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Gourmet Ranch on Facebook (by Playdemic) - Tips, Tricks, and Strategies

The Mastery Quests: Vegetable Mastery, Livestock Mastery, Exotic Animal Mastery, Fruit Mastery, and Herbs and Spices Mastery Quests

 

 

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Gourmet Ranch is a game application in the world's largest social network, Facebook. It's new but its popularity is increasing many times over, likely because it combines cooking and farming into one neat and appealing game.

Learn here the best foods to level up faster, the best crops to unlock, and the most profitable dishes.


The fruit Mastery quest - ongoing (NO TIME LIMIT)

Fruit Mastery

The following are the quantities to grow, dishes to cook, and the prizes awarded for each level/category. In brackets () are the cookbook categories for the recipes.

  1. Raspberry  - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Cherry and Raspberry Tart (Beginner); PRIZE: 5,000 Coins
  2. Watermelon  - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Watermelon ; PRIZE: 500 XP
  3. Grapes - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Grape Juice; PRIZE: 1,000 XP
  4. Strawberry - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Strawberry Milkshake; PRIZE: 100 Speedups
  5. Pineapple - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Pineapple Pudding; PRIZE: 3 Cash
  6. Kiwi - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Grape & Kiwi Pudding; PRIZE: 10,000 Coins
  7. Blackberry  - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Blackberry Crumble PRIZE: 1,500 XP
  8. Cranberry - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Stuffed Goose PRIZE: 2,000 XP
  9. Passion Fruit - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Passion Fruit Meringue (Advanced); PRIZE: 125 Speedups
  10. Blueberry - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Vanilla and Blueberry Pancakes; PRIZE: 2,000 XP
  11. Honeydew Melon - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Melon Madness; PRIZE: 20,000 Coins
  12. Pomegranate - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Bream with Orange (Professional) ; PRIZE: 2,500 XP
  13. Blackcurrant - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Baked Alaska; PRIZE: 3,000 XP
  14. Gooseberry - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Gooseberry Gems; PRIZE: 150 Speedups
  15. Red Grape - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Steak with Red Wine Jus; PRIZE: 8 Cash
  16. Starfruit - Harvest 600, Cook 150 Exotic Fruit Kebab; PRIZE: 30,000 Coins
  17. Rhubarb - Grow 600, Cook 150 Plum & Rhubarb Pie; PRIZE: 3,500 XP
  18. Dragon Fruit - Grow 600, Cook 150 Lo-Cal Salad (Elite) You need 150 Pine Nuts for this!; PRIZE: 4,000 XP
  19. Kumquat - Grow 750, Cook 175 Kumquat Yogurt; PRIZE: 175 Speedups
  20. Acai Berry - Grow 750, Cook 175 Acai Crepe; PRIZE: 10 Cash
  21. Fig Shrub - Grow 750, Cook 175 Angler Fish with Fig( Stellar); PRIZE: 50,000 Coins
  22. Prickly Pear - Grow 900, Cook 200 Fiery Prickly Pear (Stellar); PRIZE: 4,500 XP
  23.  Lingonberry - Grow 900, Cook 200 Lingonberry Sorbet; PRIZE: 5,000 XP
  24.  Elderberry - Grow 900, Cook 200 Swordfish with Elderberry Sauce; PRIZE: 5,500 XP
  25.  Physalis - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Chocolate & Physalis Cupcakes; PRIZE: 200 speedups
  26.  Jackfruit - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Jackfruit Mint Smoothie; PRIZE: 13 Cash
  27.  Damson - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Damson, Pear, & Walnut Muffins; PRIZE: Functional Trophy

See Also:

Gourmet Ranch: Basics


The herbs and spices Mastery quest - ongoing (NO TIME LIMIT)

Herbs and Spices Mastery Quest

The following are the quantities to grow, dishes to cook, and the prizes awarded for each level/category. In brackets () are the cookbook categories for the recipes.

