If you dream of bakers, this has associations with creative ability and sexual intercourse, as loaves are images of male sexuality and the oven of female sexuality. Baking may suggest the birth of a child.
If your dream featured a cook, who were you cooking for in your dream? Cooks are also thought to be bad tempered, so is this referring to you or someone you know? If a butcher with his hands covered in blood appears in your dreams, this suggests the sacrifices you have made in your life. Blood is also associated with female sexuality and may suggest a fear of it; the dream may also have links to feelings of aggression. The meaning of dreams about bartenders will depend upon your relationship with alcohol in waking life. Is it a symbol of loneliness or of sociability?... The Element Encyclopedia
In dreams, these treats suggest small rewards. To dream that you are stealing biscuits or cookies signifies that you will let trivial problems and minor disputes annoy you. To dream that you are baking biscuits or cookies signifies feelings of optimism or an increase in productivity. A cookie cutter stands for repetitiveness and lack of original thought. A cookie jar connotes goals you are trying to reach, whilst crackers in dreams suggest small benefits or considerations.... The Element Encyclopedia
To dream of seeing a brood of chickens, denotes worry from many cares, some of which of which will prove to your profit. Young or half grown chickens, signify fortunate enterprises, but to make them so you will have to exert your physical strength.
To see chickens going to roost, enemies are planning to work you evil.
To eat them, denotes that selfishness will detract from your otherwise good name. Business and love will remain in precarious states.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
This flightless bird may be pointing to personal characteristics and needs that you may not necessarily want to look at. Consider the activities in the dream, as well as the mood, and then attempt to make a good interpretation. Chickens can represent cowardliness, gossip, excessive talking, and powerlessness. They are not known for their intelligence or beauty, and their presence in your dream could be an invitation to get more serious and better focused.
The more positive suggestion in this dream is in that chickens lay eggs. Eggs are symbolic of something new and fragile. They represent life and development in its earliest forms and as such, their possibilities are limitless.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The active and practical side of our nature which, by working at it, can transform inedible aspects of a relationship or situation into something which satisfies us, the sense of responsibility which ‘feeds the family*; female reproductive ability—puts one thing in the oven (sperm and ovum) and out comes something else (baby); need or ability to nourish oneself and provide for physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs. Idioms: cook the books, cook someone’s goose; cook up; what’s cooking. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The other “mother” who is not trying to educate and punish, but the woman who cares for you, spoils you, and does not discipline you. In addition, this dream symbol also shows the inner power of the woman and her ability for transformation. See Cooking, Kettle.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
This could be little more than a reflection of a daily activity in our dream life. Preparation. Creation, as in the expression “to cook something up.” We also use “cook” in idioms like one’s “goose is cooked” and to “cook the books.”... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Dreams of a cook symbolize the aspect of your that is maternal, nurturing, and knows what is best for you to ingest. This dream may be a message from your subconscious mind to be more mindful about the energy that you take in, and to take more responsibility for what you feed yourself mentally, spiritually, physically, and emotionally.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Vision: Seeing a cook is a sign that you have adapted well to the toil of everyday life and are glad you did. Dreaming about dismissing your cook: be more careful with your money. You are the cook: a very pleasant surprise is ahead.
Depth Psychology: The dream reveals your need to make certain matters in your life easier or more palatable (experiences, disappointments, insights), allowing you to adapt better to responsibilities and demands. You will do so if the meal you are cooking in the dream turns out well.... Dreamers Dictionary
every greasy cooked food that can be eaten with ease, is [indicative of] good, usefulness. And every cooked food that is different than that, then it’s expression is opposite to that.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik
Indulging in sweets. In general, the time for sweets is in childhood, but you are still enjoying sweets. Are you longing for your childhood? Do you wish to have the protection and care you had when you were a child? Is “sweetness” missing in your life? Maybe you should make more room in your life for security and childlike enjoyment? According to Freud, cookies with a smooth surface represent nakedness.
Folklore: Be careful in matters of love.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Earing chocolate-chip cookies may suggest enjoying something or someone who is irresistible and chock-full of bits of love. These cookies appearing in a dream may also point to a pleasant or unpleasant childhood memory.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream that you are eating, giving, receiving, or stealing cookies implies that you will allow your life to be disrupted by insignificant issues. Frivolous matters will consume your energy and time, and cause you unnecessary frustrations.
