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1.0 - Introduction

Dictionary: To prepare (food) for eating by applying heat.

To the common player of RuneScape, cooking is just a skill. However, to an expert chef, it is an art, a source of income, and an entertaining way to pass the time. Learn all about the meats, bread, pies, fish, and even more that you can create with a high level of cooking in this guide.



2.0 - The Basics of Cooking

As stated before, cooking is the preparation of food by adding heat, so obviously you will need some sort of stove. In RuneScape, you will need access to a cooking range in order to cook. There are plenty of ranges in RuneScape, so you should not have much trouble finding one. Normally you cannot use regular fires for cooking, however all types of fish can be cooked over this heat source. You should also note that there is a chance of burning food when you are cooking; however, this will happen less often as your cooking level rises.

You cannot bake most goods without some sort of container. Imagine trying to make a cake without a Cake Tin! Here is a list of the common items used to contain foods.

Picture Item Location
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Bowl Bowl Cooks' Guild, General Stores
Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Cake Tin Cake Tin Cooks' Guild, General Stores
Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Cocktail Glass Cocktail Glass East wing, second floor of Grand Tree
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Jug Jug Cooks' Guild
Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Knife Knife Spawn north of Lumbridge, and Lumbridge Castle basement.
Spawn above Varrock General Store
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Pie Dish Pie Dish Cooks' Guild
Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle

Many kinds of food are prepared differently, however, they may have common ingredients. Here is a list of all the ingredients you may need when you cook.

Picture Ingredient Location
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Banana Banana Karamja Trees
Charter Crewmembers Stores
Port Sarim Cooking Store
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Cabbage Cabbage Farms and fields throughout RuneScape
Port Sarim Food Store
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cheese Cheese Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Port Sarim Cooking Shop
Lletya food store, Aggie's house in Draynor Village, Churn from bucket of milk
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Chocolate Bar Chocolate Bar Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Grand Tree Food store, Yanille Cooking Store
Cooks' Guild, Nardah
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Chocolate Dust Chocolate Dust Use pestle and mortar or a knife with a chocolate bar
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Cooking Apple Cooking Apple Cooks' Guild
Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Farmer's Shop north of Ardougne
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of an Egg Eggs Respawn at chicken coops
Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Flour Flour Pick wheat (Lumbridge or Ardougne best places) and grind it at a windmill.
Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Port Sarim Cooking Shop
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Gin Gin Grand Tree Food Shop
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Grapes Grapes Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Cooks' Guild, Phoenix Gang back room
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Lemon Lemon Grand Tree Food store
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Lime Lime Grand Tree Food Shop
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Bucket of Milk Milk Use a bucket on a Dairy Cow
Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of an Onion Onion South-west of the Crafting Guild
Farm on the outskirts of Lumbridge
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of an Orange Orange Grand Tree Food Store
Charter Crewmembers Stores
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Pat of Butter Pat of Butter Churn from bucket of milk
Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Pot of Cream Pot of Cream Churn from bucket of milk
Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Pineapple Pineapple Dropped by monsters
Charter Crewmembers Stores
Grand Tree Food Store
Picked from Trees on Karamja
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Potato Potato Fields east of Draynor Village
Fields west of Ardougne
Field south of Varrock
Field north-east of Lumbridge
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Redberry Redberries Respawn south of Varrock
Port Sarim Cooking Store
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Toad Legs Toad's Leg Pull the legs off a swamp toad
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Tomato Tomato Culinaromancers' Cooking Chest in the basement of Lumbridge Castle
Port Sarim Cooking Shop
Aggie's house in Draynor Village
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Vodka Vodka Grand Tree Food Shop
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Jug of Water Water Use a jug on a sink or fountain
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Whisky Whisky Grand Tree Food Shop

Some recipes may ask you to slice or dice certain fruits. To do this, simply use a knife on the fruit and choose the style of the cut.



3.0 - Food

As we all know, to cook you need something to cook with, and of course, to cook you need to have skill. In this part of the guide, you will learn how to make different kinds of food, and what cooking level is required to make it.

