Cooking in New World is just one of the many facets of the game that is as rewarding as it is tedious. It can be near impossible to remember what recipes you want or need on the fly. On top of that, getting the recipe you want depends entirely on what you want from it, whether that be ease of collection or awesome perks.
Best Simple Recipes
These recipes may not have the best perks to come with them, but they are assured to be easy to collect ingredients for and prepare. This list combines the best combination of effects, the number of items required, and the rarity of each item.
|Roasted Cabbage or Roasted Carrot||1 Cabbage or 1 Carrot, 1 Cooking Oil, 1 Dill||Increases Luck x1000 for 20 Minutes|
|Meat Bait||1 Seasoning Blend & 1 Raw Meat||Increases Chances of Big Fish in freshwater when fishing|
|Fish Bait||1 Seasoning Blend & 1 Fish||Increases Chances of Big Fish in saltwater when fishing|
|Seared Venison Steak||1 Venison, 1 Salt, 1 Peppercorn, 1 Butter||Increases Constitution x6 and Strength x4 for 25 minutes|
|Venison Pot Roast||1 Venison, 1 Onion, 1 Garlic, 1 Thyme||Increases Focus x10 for 25 minutes|
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Best Recipes for Effects
This list below disregards the number of items required or the rarity of the items for the recipe. Instead, you can find the recipes with the best perks below. Keep in mind, these recipes may be a bit harder to come by and make.
|Bacon-Wrapped Scallops||1 Clam, 1 Pork Belly, 1 Salt, 1 Butter, 1 Peppercorn, 1 Lemon||Increases Strength x24 and Dexterity x16 for 40 minutes|
|Calamari & Tomato Stew||1 Squid Meat, 1 Garlic, 1 Onion, 1 Parsley, 1 Tomato, 1 Cooking Oil||Increases Intelligence x30 for 35 minutes|
|Blackened Mandje Mandje with Corn Succotash||1 Lava Barb, 1 Seasoning Blend, 1 Onion, 1 Corn, 1 Tomato, 1 String Bean||Increases Focus x40 for 40 minutes|
|Salted Roasted Vegetables||1 Potato, 1 Squash, 1 Nut, 1 Salt, 1 Butter, 1 Parsley||Increases Luck when mining x2000 for 40 minutes|
|Spaghetti Bolognese||1 Pasta, 1 Red Meat, 1 Tomato, 1 Onion, 1 Carrot, 1 Garlic||Increases Strength x24 and Intelligence x16 for 40 minutes|
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