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How to process ingredients in Genshin Impact

Cooking in Genshin Impact helps in combat as well as survival. Here’s how you can process all your ingredients and make the best dishes.

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Xiangling with Cheese, Sausage, and a Genshin Impact dish

You can obtain important items like Cheese, Sausage, and Jam by processing ingredients in Genshin Impact. If you want to be a great cook like Xiangling, check out this guide on how to process ingredients in Genshin Impact.

Genshin Impact players can cook dishes that can revive their characters, boost their stamina, grant health, and increase stats such as Crit Rate, Crit DMG, DEF, and ATK. Clearly, cooking can be quite useful before fighting weekly bosses and other ferocious enemies.

Having said that, becoming a great chef in Genshin Impact is not a piece of cake. It requires you to collect and process a wide range of ingredients like Cheese, Butter, Sugar, Flour, and Ham, among others.

On that note, here’s everything you need to know about processing ingredients in Genshin Impact.

Where to find ingredients in Genshin Impact

You can find ingredients throughout Genshin Impact’s open world, in regions like Mondstadt, Liyue, Inazuma, Enkanomiya, and The Chasm. Sumeru will soon be added to the action role-playing game, but until then, you can wander in these regions and look for items with a shiny interactive texture.

Usually, players collect a ton of ingredients without even noticing. When exploring the beautiful map, make sure that you collect all sorts of fruits and flowers such as Mushrooms and Snapdragons, respectively.

Moreover, there are some NPCs in every region that can provide you with the ingredients for Mora.

Raiden Shogun standing next to some mushrooms

How to process ingredients in Genshin Impact

You can process ingredients in Genshin Impact in any place where you can cook. The basic necessity for cooking is obviously fire and you can find unlit campfires around the map at several locations.

Usually, Hilichurl camps or Treasure Hoarder camps have unlit fires. You can use a Pyro character to light them up and interact with them to open the cooking menu.

A campfire in the Genshin Impact open world

Moreover, the urban areas of Mondstadt, Liyue, and Inazuma have restaurants that always have a place to cook. In the image below, you can see Chef Mao’s restaurant in Liyue harbor. Go near the fire and interact with it by clicking on the ‘Cook’ icon.

Eula visiting Chef Mao's restaurant in Liyue

Thereafter, tap on the two pepper icons which should open a new menu that displays all the ingredients that you can process.

Genshin Impact ingredient processing screen

All processed items in Genshin Impact

Here’s a list of all the items in Genshin Impact that you can obtain after processing ingredients:

Item NameIngredients required for processingTime to process in minutes
BaconRaw Meat x2, Salt x2 15
Butter Milk x2 5
Cheese Milk x310
Crab RoeCrab x420
Cream Milk x 13
Flour Wheat x 1 1
Ham Raw Meat x 2, Salt x 1 5
Jam Sunsettia x 3, Berry x 2, Sugar x 110
Raw Meat Chilled Meat x 1 1
SausageRaw Meat x 3 20
Smoked Fowl Fowl x 3, Salt x 15
Sugar Sweet Flower x 2 3

Long story short, you need to add raw materials like Sweet Flower or Fowl to the cooking source and wait for them to process. You can roam around and complete other tasks and come back later to pick the items up.

It is worth noting that processed ingredients in Genshin Impact aren’t edible. They are a part of several recipes that require you to mix different processed ingredients together.


This was everything you need to know about processing ingredients in Genshin Impact. For more content on miHoYo’s action RPG, check out its crossplay status and a list of the best Claymores.

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