To dream that you are baking cookies indicates that you are in a positive frame of mind and possess much ambition and energy to accomplish your tasks. Your social standing may increase in importance or popularity.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreaming of sweet cookies suggests you give too much importance to frivolous and trivial matters: too much pleasure and little effort in life.
To bake cookies predicts a period of family disputes over trivial matters. It also predicts poor health. For a young woman, baking them signals that she is too worried about not finding the right partner. Eating them, however, suggests that bad times will soften with the support of family and friends. Taking them out from the oven invites the sleeper to have hopes.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
You may be seeking reward and an extra dose of sweetness in your life. Cookies connect us symbolically to maternalistic nurturance, even if you didn’t come from a home where Mom and cookies were synonymous. We think of these sweet treats as something we get to have after a job well done. This dream may mean that you are seeking such accolades. Cookies can also represent the insidious power of excess; have one and you’re fine, but before you know it, having one can turn into having many. As with anything that is good in moderation, the dream world may be pointing out ways in which you are overdoing it.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Cooking on fire in a dream means attaining one’s goal or achieving one’s purpose. Ifone sees himselfpreparing food on fire, and if his food is well cooked in the dream, it means that he will attain success and become famous. Otherwise, if his food is not well cooked in the dream, it means that he will fail to attain his goal. Cooking in a dream also means provoking matters of interest.
If the food is well cooked in the dream, then it means money and profits. Cooking raw meat in a dream and finding it hard to cook means getting involved in something that will not mature. Otherwise, if it does cook, and ifone can eat from it in the dream, then it means success. Cooking mutton in a dream means living an honorable life, being generous and earning lawful money.
If one cooks beef in his dream, it means living a comfortable life using the labor of tradesmen. Ifone sees himself cooking lion’s meat in a dream, it means that he will rise to leadership over unjust people, though one will have to maintain his vigilance and live in constant fear.
If one sees himself cooking dog’s meat in a dream, it means that he will manage a lowly job.
If he cooks the fat with it in a dream, it means that he will earn unlawful money. Otherwise, without the fat, it means that he will perform a lowly job and remains poor and deprived.
If one sees himself cooking a bird in a dream, it means governing or managing a business or earning lawful money from associating with rich and noble people.
If one cooks his meal with vulture’s meat in a dream, it means governing or trading with non-intelligent or heedless people and earning unlawful money.
(Also see Pot; Stew)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Example: “I saw piles of French loaves. On picking one up I saw that although the crust was crisp, the inside was runny wet dough. I wondered if cooking would make them usable’ (Derek L). As in the example, ways we transform inedible’ or unpalatable’ aspects of our life. Also nourishing ourself; creativity; our ability to make something new of the varied opportunities or experiences we have; giving of ourself. See cook under roles; food; kitchen under house and buildings. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Change and emotional development, exactly as in Kitchen. May also point to seething / boiling with anger. On the other hand, cooking may mean bringing something to conclusion and maturity. What is being cooked? What are you supposed to prepare? Do you want it well done?... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- To be cooking in a dream is to be preparing nourishment or to be satisfying a hunger, whether our own or other people’s. This hunger may not be as straightforward as a physical hunger, but something more subtle such as a need to make use of the varied opportunities available to us.
2- To be able to move forward in our lives we may need to blend ccrtain parts of our existence in new and original ways in order to succeed.
Dreaming of cooking highlights this. We may need to nurture a new ability.
3- Cooking can symbolise creativity. There is a delightful fable which tells how God baked the various ethnic races into being.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Cooking in a dream may signify putting together the ingredients of a creative project that will perhaps nourish others. It may express your concerns about taking care of your family or about mothering your children Burning something on the stove may comment that you are angry about a domestic situation.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream that you are cooking implies that you want to manipulate others into needing your help or your presence. You hope that others can look up to you for guidance and wisdom. It may also suggest that you long to take care for others and comfort them. You are seeking affection and closeness.
To dream that you have difficulties cooking means that you need to stop exerting so much energy getting people to accept you.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Psychological / emotional perspective: To be able to move forward in our lives we may need to blend certain parts of our existence in new and original ways in order to succeed. We may need to nurture a new ability. This is often brought to our attention by dreams of cooking.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: To be cooking in a dream is to be preparing nourishment or to be satisfying a hunger, whether our own or other people’s. This may not simply be a physical hunger, but something more subtle such as a need to make use of the varied opportunities available to us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of a kitchen will reveal, first, the means currently available to you. Everything depends on whether the kitchen is well or poorly equipped. What happens in it will have a correspondence with your life at this moment.
