A guide to catching and training horses in Black Desert Online.
Cooking can be a useful and lucrative life skill to have in Black Desert. It is used to create a variety of dishes that can give buffs (many of which can be traded to other players) and restore energy to your workers and pets. The byproduct dishes that are created during crafting can be traded in for cooking experience, contribution experience, beer, milk, and silver.
Cooking requires the use of a cooking utensil placed in a residence. The utensil has durability and will need to be replaced as it wears down (it cannot be repaired). See Tools of the Trade below for details.
Depending on your skill level, you have a chance to proc an increased yield in production and/or higher quality items, as well as additional byproducts. Also, as you level the cooking skill higher there is a chance for a cook to not consume energy.
To mass produce a recipe, add the ingredients for a single cook of the desired item and select the ‘Produce Continuously’ button to the right of the ‘Cook’ button. Hit ‘Yes’ on the warning popup and then enter the number of times you wish to cook. make sure you have adequate space in your inventory for the dish and the byproducts. This is a great way to AFK cook large numbers of a dish.
Cooking requires the use of a Cooking Utensil that comes in three varieties: Cooking Utensil, Intermediate Cooking Utensil, and Advanced Cooking Utensil. Standard Cooking Utensils can be purchased from a cooking vendor for 1000 silver or made at a level 1 Tool Workshop. The Intermediate and Advanced Cooking Utensils must be crafted at a level 2 and 3 tool workshop.
Most cooking recipes will yield byproducts that can be turned in for rewards. The in game text is not 100% accurate, so here are the items, turn in npcs, turn in amounts, and rewards.
Use the search function in your browser (ctrl+F) to find specific recipes in this list.
An asterisk (*) after an ingredient means that it can be bought from a vendor.
For all recipes you can follow these general substitution rules:
Recipes with specific requirements from the list above will have them listed in parenthesis.
*Eggs can be gathered by workers at Bartali Farm and Finto Farm south of Velia as a rare drop. High luck workers and investing in the nodes will increase yield.
*Milk can be gathered by the cow milking mini-game and as a reward for several daily quests. The mini-game requires 5 energy each time.
Essence of Liquor
These potions are made using the processing menu and the ‘Simple Cooking’ option. They are an improved replacement for MP and energy potions that are sold by merchants as they are lighter.
Concentrated Grain Juice
Highly Concentrated Grain Juice
Refined Grain Juice
These dishes are used to restore energy to your workers.
Fish Fillet Chip
These dishes are used to increase your stats.
Fish Fillet Salad
Boiled Bird Eggs
Stir Fried Meat
Tea with Fine Scent
Exotic Herbal Wine