[Guide] How to Process Ingredients in Genshin Impact

How to Process Ingredients in Genshin Impact guide

In this quick guide, we’ll teach you how to process ingredients in Genshin Impact in five easy steps.

Cooking and eating food can give your characters an additional boost to your stats such as your Attack or Stamina.

But to start cooking food, you’ll need to process your ingredients first! Here’s how.

How to Process Ingredients in Genshin Impact

Here are the steps on how to process your ingredients so you can start cooking them into your recipes:

1. Go to a Cooking station in Mondstadt, Liyue Harbor, or a campfire

Whether you’re planning on cooking recipes or processing ingredients, you will need to do it in a cooking station.

The most accessible cooking stations are the ones in Mondstadt or Liyue Harbor. Just look for the knife and fork icon on your map.

Cooking station location in Mondstadt

2. Press “Cook” to open the cooking menu

Cooking station in Genshin Impact to Process Ingredients

3. Press the “Ingredients” icon

This will open the ingredients tab where you can see the list of ingredients you can process.

Open the ingredients tab in cooking menu Genshin Impact 1

4. Select the ingredients you want to process

Select your desired ingredients to process and press “Cook.” Then, set the amount to process and press “Confirm.”

The ingredients will now start processing and will be added to the cooking queue.

5. Wait for the processing to complete, then obtain your ingredients

Ingredients have different processing times. For example, Sugar which requires 2 Sweet Flowers will take 3 minutes to process.

Once done, you’ll be able to “Obtain” the processed ingredients from the same Ingredients tab in your cooking menu.

Obtain completed ingredients processing

Time to cook a hearty meal for the team!


List of Ingredient Requirements and Processing Times

For your convenience, here’s a table of all the ingredients you can cook in the game, they requirements and how long they take to process.

Processed IngredientRequirementsProcessing Time
BaconRaw Meat 2x
Salt 2x
15 minutes
ButterMilk 2x5 minutes
CheeseMilk 3x10 minutes
Crab RoeCrab 4x20 minutes
CreamMilk 1x3 minutes
FlourWheat 1x1 minute
HamSunsettia 3x
Berry 2x
Sugar 1x
5 minutes
JamSunsettia 3x
Berry 2x
Sugar 1x
10 minutes
SausageRaw Meat 3x20 minutes
Smoked FowlFowl 3x
Salt 1x
5 minutes
SugarSweet Flower 2x3 minutes