3.1 - Food Recipes
Cooked Meat

Basics for making cooked meat:

  1. Kill an animal for their meat.
  2. Cook your raw animal meat on a fire, range or spit (rabbit meat).

Picture Name Level Required Exp. Heals
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cooked Meat Cooked Meat 1 30 3 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cooked Chicken Cooked Chicken 1 30 3 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cooked Rabbit Meat Cooked Rabbit 1 30 5 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Roasted Bird Meat Roast Bird meat 11 63.5 6 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Roasted Rabbit Meat Roasted Rabbit 16 72 7 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cooked Crab Meat Crab Meat 21 100 10hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cooked Crab Meat Roast Beast Meat 21 82 6 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cooked Chompy Bird Chompy Bird 30 140 10 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cooked Jubbly Cooked Jubbly 41 160 15hp

Note: Chompy Birds, Beast Meat and Bird Meat must be cooked on a Spit roast. Jubbly can only be cooked on Rantz spit. Make a Spit roast with an iron bar and level 17 smithing. Use the Chompy Bird on the spit roast, and then use the spit roast with a fire. A permanent Spit roast is near Rantz south of Yanille.

Pies

Basics for making pies:

  1. Find a pie dish in the Cooks' Guild or craft one out of clay.
  2. Use flour with a jug or bucket of water, to make pastry dough.
  3. Use the pastry dough with your pie dish.
  4. Get your filling for your pie and add it to your pie dish with dough.
    • Redberry Pie - Redberries
    • Meat Pie - cooked meat
    • Mud Pie - compost, water, clay
    • Apple Pie - cooking apples
    • Garden Pie - tomato, onion, cabbage
    • Fish Pie - trout, cod, potato
    • Admiral Pie - salmon, tuna, potato
    • Wild Pie - raw bear, raw chompy, raw rabbit
    • Summer Pie - strawberry, watermelon, apple
  5. Use your uncooked pie on a range or fire to cook it.
Note: Thanks to an update, there is now a "Cook X" option on pies, enabling the ability to cook many at once without having to click a bunch of times.

Picture Name Level Required Exp. Heals Effects
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Redberry Pie Redberry Pie 10 78 10 hp None
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Meat Pie Meat Pie 20 104 12 hp None
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Mud Pie Mud Pie 29 128 0 hp Halves run energy of person hit
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Apple Pie Apple Pie 30 130 14 hp None
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Garden Pie Garden Pie 34 138 12 hp +3 Farming
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Fish Pie Fish Pie 47 164 12 hp +3 Fishing
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Admiral Pie Admiral Pie 70 210 16 hp +5 Fishing
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Wild Pie Wild Pie 85 240 22 hp +5 Slayer, +4 Ranged
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Summer Pie Summer Pie 95 270 22 hp +10% run energy, +5 Agility

Pizzas

Basics for making Pizzas:

  1. Mix flour and water together to make pizza base.
  2. Put tomato on the pizza base.
  3. Put cheese on the pizza base.
  4. Cook on a range.
  5. Put on toppings. Toppings are cooked meat, anchovies, or diced pineapple.
Note: Thanks to an update, there is now a "Cook X" option on pizzas, enabling the ability to cook many at once without having to click a bunch of times.

Picture Name Level Required Exp. Heals
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Plain Pizza Plain Pizza 35 130 14 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Meat Pizza Meat Pizza 45 169 16 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Anchovy Pizza Anchovy Pizza 55 182 18 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Pineapple Pizza Pineapple Pizza 65 195 22 hp

Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Milking a Cow
Cakes

Basics for making cakes:

  1. Get an egg, milk, flour, and a cake tin.
  2. Put the flour, milk, and egg in the cake tin.
  3. Cook it on a range.
  4. If you are making a chocolate cake, add a chocolate bar to the cake.

To make a fishcake:

  1. Get breadcrumbs, ground codfish, ground kelp, ground giant crab meat.
  2. Put the breadcrumbs, ground codfish, ground kelp, ground giant crab in the cake tin.
  3. Cook it on a range.

Picture Name Level Required Exp. Heals
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Fishcake Fishcake 31 100 11hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cake Cake 40 180 12 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Chocolate Cake Chocolate Cake 50 210 15 hp

Stews

Basics for making stews:

  1. Get a bowl and fill it with water.
  2. Add potatoes and cooked meat to the bowl.
  3. If you are making curry, add spice.
  4. Use it with a stove or a range.