If food is burned it means that despite your good will, you still have a lot to learn. Cooking also symbolizes the desire to transform the harsh reality into something more “edible.” On the other hand, if you dream of cooking for others, it can denote your intention to influence them. Maybe you want people to think something in particular or make them dependants from your care.
It is said that this dream portends multiple visits of your friends in the future. ... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If you used fire to cook something in your dream, try to remember what you are cooking. It might symbolize an idea or a plan, or it may refer to your career or lifestyle. A barbecue may refer to your social life. A brazier is used for warmth and comfort, so what in your waking life could use a little of that?... The Element Encyclopedia
If you were cooking in your dreams, the chances are that your family or partner rely on you to give them comfort and support; it may be, however, that you do not, or cannot, give these to them, and so your unconscious might be urging you to do so. How did you feel when you prepared the meal; contented or resentful? Because a cook transforms raw materials into something edible, is there something you are cooking up in real life, a plan that has been simmering in your mind? If you were baking, what have you been cooking in your dream oven? An idea, perhaps, or could your dream image be expressing your desire for children, as in the phrase ‘bun in the oven’?
If someone else was cooking for you or helping you in the kitchen, you may regard this person as a source of emotional support. A cookbook denotes the many opportunities and ways you can use to reach your goals. To dream of a cookery school represents a means of becoming aware of the many ways you can offer your help and support to others in life.... The Element Encyclopedia
To see a cooking stove in a dream, denotes that much unpleasantness will be modified by your timely interference.
For a young woman to dream of using a cooking stove, foretells she will be too hasty in showing her appreciation of the attention of some person and thereby lose a closer friendship. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Dreams of fortune cookies represent your belief in fate, destiny and good luck. Pay attention to the words on the slip of paper, they may be an important message for you to assist you in your financial matters. See Prophetic Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Dark on the outside and white on the inside, Oreos in a dream, may comment on an African American who holds Caucasian values and attitudes. Eating the cream center of an Oreo may symbolize enjoying the insides or the good traits of someone close to you rather than paying attention to how he or she looks on the outside.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
See Oven. In the past, the central place for family events, eating, motherliness, woman, and marriage. Similar to Cap. Today, a range does not display an open flame; but the transformation of food from a raw to a cooked state is emphasized more.
The oven, like the Kitchen, is one of the most frequent symbols of transformation. Danger lurks when the fire is going out.
According to Freud, the symbol for women and the female body.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Male and female sexuality, as well as family life in general, are symbolized by the utensils and vessels used in cooking. The cooking fire or oven is traditionally the focus of the household and can symbolize the deepest center of your being; something burning in the kitchen should therefore alert you to problems in your family life.
If you are preparing a meal in your dream kitchen, this may suggest a quest for love and affection.
If you are frying food in your dream, there is the constant risk of getting burned; the smoke billowing around your kitchen may be warning you that a problem could get worse if you avoid it or don’t deal with it. Cinders or a grate in your dream kitchen can represent ruined hopes as well as the potential of projects yet to be born.
If you dream of a kettle, even though its spout it is a symbol of male sexuality, it suggests that someone can get hurt if passions are not handled carefully. On the other hand, it could also indicate your present mood: steamed up and about to explode. At the other extreme, the image of a broken kettle may mirror feelings of emptiness, as if all zest for life has gone.
If you are cooking with pots and pans, the association is with male or female sexuality, depending on whether the pot or the handle is featured.
When a cup is seen to represent female sexuality, drinking out of it is erotic wish-fulfillment.
If it is hurled across a room by a man, it may express fear of, or anger towards, female sexuality; if by a woman, the dream suggests that the dreamer is using sex as a weapon. For Jungians, the cup is a homely symbol of the abundance of life’s opportunities; it is also a symbol of self-realization in that it is an echo of the Holy Grail. A full or overflowing cup often symbolizes excitement and new opportunities, but an empty or smashed cup indicates the opposite.
Cutlery in dreams may suggest a desire for domestic security or the taming of aggression. Spoons may have a similar symbolism to cups, but they can also represent a desire to be spoonfed. A teaspoon may be telling you to take things in one step at a time. A silver spoon may refer to someone you envy. A colander or sieve may be seen as standing for the process of developing a new outlook on life and sifting out unhelpful attitudes and ideas. See also EVERYDAY THINGS.... The Element Encyclopedia