Before having our meal we cook our food. There are different ways of preparing it. We boil eggs, meat, fish, water, milk, etc. We roast meat. We say that the meat is underdone or overdone when it is roasted too little or too much. People fry eggs, fish, and vegetables. Before cooking fruit we peel or pare them. We dress meat salad. We make breakfast, tea, coffee, cakes, etc. People bake bread. People put salt, sugar, pepper, mustard spices into their food to make it salted, sweet or sour. Food may be fresh (good) or unfit for eating. Food may taste good or bad. It may also be tasteless.