Picture Name Level Required Exp. Heals
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Stew Stew 25 117 11 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Curry Curry 60 280 19 hp

Upon completion of the Evil Dave sub quest of the Recipe of Disaster quest, players are able to make a new type of stew to increase or reduce stats. Simply use your cat to kill hellrats, and they will drop a coloured spice canister. Each canister can have up to four doses, three of which you will need to put in a stew. To determine the effect of the stew with the spice, simply multiply the number of doses you put in by 2. Note that your levels can go up or down at random when you drink this stew. That said, if you put three doses of red spice in your stew, your attack, strength, defence, ranged and magic levels could go up or down six levels - each skill being different. The table below shows what spice affects which skills.

Zybez RuneScape Help's Animation of a Red Spice Red Spice
Effects: Attack, Strength, Defence, Ranged and Magic
Zybez RuneScape Help's Animation of an Orange Spice Orange Spice
Effects: Smithing, Crafting, Fletching, Runecrafting, Cooking and Construction
Zybez RuneScape Help's Animation of a Yellow Spice Yellow Spice
Effects: Prayer, Agility, Slayer, Thieving, and Hunter
Zybez RuneScape Help's Animation of a Brown Spice Brown Spice
Effects: Woodcutting, Herblore, Farming, Fishing, Mining and Firemaking

Snails (Members Only)

Basics for cooking snails:

  1. Go out to Morytania and kill a snail.
  2. Cook the snail meat on a range or fire, and you will get one of the three following snail meat.

Picture Name Level Required Exp. Heals
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Thin Snail Thin Snail 12 70 5-7 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Lean Snail Lean Snail 17 80 6-8 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Fat Snail Fat Snail 22 95 7-9 hp

Wraps (Members Only)

Picture Name Level Required Exp. Heals How to Make
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Ugthanki Kebab Ugthanki Kebab 1 80 19 hp Get a bowl, flour, water, tomato, onions, and a knife. Kill Ugthankis and collect their raw meat. Cook it. Use your onion, tomato, and cooked Ugthanki meat with your bowl. Mix the flour and water, and then make pitta dough. Bake it and use the pitta bread with the kebab mix.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Oomlie Wrap Oomlie Wrap 50 30 14 hp Go to the jungle south of Shilo Village (Note: you need to be doing or have completed the Legends Quest!). Defeat Oomlie birds and get their meat. Shake a Leafy Palm Tree. One of their leaves will appear beside the tree afterwards. Pick it up and use it with the meat. Now use it with a stove or a range.

Miscellaneous Foods

Picture Name Level Required Exp. Heals How to make
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Bread Bread 1 40 5 hp Mix flour and water together to make bread dough. Then cook the bread dough on a range.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Jungle Spider Jungle Spider 16 80 7-10 hp Use a machete on a thatch to get a skewer. Then use a spider carcass on the skewer, use the spider on a stick on a fire/range.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Nettle Tea Nettle Tea 20 52 3 hp Fill a bowl with water, place some nettles1 into the bowl of water, boil the nettle water by using it with a range or fire, use the bowl of nettle tea with a cup. If you like, you can use a bucket of milk with the cup of tea.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Pot of Cream Pot of Cream 21 18 1 hp Use a bucket of milk on a churn located in some farm buildings.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Jug of Wine Wine 35 200 11 hp Obtain a jug, and fill it with water. Use grapes with the jug. The wine will ferment for approximately 5 seconds, and then it will be finished. This process has been made easier with the "Make X" option.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Pat of Butter Pat of Butter 38 40 N/A Use a bucket of milk on a churn, and then use the pot of cream you made on the churn to make butter.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cheese Cheese 48 64 2 hp Use a bucket of milk on a churn, and then use the pot of cream you made on the churn to make cheese.

1 :: Nettles
To pick nettles you must be wearing gloves.


3.2 - Fish

As mentioned before, any heat source is good for cooking fish. Burning, like most other foods, happens as well; however, this will decrease as your cooking level rises. Refer to the Fishing guide for more information about fish.

