Rolling Pin Cooking minigame in Palia.
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Palia: How to Get All Recipes for the Stove and Prep Station

You'll need a variety of recipes to up your Cooking skill in Palia.

The best way to raise your Cooking skill quickly is to craft lots of different dishes. Most Palia recipes can be purchased, but there are some you need to go looking for. Indeed, you won’t know how to whip up everything at the start. Here’s how to get all recipes in Palia.

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Rice, Stew, and More: How to Get All Cooking Recipes in Palia

Cooking is a great way to make money, use resources that can clutter your storage, and keep your Focus bar full. You’ll want to know all the recipes so you can use a variety of ingredients each time you cook, as well as be able to fulfill all villagers’ Weekly Wants.

Palian Onion Soup recipe.
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There are a few ways to obtain a recipe:

  • You can receive them as gifts.
  • You can buy them from vendors.
  • You can find them on your travels.
  • You can fish them up.
  • Received as part of a quest.

All Gifted Recipes in Palia

At the beginning of the game, when you’re just learning how to use your Cooking skill, Auni points you to Reth. He’s the head of the Cooking Guild and can be found at the Ormuu’s Horn tavern or in the premium clothing store.

First time speaking with Reth at the Ormuu's Horn.
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In addition to leveling your skill, Cooking quests can help you increase your Friendship level with Reth. I finished all my cooking quests ASAP as I wanted to romance the bad boy chef right away. Speaking with Reth the first time gives you the Grilled Mushroom recipe.

The day after you tell him you made Grilled Mushrooms, he’ll send you three more recipes through the mail. This kicks off your collection quest for Palia recipes. You’ll get Grilled Meat, Fish, and Oyster from him.

While not a gift per se, completing the Vault of Waves Freshwater Bundle rewards you with the Bouillabaisse recipe. Completing the Vault of the Flames Sear-Chef Bundle rewards you with Spicy Rice Cakes.

Every Recipe You Can Buy at the Cooking Guild

To buy recipes in Palia, you have to reach Cooking Level 2. This unlocks Reth’s Cooking Guild store. Interacting with him allows you to bring up the store, which features the main bulk of recipes currently available.

Hearty Vegetable Soup highlighted in inventory.
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Complete Cooking Guild Store Inventory

  • Hearty Vegetable Soup: 100 gold.
  • Fish Tacos: 250 gold.
  • Ramen: 250 gold.
  • Steak Dinner: 500 gold.
  • Chapaa Asada Tacos: 500 gold.
  • Meaty Stir Fry: 1,000 gold.
  • Crab Pot Pie: 1,000 gold.
  • Shepp’s Pie: 1,500 gold.
  • Blueberry Pie: 1,500 gold.
  • Veggie Fried Rice: 2,000 gold.
  • Stuffed Phoenixfire Pepper: 2,000 gold.
  • Spicy Stir Fry: 2,500 gold.
  • Chili Oil Dumplings: 2,500 gold.
  • Chapaa Masala: 2,500 gold.
  • Celebration Cake: 3,000 gold.

Cooking by the Book: Where to Find More Recipes to Prep

Recipe for Loaded Potato Soup.
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There are a variety of recipes that can be found lying around. Some are in pieces that you’ll need to gather, others are in books you can read.

  • Loaded Potato Soup: Read the book in Hodari and Najuma’s kitchen.
  • Bacon-Stuffed Mushrooms: Read the book in the Family Farm kitchen.
  • Creamy Carrot Soup: Read the book in the library after completing Caleri’s Level 2 Friendship quest Manners, Manners.
  • Trout Dinner: Found in Einar’s Cave after reaching Friendship level three.
  • Palian Onion Soup: Found by collecting the two pieces on the Fisherman’s Lagoon docks.
  • Akwinduu Chapaa: Found by collecting the three pieces near the Statue Garden.
  • Sernuk Noodle Stew: Found in Ashura’s room on the window seat at Friendship level three.
  • Tomato Soup: Found in Reth’s Storeroom at Friendship level three.
  • Apple Pie: Found in Dalila’s bedroom at Friendship level three.
  • Fried Catfish Dinner: Found in Hassian’s Grove at Friendship level three.
  • Cream of Mushroom Soup: Obtained from Hekla during Jina’s level four Friendship quest.
  • Macaron: Speak with Hekla during the Great Human Bake Off found item quest.
  • Chapaa Onigiri: Eat all seven savory foods from the Maji Market limited-time event.
  • Poke Bowl: Eat all 11 desserts from the Maji Market limited-time event.
  • Hot Hounds: Found in Hodari’s room after level three Friendship.
  • Crab Gumbo: Found in Zeki’s room after level three Friendship.
  • Petit Fives: Given by Reth as part of the Your Order is Served quest.
  • Oysters Akwinduu: Given by Reth as part of the Your Order is Served quest.
  • Muujin Bahari: Given by Reth as part of the Your Order is Served quest.
  • Congee: Given by Subira during the Extravagant Expectations quest.
Star quality Muujin Bahari in inventory.
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All Palia Recipes You Can Get While Fishing

There are a few Palia recipes that can be fished up. They reel in like any other item you can catch, with the paper in a bottle. I had the hardest time hooking the Sushi recipe, but I got Fish Stew and Sashimi pretty easily.

  • Sashimi: Fish in Bahari Bay rivers with no bait.
  • Fish Stew: Fish on the Bahari Bay Coast with a worm.
  • Sushi: Fish in any pond with a glow worm.

That’s how to get all the recipes in Palia. If you’re struggling with cooking, how to catch fish, or who you can romance, take a look at our Palia guide vault. We’ve got skill walkthroughs, what villagers likes are, and more.


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