To bake – This is when you cook something in the oven. It is usually referring to making something sweet like a cake or pie. “Today I baked an apple pie and it tasted great!”
To cook – This is when you prepare food using heat, but not usually in reference to something sweet. “Peter cooked me a fabulous meal last night.”
Meal – This is an entire seating of eating food.
Breakfast – The meal you eat in the morning.
Lunch – The meal you eat at noontime.
Dinner – The meal you eat in the evening.
Recipe – The directions given to make a spefic type of food.
Ingredients – The various foods you need to make a recipe.
Here is an example of a simple (and I mean simple) recipe.
First take 1 slice of bread and spread peanut butter on it. Then take 1 more slice of bread and spread Jelly on it. Then put the 2 pieces of bread together and you have made a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich.
Take a few minutes and write out your own recipe. Post it as a comment here if you’d like some feedback on it.