Picture Fish Name Level Required Exp. Gained Heals
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Shrimp Shrimp 1 30 3 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Anchovies Anchovies 1 30 1 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Sardine Sardine 1 40 4 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Karambwanji Karambwanji 1 30 3 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Karambwan Karambwan 1 80 18 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Herring Herring 5 50 5 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Mackerel Mackerel 10 60 6 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Trout Trout 15 70 7 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Cod Cod 18 75 7 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Pike Pike 20 80 8 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Salmon Salmon 25 90 9 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Slimy Eel Slimy eel 28 95 6-10 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Tuna Tuna 30 100 10 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Rainbow Fish Rainbow Fish 35 110 11 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Cave Eel Cave eel 38 115 7-11 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Lobster Lobster 40 120 12 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Bass Bass 43 130 13 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Swordfish Swordfish 45 140 14 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Lava Eel Lava eel 53 140 14 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Monkfish Monkfish 62 150 16 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Shark Shark 80 210 20 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Sea Turtle Sea Turtle 82 212 21 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Manta Ray Manta Ray 91 216 22 hp


3.3 - Vegetables

Note: Thanks to an update, there is now a "Cook X" option on potatoes, enabling the ability to cook many at once without having to click a bunch of times.

Picture Name Level Required Exp. Heals
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Baked Potato Baked Potato 7 15 4 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Sweetcorn Sweetcorn 21 104 10 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Potato with Butter Potato with Butter 39 55 14 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Chili Potato Chili Potato1 41 136 14 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Potato with Cheese Potato with Cheese 47 95 16 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Potato with Egg and Tomato Egg Potato2 51 191 16 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Potato with Mushrooms and Onions Mushroom Potato3 64 230 20 hp
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Potato with Tuna and Sweetcorn Tuna Potato4 68 310 22 hp

1 :: Chilli Con Carne
Make a buttered potato.
Add cooked meat to a bowl with a knife in your inventory.
Use garlic with a bowl with a knife in your inventory.
Add gnome spice to the chopped garlic.
Use the minced meat with the spicy sauce.
Add this mixture to the buttered potato.

2 :: Scrambled Egg and Tomato
Make a buttered potato.
Use an egg on a bowl, then use the bowl on a range.
Use a tomato with a bowl while having a knife in inventory.
Use the chopped tomato with the scrambled egg.
Use this mixture on the buttered potato.

3 :: Fried Mushrooms and Fried Onions
Use a bittercap mushroom on a bowl with a knife in inventory.
Use the bowl of sliced mushrooms on a range.
Use an onion on a bowl with knife in inventory.
Use the bowl of sliced onions on a range.
Use the bowl of cooked onions on the cooked mushrooms.
Add this mixture to your buttered potato.

4 :: Tuna and Sweetcorn
Make a buttered potato.
Use a cooked tuna on a bowl with knife in inventory.
Use a cooked sweetcorn with the bowl of tuna.
Add this mixture to your buttered potato.


3.4 - Gnome Delicacies

You will not be able to start cooking gnome foods, until you complete a task that the gnome chef will give you. Go to the Grand Tree in the Tree Gnome Stronghold and find the bar to begin the task. Once you complete his task, you may now begin with cooking gnome foods. This is for members only.

Gnome Bowls

Picture Name Level Exp Heals How to make
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Worm Hole Worm Hole 30 170 12 hp Put dough in a gnomebowl mold, and cook it on a range. Next, add two onions, four king worms, and one spice. For the final step, cook it, and then add one Equa leaf.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Vegetable Ball Vegetable Ball 35 175 12 hp Put dough in a gnomebowl mold and cook it on a range. Now add 2 potatoes, 1 spice, and two onions. Then cook it on range once more, and then add one Equa leaf to finish it.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Tangled Toad Legs Tangled Toad Legs 40 185 15 hp Put dough in a gnomebowl mold and cook it on a range. Next, add one dwellberry, 2 Equa leaves, 2 spices, 4 toad legs, and 2 cheese. For the last step, cook it on a range.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Chocolate Bomb Chocolate Bomb 42 190 15 hp Put dough in a gnomebowl mold and cook it on a range. Add one Equa leaf and four chocolate bars, and then cook it again on a range. For the final addition, add chocolate dust and two pots of cream.

Gnome Crunchies

Picture Name Level Exp Heals How to make
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Toad Crunchies Toad Crunchies 10 100 7 hp Put dough in crunchie tray and bake it on a range. Now add 2 toad legs and 1 spice. Then cook it on range once more, and then add one Equa leaf to finish it.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Spice Crunchies Spicy Crunchies 12 100 7 hp Put dough in a crunchie tray, and then bake it on a range. Next, add two Equa leaves, and three spices. To finish it, cook it again, and then add one spice.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Worm Crunchies Worm Crunchies 14 100 8 hp Put your dough in a crunchie tray and bake it. Next, add two king worms, one spice, and one Equa leaf. To finish it, bake it one more time then add one spice.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Choc Chip Crunchies Choc Chip Crunchies 16 100 7 hp Put dough in a crunchie tray and then bake it on range. Then add one spice and two chocolate bars. To finish it cook it, and then add one chocolate dust.

