Updated on September 13, 5:26 p.m. (GMT+8): Improved relevancy.

Knowing how to process ingredients for cooking is an important part of HoYoverse’s open-world adventure game Genshin Impact.

Dishes give your characters added effects, helping them recover HP and stamina, plus much-needed buffs that boost attack, defense, and crit damage. 

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Each dish needs certain ingredients, either collected from the lands of Teyvat or processed through stoves and campfires. 

If you’re new to the game and you’re still trying to figure out how to cook, here’s a quick guide on how to prepare ingredients in the game. 

How to process ingredients

How to process and cook ingredients in Genshin Impact featuring Diluc
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Follow these steps to transform your cooking ingredients: 

  1. Go near any stove or campfire. 
  1. Click on the “Cook” button. 
  1. On the topmost part, select the chili icon or the “Process” tab. 
  1. Pick the ingredient you want and hit the “Cook” button. 
  1. Tweak the amount according to your cooking needs, and click “Confirm” to start processing ingredients. 
  1. Wait for it to finish processing, and then click “Obtain” to retrieve your ingredients in the same tab. 

Remember, you cannot cancel processing once you’ve started it. 

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Times and requirements to process ingredients in Genshin Impact

How to process ingredients in Genshin Impact
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Here is the full list of all processed ingredients, their requirements, and cooking times. 

Bacon 2 Raw Meat, 2 Salt 15 minutes 
Butter 2 Milk 5 minutes 
Cheese 3 Milk 10 minutes 
Crab Roe 4 Crab 20 minutes 
Cream 1 Milk 3 minutes 
Fish Any fish caught from the Genshin Impact fishing feature 1 / 2 / 3 minutes 
Flour 1 Wheat 1 minute 
Ham 2 Raw Meat, 1 Salt 5 minutes 
Jam 3 Sunsettia, 2 Berry, 1 Sugar 10 minutes 
Mysterious Meat Product1 Raw Meat, 1 Fowl, 1 Fish1 minute
Raw Meat 1 Chilled Meat 1 minute 
Sausage 3 Raw Meat 20 minutes 
Smoked Fowl 3 Fowl, 1 Salt 5 minutes 
Spice2 Harra Fruit1 minute
Sugar 2 Sweet Flower 3 minutes 

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