before start cooking. I learned everything from her! 😉

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