Animal Crossing: New Horizons Cooking Guide and Full Recipe List
version 2.0 of Animal Crossing: New Horizons has introduced a robust new cooking feature, allowing players to create sweet and savory dishes by combining old and new ingredients. Get ready to update your DIY Recipes app and head to the nearest kitchen, as it’s time to finally cook over 140 new recipes! Read on for our complete guide on how to cook at Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
Can you cook at Animal Crossing: New Horizons?
! Cooking was added to the game through its version 2.0 update on November 3, 2021. Players can now grow crops such as sugar cane, tomatoes, carrots, wheat and more, and combine these ingredients to create dishes that can be eaten, gifted or displayed.
recipes are there?
There are a whopping 141 cooking recipes to find in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. You can find the full list at the bottom of this guide.
How do I unlock the cooking feature in
Animal Crossing: New Horizons?
First, make sure your copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons is updated to at least version 2.0.0. To check, select the New Horizons icon on your Nintendo Switch with the + button. Under your name, a version number will be displayed below it (i.e. version 2.0.0). If it is not version 2.0 or higher, go to the “Software Update” tab and select “Via the Internet” to download the update from the Internet or “Pair version with local users” if you have a second Nintendo Switch that has the update installed.
Once you’re up to date, you’ll be going to Nook Stop on Resident Services!
As long as you have 2,000 Nook miles on hand, you can buy Be a Chef! DIY+ recipes. Once loaded on your NookPhone, you will get the following recipes:
- Carrot stew Grilled
- sea bass flour with herbs
- Pumpkin bagel sandwich
- Tomato and sugar curry
- Peach smoothie / Pear smoothie * *
Apple smoothie / Cherry smoothie / Orange smoothie
Depending on the native fruit of your island.
You’ll also unlock a DIY recipe for the Stonework kitchen, a kitchen item that doubles as a “workbench” just for cooking to work your magic!
Where can I
find cooking recipes?
Similar to DIY recipes, cooking recipes can be found in a number of ways! You can find cooking recipes in DIY bottles washed on beach shores, get from neighbors, acquired from specific items and/or characters, and even balloons (though only creepy cookies). Certain recipes can be obtained only in a specific way, and they are as follows:
Be a chef! DIY+ recipes
available through Nook Miles
- Redemption for 2,000 Nook Miles
- Recipes: carrot stew, flour, grilled sea bass with herbs, pancakes, pumpkin bagel sandwich, sugar and tomato curry.
Basic cooking recipes
- available through Nook’s Cranny for 4,980 bells
- Recipes: brown sugar, brown sugar cupcakes, carrot cake, gnocchi di patate, organic bread, seaweed soup, tomato puree and whole wheat flour.
Turkey Day Recipes
- Learn from Franklin during your Turkey Day visit or purchase the package at Nook’s Cranny for 9,800 bells after Turkey Day (for a limited time in November).
- : clam chowder, au gratin, olive flounder meunière and pumpkin pie.
Daisy Mae’s Recipes Obtained
- Dude. Buy some turnips during your Sunday visit and you’ll receive a letter the next day with a recipe (a random kitchen or DIY furniture).
- Recipes: Bamboo soup, bamboo shoots in jars, kabu ankake and turnip salad.
Fish dishes where you must catch a fish to learn the Recipe
: Anchovy: Anchovies with garlic and Sardines in oil. Barred knife jaw: Barred knife jaw carpaccio. Blue Marlin: Carpaccio di marlin blu. Dab: Karei no nitsuke. Horse mackerel: Aji fry. Oliver platija: Sautéed olive flounder. Red snapper: Pesce all’acqua pazza. Salmon: Carpaccio di salmone, Poke, salmon bagel sandwich and salmon sandwich. Sea bass: Sea bass cake. Squid:
- Squid ink curry and squid ink spaghetti.
Where can I find ingredients?
The ingredients can be obtained from various sources on your island. Some dishes call for fruits, such as apples, oranges, and peaches, while others require fish, deep-sea creatures, weeds, mushrooms, turnips, or even items like bamboo shoots. However, most recipes call for you to grow crops such as pumpkins, potatoes, and wheat. Seeds for these crops can be obtained from Leif when you visit your island, or if you have donated enough 100,000 bells to open your shop on Harv’s Island.
All recipes in Animal
Crossing: New Horizons
You can find ACNH’s 141 cooking recipes and their required ingredients
below. Discover your favorite and start cooking (or baking)!
Images and article information come from the fantastic ACNH spreadsheet and its associated Discord channel.
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