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Word Formation - (B2) First Certificate of English

For Questions 1-8, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals to form a word that fits in the gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

Creating your own dishes

Good cooking is always a strange (0) MIXTURE (MIX) of science and art and you certainly have to be fairly (1) ............ (CREATE) if you want to come up with your own recipes. All cooking also demands a fair amount of (2) ............ (PEPARE), and this is doubly true when you're producing (3) ............ (ORIGIN) dishes. You also have to be thick-skinned. You'll be (4) ............ (SURPRISE) by how honest people can be when it comes to food. I've had people tell me my latest dish is (5) ............ (DISGUST) and (6) ............ (THOROUGH) inedible! Sometimes, they were right! But don't get upset. Just smile (7) ............ (SWEET) and thank them for their valuable opinion. And never forget that when you're waiting (8) ............ (ANXIOUS) to hear whether or not your masterpiece is a success and they suddenly show their appreciation you'll realise it was all worth it. My tips: home-grown vegetables are always the tastiest. Every good cook needs a top-quality mixer. It's an essential piece of kitchen equipment, not a luxury. Make sure you've got lots of good-quality food storage containers that designing a new dish is not about safety and learning from your mistakes. Have fun in the kitchen! And, finally, remember . It's about taking risks,

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