"You have to love either what you are going to eat, or the person you are cooking for. Then you have to give yourself up to cooking. Cuisine is an act of love."

-ALAIN CHAPEL, Chef (1937-1990)


to prepare (food) for eating by subjecting to heat, as boiling, baking, frying, etc. 

SYN. - implies intense fondness or deep devotion and may apply to various relationships or objects (sexual love, brotherly love, love of one's work, etc.)

burn scars 
marks left on the skin or other tissue after, injured or damaged by fire or something with the effect of fire, as intense heat, friction, or acid; scorch, singe, scald, etc; has healed.