People have always been fascinated by dreams and they used the everyday symbolism of things to interpret their dreams. Dreams have often been interpreted using the Biblical symbolism of things.
Nowadays, dreams can be interpreted from a psychological point of view as well.
Dreams are very important messages from our subconscious mind and they can sometimes be a sign of direct angelic and the Divine guidance.
Because of that, it is important to remember as many details of the dream, so you could interpret them better and apply their messages to your life.
Biblical Interpretation of Cooking
Food is often mentioned in the Bible. God gave humans a list of animals which they are allowed to eat.
In Genesis, God says that he has given mankind all plants with seeds and fruit for food. Also in Genesis, there is also a story about Jacob cooking stew and Esau asking him to eat some, because he was exhausted.
Bread was one of the most important foods in ancient times, and because of that baking bread is mentioned many times in the Old Testament.
In the New Testament, Jesus is described feeding people with bread and fish.
A verse in Ezekiel, in the Hebrew Bible, says:”Heap on the logs, kindle the fire, boil the meat well, mix in the spices, and let the bones be burned up“.
From this verse, we can see how people in ancient times used to cook.
Biblical Meaning of Cooking in a Dream
Dreaming about cooking food in general – If you dreamed about cooking food for yourself or for someone, such dream is often a good sign, symbolizing joy and happiness you instill in others. This dream possibly describes your generous and kind personality, who enjoys helping others and making them happy.
Such dream can also be a warning. It might indicate having some personal issues or conflicts with others because you want to prove your point in some situation.
This dream could also indicate preparing for some situation or getting ready for something.
This dream could also signify something potentially happening in the future. It might reveal your plans and organization of something.
Dreaming about cooking food in the kitchen – If you dreamed about cooking in the kitchen, such dream isn’t a very good sign. It could symbolize lack of routine and organization in your life. This dream might reveal being anxious or under stress because of your unstable life and living conditions.
In some cases, this dream could symbolize some new duties you will unwillingly be forced to undertake.
Dreaming about making a mess while cooking – If you dreamed of making a horrible mess while cooking, such dream isn’t a good sign. It usually symbolizes disappointments and being hurt by people close to you because of their betrayal and deceit.
This dream warns you to watch out for the people you give your trust.
Dreaming of cooking alone – If you dreamed of cooking food alone, such dream is a good sign. This dream usually indicates joy and happiness spent in the company of close friends you love you very much.
This dream is also a sign of being satisfied with what you have achieved so far and where you are in life. It is a sign of true contentment.
Dreaming about cooking for a feast – If you dreamed of preparing food for some kind of feast, such dream could indicate experiencing some pleasant surprises soon. You might take part in some nice activities which will bring you great joy and satisfaction, and possibly open some new opportunities for your advancement.
In some cases, this dream symbolizes meeting someone who might become a significant person in your life.
Dreaming about cooking food for many people – If you dreamed of cooking food for many people, such dream might reveal your stress because of the many obligations and responsibilities you have. Maybe you are taking care of many people, or you feel as if people are expecting things from you that you cannot physically accomplish.
This dream reminds you to stop worrying about other people’s opinions and begin focusing your attention on yourself.
Dreaming about cooking for your romantic partner – If you dreamed of cooking for your romantic partner, such dream is a sign of your devotion towards your romantic partner and your desire to make your partner happy.
This dream symbolizes the closeness and affection you two feel for each other.
Dreaming about someone cooking for you – If you dreamed of someone cooking for you, such dream is a good sign. It indicates you are loved and cared for. It can symbolize the care and attention of a special person in your life, who is doing everything to make you happy.
This dream could also reveal someone admiring you, without you being aware of that.
Dreaming about using a recipe for cooking – If you dreamed of using a recipe to cook something, such dream is not a good sign, possibly indicating being gossiped about.
Dreaming about tasting your food while cooking it – If you dreamed of tasting the food you were cooking, such dream is a good sign, and indicates receiving some good news you have expected to hear for a long time.
Dreaming about cooking different food – If you dreamed of cooking various dishes of food, such dream is a sign of some pleasant activities ahead. In some cases, this dream is a sign of reunions with close friends you haven’t seen in a while.
Dreaming about cooking meat – If you dreamed of cooking meat, such dream isn’t a good sign, usually indicating someone grabbing an opportunity before your eyes. This dream could also be a good sign, indicating gaining wealth and abundance after putting efforts and hard work. This dream could signify family happiness and joy as well.
Dreaming about cooking fish – If you dreamed of cooking fish, such dream usually isn’t a good sign, possibly indicating some difficulties you will soon encounter. It might also signify the need to change some of your plans, so you would make the right decisions about your future life.
Dreaming about cooking egg omelet – If dreamed of cooking an egg omelet in your dream, such dream could be a sign of conflicts and disagreements with your loved ones soon.
Dreaming about cooking scrambled eggs – If you dreamed of cooking scrambled eggs, such dream is a sign of some positive changes in your everyday life, which will make you very happy and content.
Dreaming about cooking a sauce – If you dreamed of making a sauce, such dream could symbolize someone important paying you a visit soon. You will have to make sure that everything in your household is perfect when this guest arrives.
Dreaming about cooking sausages – If you dreamed about cooking sausages, such dream is a good sign, indicating the success of our planned projects and endeavors.
Dreaming about cooking rice – If you cooked rice in your dream, such dream could symbolize some new responsibilities which you need to undertake so you could improve your everyday life.
Dreaming about burning your food while cooking – If you dreamed of completely burning the food you were cooking, such dream might not be a good sign. It might signify someone you care about getting disappointed in you because of some actions you did or words you said.
In some cases, this dream is a sign of loss, and is a warning to be prepared for such possibility.
Such dream might also indicate someone in your family or among your close friends getting pregnant.
Dreaming about enjoying while cooking – If you dreamed you enjoyed while cooking food, such dream might indicate being congratulated and respected for doing something good.
Dreaming about cooking in a hurry – If you dreamed of cooking and begin in a great hurry because you were late for something, such dream isn’t a good sign, possibly indicating experiencing something unpleasant in relation to someone close.
Dreaming about cooking breakfast – If you dreamed of cooking your breakfast, such dream could be warning you about rivals who dislike you and would like to see you ruined.
Dreaming about cooking dinner – If you cooked dinner in your dream, such dream might reveal your sadness, depression and being overwhelmed with some negative feelings and thoughts.
Dreaming about cooking lunch – If you cooked lunch in your dream, such dream is a sign of positive changes occurring in your life soon. That can be due to your better understanding of some circumstances and making the right decisions because of that.
Dreaming of cooking for a long time – If you dreamed you were cooking for hours and you weren’t able to stop, such dream is not a good sign and indicates disappointment with the outcome of some situation or regretting some actions or decisions you have made.