Gnome Battas

Picture Name Level Exp Heals How to make
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Fruit Batta Fruit Batta 25 150 11 hp Put dough in a batta tin, and then bake it on a range. Next, add four Equa leaves, and then cook it again. Now add diced pineapple, lime, and oranges to the batta. To finish this recipe add one spice, and you are done.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Toad Legs Batta Toad Batta 26 152 11 hp Put dough in a batta tin, and cook it on a range. Add one Equa leaf to a toad leg, and then put spices on it. Then add the toad leg to the batta, and add one cheese. To finish it cook it on range.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Worm Batta Worm Batta 27 154 11 hp Put dough in a batta tin, and then cook it on a range. Next add spices to a king worm, and then add the king worm to the batta. Then add one cheese, and cook it on a range. To finish it add one Equa leaf, and you are done.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Vegetable Batta Vegetable Batta 28 156 11 hp Put dough in a batta tin, and cook it on a range. Next, add two tomatoes, one onion, one cheese, one dwellberry, and one cabbage. To finish this recipe, cook it one last time, and then add one Equa leaf.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Cheese and Tomato Batta Cheese and Tomato Batta 29 158 11 hp Put dough in a batta tin, and cook it on a range. Add one tomato and one cheese to the batta, and then bake it. For the final step, add one Equa leaf


4.0 - Drinks

RuneScape sports a wide range of ales, beers, and stat enhancing drinks. This section outlines the Gnome Cocktails, and beers made using the Dwarven method of Brewing.

4.1 - Brewing

Brewing is a branch of the cooking and farming skills. One farms their own herbs, or hops, and uses a brewery to ferment them into various beers, ales, or other stat enhancing drinks. There are many useful and interesting drinks to quench your thirst within the world of RuneScape. Brewing can be very tedious, and it can be much easier to buy the brewable items from a bar or inn if possible.

The brewing information of Dwarven style drinks is below.

Picture Name Level Required Exp. Ingredients Effects**
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cider Cider 14 182 4 buckets apple mush Farming +1, Attack -2, Strength -2
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Dwarven Stout Dwarven Stout 19 215 4 Hammerstone hops Mining +1, Smithing +1, Attack -2, Strength -2
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Asgarnian Ale Asgarnian Ale 24 248 4 Asgarnian Hops Strength +2, Attack -2
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Greenman's Ale Greenman's Ale 29 281 4 Harralander Herblore +1, Attack -2, Strength -2, Defence -2
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Wizard's Mind Bomb Wizard's Mind Bomb 34 313 4 Yanillian Hops Magic +2 or +3, Attack -1, Strength -1, Defence -1
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Dragon Bitter Dragon Bitter 39 347 4 Krandorian Hops Strength +2, Attack -1
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Moonlight Mead Moonlight Mead 44 380 4 Bittercap Mushrooms Heals 4 Hitpoints.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Axeman's Folly Axeman's Folly 49 413 1 Oak root Woodcutting +1, Attack -2, Strength -2
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Chef's Delight Chef's Delight 54 446 4 Chocolate Dust Cooking +2 to +5 depending on Cooking level, Attack -2, Strength -2
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Slayer's Respite Slayer's Respite 59 479 4 Wildblood Hops Slayer +1, Attack -2, Strength -2

** Note that the decrease to the skills depends on your level and may differ from those listed.

4.2 - Gnome Cocktails

Before you can make the wonderful gnomish cocktails, you will have to complete a challenge given to you by Blurberry, who is located on the first floor of the grand tree.


