The active and practical side of our nature which, by working at it, can transform inedible aspects of a relationship or situation into something which satisfies us, the sense of responsibility which ‘feeds the family*; female reproductive ability—puts one thing in the oven (sperm and ovum) and out comes something else (baby); need or ability to nourish oneself and provide for physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs. Idioms: cook the books, cook someone’s goose; cook up; what’s cooking. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The other “mother” who is not trying to educate and punish, but the woman who cares for you, spoils you, and does not discipline you. In addition, this dream symbol also shows the inner power of the woman and her ability for transformation. See Cooking, Kettle.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Dreams of a cook symbolize the aspect of your that is maternal, nurturing, and knows what is best for you to ingest. This dream may be a message from your subconscious mind to be more mindful about the energy that you take in, and to take more responsibility for what you feed yourself mentally, spiritually, physically, and emotionally.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Vision: Seeing a cook is a sign that you have adapted well to the toil of everyday life and are glad you did. Dreaming about dismissing your cook: be more careful with your money. You are the cook: a very pleasant surprise is ahead.
Depth Psychology: The dream reveals your need to make certain matters in your life easier or more palatable (experiences, disappointments, insights), allowing you to adapt better to responsibilities and demands. You will do so if the meal you are cooking in the dream turns out well.... Dreamers Dictionary
every greasy cooked food that can be eaten with ease, is [indicative of] good, usefulness. And every cooked food that is different than that, then it’s expression is opposite to that.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik
Indulging in sweets. In general, the time for sweets is in childhood, but you are still enjoying sweets. Are you longing for your childhood? Do you wish to have the protection and care you had when you were a child? Is “sweetness” missing in your life? Maybe you should make more room in your life for security and childlike enjoyment? According to Freud, cookies with a smooth surface represent nakedness.
Folklore: Be careful in matters of love.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Earing chocolate-chip cookies may suggest enjoying something or someone who is irresistible and chock-full of bits of love. These cookies appearing in a dream may also point to a pleasant or unpleasant childhood memory.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream that you are eating, giving, receiving, or stealing cookies implies that you will allow your life to be disrupted by insignificant issues. Frivolous matters will consume your energy and time, and cause you unnecessary frustrations.
To dream that you are baking cookies indicates that you are in a positive frame of mind and possess much ambition and energy to accomplish your tasks. Your social standing may increase in importance or popularity.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Cooking on fire in a dream means attaining one’s goal or achieving one’s purpose. Ifone sees himselfpreparing food on fire, and if his food is well cooked in the dream, it means that he will attain success and become famous. Otherwise, if his food is not well cooked in the dream, it means that he will fail to attain his goal. Cooking in a dream also means provoking matters of interest.
If the food is well cooked in the dream, then it means money and profits. Cooking raw meat in a dream and finding it hard to cook means getting involved in something that will not mature. Otherwise, if it does cook, and ifone can eat from it in the dream, then it means success. Cooking mutton in a dream means living an honorable life, being generous and earning lawful money.
If one cooks beef in his dream, it means living a comfortable life using the labor of tradesmen. Ifone sees himself cooking lion’s meat in a dream, it means that he will rise to leadership over unjust people, though one will have to maintain his vigilance and live in constant fear.
If one sees himself cooking dog’s meat in a dream, it means that he will manage a lowly job.
If he cooks the fat with it in a dream, it means that he will earn unlawful money. Otherwise, without the fat, it means that he will perform a lowly job and remains poor and deprived.
If one sees himself cooking a bird in a dream, it means governing or managing a business or earning lawful money from associating with rich and noble people.
If one cooks his meal with vulture’s meat in a dream, it means governing or trading with non-intelligent or heedless people and earning unlawful money. (Also see Pot; Stew)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Example: “I saw piles of French loaves. On picking one up I saw that although the crust was crisp, the inside was runny wet dough. I wondered if cooking would make them usable’ (Derek L). As in the example, ways we transform inedible’ or unpalatable’ aspects of our life. Also nourishing ourself; creativity; our ability to make something new of the varied opportunities or experiences we have; giving of ourself. See cook under roles; food; kitchen under house and buildings. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Change and emotional development, exactly as in Kitchen. May also point to seething / boiling with anger. On the other hand, cooking may mean bringing something to conclusion and maturity. What is being cooked? What are you supposed to prepare? Do you want it well done?... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- To be cooking in a dream is to be preparing nourishment or to be satisfying a hunger, whether our own or other people’s. This hunger may not be as straightforward as a physical hunger, but something more subtle such as a need to make use of the varied opportunities available to us.
2- To be able to move forward in our lives we may need to blend ccrtain parts of our existence in new and original ways in order to succeed. Dreaming of cooking highlights this. We may need to nurture a new ability.
3- Cooking can symbolise creativity. There is a delightful fable which tells how God baked the various ethnic races into being.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Cooking in a dream may signify putting together the ingredients of a creative project that will perhaps nourish others. It may express your concerns about taking care of your family or about mothering your children Burning something on the stove may comment that you are angry about a domestic situation.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream that you are cooking implies that you want to manipulate others into needing your help or your presence. You hope that others can look up to you for guidance and wisdom. It may also suggest that you long to take care for others and comfort them. You are seeking affection and closeness.
To dream that you have difficulties cooking means that you need to stop exerting so much energy getting people to accept you.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Psychological / emotional perspective: To be able to move forward in our lives we may need to blend certain parts of our existence in new and original ways in order to succeed. We may need to nurture a new ability. This is often brought to our attention by dreams of cooking.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: To be cooking in a dream is to be preparing nourishment or to be satisfying a hunger, whether our own or other people’s. This may not simply be a physical hunger, but something more subtle such as a need to make use of the varied opportunities available to us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see a cooking stove in a dream, denotes that much unpleasantness will be modified by your timely interference.
For a young woman to dream of using a cooking stove, foretells she will be too hasty in showing her appreciation of the attention of some person and thereby lose a closer friendship. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Dreams of fortune cookies represent your belief in fate, destiny and good luck. Pay attention to the words on the slip of paper, they may be an important message for you to assist you in your financial matters. See Prophetic Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Dark on the outside and white on the inside, Oreos in a dream, may comment on an African American who holds Caucasian values and attitudes. Eating the cream center of an Oreo may symbolize enjoying the insides or the good traits of someone close to you rather than paying attention to how he or she looks on the outside.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
See Oven. In the past, the central place for family events, eating, motherliness, woman, and marriage. Similar to Cap. Today, a range does not display an open flame; but the transformation of food from a raw to a cooked state is emphasized more.
The oven, like the Kitchen, is one of the most frequent symbols of transformation. Danger lurks when the fire is going out.
According to Freud, the symbol for women and the female body.... Little Giant Encyclopedia