Picture Name Level Exp Effect How to make
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Fruit Blast Fruit Blast 6 50 Heals 9 hp Put one lemon, one pineapple, and one orange into a shaker and pour it into a glass. For the final touch cut a lemon into slices, and add one to your cocktail.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Pineapple Punch Pineapple Punch 8 70 Heals 9 hp Put one orange, one lemon, and two pineapples into a shaker, and then pour it out into a glass. To finish it off, add some diced pineapple, diced lime, and a slice of orange.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Wizard Blizzard Wizard Blizzard 18 110 Heals 5 hp
-4 att
+5 str
Put two vodka, one pineapple, one gin, one orange, one lemon, and one lime into a shaker and pour it out into a glass. Next, add some diced pineapple, a slice of lime and you are done.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Short Green Guy Short Green Guy (SGG) 20 120 Heals 5 hp
-4 att
+5 str
Put three limes and one vodka into a shaker, and then pour it out into a glass. To finish it off, add an Equa leaf and a slice of Lime to the drink.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Drunk Dragon Drunk Dragon 32 170 Heals 5 hp
-4 att
+6 str
Put one gin, one vodka, and one dwellberry into a shaker, and then pour it into a glass. For the final touches add diced pineapple, and cream, and then heat it up.
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Chocolate Saturday Chocolate Saturday 33 170 Heals 7 hp
-4 att
+6 str
Put one Equa leaf, one milk, and one whisky into a shaker, and then pour it into a glass. Then add one chocolate bar, and heat the drink up. Then to finish it off, and one cream, and add one chocolate dust.
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Put one vodka, one gin, two lemons, one brandy, and one orange into a shaker and pour it into a glass. Next, add some diced oranges, and then add some diced lemons. For the final step, add a slice of slice lime, and then one Equa leaf.


5.0 - Training Methods and Locations

Although this guide talks about many different recipes, cooking fish is usually the preferred method of training. The reasoning behind this is that fish are much easier to obtain then gathering all the ingredients used in pies, pizzas, etc. So, to train cooking, always try to cook the best fish you can. You can do so by fishing them and then cooking what you catch, or by buying the uncooked fish first. Usually lobsters and sharks are the most commonly traded fish, so if you would like to buy raw fish and then cook them, try to find players that are willing to sell these raw fish. You can also sell these fish cooked to players wishing to use them as food during combat.

The best training process is quite simple, but unfortunately, quite boring. Find a range that is close to a bank or just use your tinderbox with some logs to make a fire. Use your raw fish on the range or fire to cook your fish. Repeat until all of your fish are cooked, and then grab some more raw fish from your bank account.

The best locations for cooking are the following:

  • Few ranges are very close to a bank on the free worlds. Your best bet is to make a fire to cook in close proximity to a bank. The closest ranges to banks are in Al-Kharid, Edgeville or Lumbridge. The closest permanent fire to a bank in free RuneScape in Draynor Village at Ned's house.
  • On member worlds, there is a range very close to the bank in Catherby and the Lumbridge Cellar. There is also a permanent fire next to a banker in Rogue's Den, considerably closer to each other than Catherby. The Rogues Den can be accessed through the pub in Burthorpe. If the Rogue's Den banker causes you problems by moving a lot because of other players, you can also try the Nardah oven right next to the bank. You do not need to wear desert clothing while in the village, and the bank stalls are permanent. Nardah is a much more quiet location if you wish to cook in peace.
  • When you cook your food in Lumbridge castle kitchen, you receive a 10% less chance on burning your food. The down side, however, it's not that close to a bank because you have to go down in the basement or up two flights of steps to get to a bank.

Where to buy/sell food:

The Official Forums are far from a bad place to make any of the trades necessary, as they are very active and fast. The Herblore, Farming, and Food board on our Community site is also a good place to make transactions. If you're pondering about ingame locations however, Edgeville on low numbered worlds (1-12) are excellent places for selling sharks and lobsters, especially cooked.

Level 1 - 15:

If you want to be as self-sufficient as possible, you should begin cooking by also training fishing. Take a small net, axe, and tinderbox to Draynor Village, and begin fishing shrimp in the river south of the bank, cooking as you go. There's no point in keeping these cooked fish, so you're best saving time by dropping them when they're cooked. At level 5 fishing you will be able to move on to sardines. A Fishing rod and a stock of bait is required, both of which can be picked up at the fish shop in Port Sarim, just west of Draynor Village. Don't worry if you're cooking level is lower than your fishing (due to burning) - Sardines only require level 1 cooking, which you will find is a common trend throughout your training, in that fish require lower cooking levels than fishing levels. At level 10 you will start picking up Herring as well. Keep cooking and dropping as you go, until you reach level 15.

Alternatively, you can stick with your small net and shrimp until level 15, or you can camp out in the Lumbridge cow farm area and pick up the meat people leave on the ground.

  • Level 1 Cooking, Level 1 Fishing: Shrimp
  • Level 1 Cooking, Level 5 Fishing: Sardines
  • Level 5 Cooking, Level 10 Fishing: Herring

Level 15 - 40:

You'll need a fishing level of 20 to continue properly. Keep training on sardines and herring if you need to. You'll now begin fly fishing, which is some of the quickest experience you'll encounter in the game. Get a decent stock of feathers - 500 should be enough to get you from level 20 to 40 fishing - and a fly fishing rod. Free players will also need an axe (equipped) and a tinderbox, while members have the option of using a stock of Rings of Dueling to bank their fish. For free players, head to the river banks of the Barbarian Village, just north of the bridge, where you'll find several fly fishing spots. You can bank your fish in Edgeville bank, though this is time consuming and not really worth it. Members can either head to Shilo Village, which requires you to have done the Shilo Village quest, or down to the Castle Wars arena. North of the arena is a large lake, on the shores of which are several fly fishing spots. You can either fish and cook, or fish and bank using Rings of Dueling.

For lower level chefs who have access to the Cooks' Guild or have a lot of grapes stored up in their banks, the best experience is making wine as it gives 200xp per successful jug and the Cooks' Guild has a grape spawn, jug spawn and water source so you never need to leave!

For lower level chefs who do not have access to the Cooks' Guild, one of the best ways is to go to the cow farm in Lumbridge, and cook the raw meat that people leave laying around, you will find an endless supply to the uncooked meat. It is also recommended that you cook trout/salmon, as they will provide you with minimal money loss, along with quick cooking experience for your levels.

Level 40-99:

Cooking lobsters at the start of level 40 is the fastest experience. The problem that lies herein is that you'll burn a high percentage of the lobsters you attempt to cook. You could continue with trout and salmon for a while. A decision you need to make is whether or not you want to spend a fair bit on this goal. Continuing the entire way to 99 with lobsters is the most expensive, but it won't take as long if cooking other fish. Switching to monkfish at around 80 will help you avoid burning a lot of them, and save you time. You could start sharks at this level as well, but you'll waste a lot of money burning them. To avoid burning a lot of sharks, start at around level 90 with cooking gauntlets. At level 94, you will stop burning sharks (With the gauntlets) and have the easiest route from 94-99 to be burn free. You may however lose a bit of money cooking sharks, as the prices for them are continually dropping and rising. It is best to stick with lobsters, as that way you will know how much you will be losing from 94 to 99 cooking.

Another tip if you're cooking fish, especially higher leveled fish such as lobster, swordfish, bass or shark is many players will trade their raw fish for your cooked. They may not have the level to cook or are too lazy and will happily trade so they can continue on with what they want to do. This makes training on these high level fish much easier - especially if you can find someone who it constantly willing to trade their raw fish for your cooked.

Yet another strategy is to cook chickens. As you can quickly kill them, and you can save their feathers to sell them, this isn't a bad alternative. The Champions Guild is the best place to do this, as the range is right next to the chicken pen, and you may quickly sell your cooked chickens to get rid of them faster than dropping. Afterwards, you may sell all the feathers you collected for a profit.



6.0 - Miscellaneous
Cooking Gauntlets (Members Only)
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of Cooking Gauntlets

After the Family Crest quest, you will obtain some "Steel Gauntlets". The Family Crest quest guide explains all three options you have with the gauntlets. However, you are able to turn these Gauntlets into Cooking Gauntlets.

When equipped, these Gauntlets will add an effective 10 levels to your cooking level when cooking Lobsters, Bass, Swordfish, Monkfish, and Sharks. This means that there you have less of a chance of burning the food.

Crossbow Strings
Zybez RuneScape Help's Screenshot of a Crossbow String

As crossbows require a stronger form of string than the bowstrings used for regular bows, players will need to use "sinew" to string their crossbows. To make sinew, simply use beef or bear meat on range, and choose the option to dry it out into sinew. Once you have this, you can spin it at a spinning wheel to create a crossbow string.



Quests for Experience

Quests with a choice Experience

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