  1. Parsley  - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Carrot & Barley Soup (Beginner); PRIZE: 5,000 Coins
  2. Fennel - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Fennel and Potato Gratin (Intermediate) ; PRIZE: 500 XP
  3. Sassafras - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Sassafras Tea (Beginner); PRIZE: 1,000 XP
  4. Dill - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Colcannon (Intermediate); PRIZE: 100 Speedups
  5. Oregano - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Lamb with Feta; PRIZE: 3 Cash
  6. Cumin- Harvest 200, Cook 50 Chickpeas with Tomato (Advanced); PRIZE: 10,000 Coins
  7. Mint  - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Minted Sweet Potato Pot PRIZE: 1,500 XP
  8. Chives - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Salmon with Chive Sauce PRIZE: 2,000 XP
  9. Cloves - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Sticky Asian Ham (Master); PRIZE: 125 Speedups
  10. Thyme - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Coddle; PRIZE: 2,000 XP
  11. Rocket - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Deep Fried Goat Cheese; PRIZE: 20,000 Coins
  12. Curry Plant - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Coconut Crab Curry (Stellar) ; PRIZE: 2,500 XP
  13. Rosemary - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Varuval (Master); PRIZE: 3,000 XP
  14. Cardamom - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Al Kabusa (Expert); PRIZE: 150 Speedups
  15. Caraway - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Chai Cake (Master); PRIZE: 8 Cash
  16. Basil - Harvest 600, Cook 150 Herb Crusted Burbot (Stellar); PRIZE: 30,000 Coins
  17. Sorrel - Grow 600, Cook 150 Smoked Grayling with Sorrel Sauce (Master); PRIZE: 3,500 XP
  18. Jasmine - Grow 600, Cook 150 Jasmine Chocolate Mousse (Master); PRIZE: 4,000 XP
  19. Nutmeg - Grow 750, Cook 175 Seal Stew (Stellar); PRIZE: 175 Speedups
  20. Turmeric - Grow 750, Cook 175 Kapitan Curry (Stellar); PRIZE: 10 Cash
  21. Saffron - Grow 750, Cook 175 Moroccan Duck Tagine (Expert); PRIZE: 50,000 Coins
  22. Galangal - Grow 900, Cook 200 Deep Fried Red Snapper (3 day dish!) (Stellar); PRIZE: 4,500 XP
  23.  Elderflower - Grow 900, Cook 200 Elderflower Fool; PRIZE: 5,000 XP
  24.  Fenugreek - Grow 900, Cook 200 Tandoori Pigeon; PRIZE: 5,500 XP
  25.  Coriander - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Emu Steaks with Coriander Salsa; PRIZE: 200 speedups
  26.  Paprika - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Mussels with Paprika; PRIZE: 13 Cash
  27.  Marjoram - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Maneesh; PRIZE: Functional Trophy


The Vegetable Mastery quest - ongoing (NO TIME LIMIT)



 

Gourmet Ranch: Vegetable Mastery (win Vegetable Mastery Trophy plus assorted prizes of XP, Cash, and Coins)

Master ALL vegetables in the vegetables category. Each vegetable needs to be grown a certain number of times, a certain quantity of dishes need to be cooked, and a prize is awarded, as follows:

  1. Carrot
  2. Tomato
  3. Potato
  4. Onion
  5. Cabbage
  6. Pea
  7. Eggplant
  8. Pumpkin
  9. Green Bean
  10. Broccoli
  11. Artichoke
  12. Sweet Potato
  13. Butternut Squash
  14. Chili Pepper - Grow 500, Cook 125 Wagyu Beef Satay; PRIZE: 150 speedups
  15. Asparagus - Grow 500, Cook 125 Poached Egg with Asparagus; PRIZE: 8 Cash
  16. Garlic - Grow 600, Cook 150 Carrot & Celery with Garlic Dip; PRIZE: 30,000 coins
  17. Cauliflower - Grow 600, Cook 150 Wild Boar with Cauliflower Mash (found in Master); PRIZE: 3,500 XP
  18. Celery- Grow 600, Cook 150 Celery Soup; PRIZE: 4,000 XP
  19. Bell Pepper - Grow 750, Cook 175 Stuffed Peppers (Elite); PRIZE: 175 Speedups
  20. Jalapeno - Grow 750, Cook 175 Fiery Gourmet Burger; PRIZE: 10 Cash
  21. Watercress - Grow 750, Cook 175 Egg & Cress Sandwich; PRIZE: 50,000 Coins
  22. Zucchini - Grow 900, Cook 200 Zucchini with Peppers; PRIZE: 4,500 XP
  23. Banana Pepper - Grow 900, Cook 200 Succotash (Elite); PRIZE: 5,000 XP
  24. Celeriac - Grow 900, Cook 200 Lamb with Celeriac Puree (this cooks for 2 days!); PRIZE: 5,500 XP
  25. Kohlrabi - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Kohlrabi Carpaccio (Stellar - use your fishing boat to harvest enough Anchovy for this one!); PRIZE: 200 speedups
  26. Burdock - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Burdock Stir Fry (Stellar - need 250 Red grapes for this one!); PRIZE: 13 Cash
  27. Lemongrass - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Salmon & Lemongrass Broth (Stellar - need 250 Mustard Spinach and Salmon for this one!); PRIZE: Functional Trophy


The livestock Mastery quest - ongoing (NO TIME LIMIT)

Livestock Mastery

The following are the quantities to grow, dishes to cook, and the prizes awarded for each level/category.

  1. Chicken
  2. Pig  - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Bacon Sandwich; PRIZE: 500 XP
  3. Egg-laying Chicken - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Eggs Benedict; PRIZE: 1,000 XP
  4. Turkey - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Turkey BLT; PRIZE: 100 Speedups
  5. Hereford Cow - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Spicy Beef and Pea Pasty; PRIZE: 3 Cash
  6. Dairy Cow - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Strawberry Milkshake; PRIZE: 10,000 Coins
  7. Duck  - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Roast Duck with Cherries; PRIZE: 1,500 XP
  8. Wild Boar - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Wild Boar Pie with Chips; PRIZE: 2,000 XP
  9. Dairy Goat - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Cheese & Tomato Pizza ; PRIZE: 125 Speedups
  10. Goose - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Stuffed Goose (professional); PRIZE: 2,000 XP
  11. Aberdeen Angus Cow - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Aberdeen Angus Burger (professional); PRIZE: 20,000 Coins
  12. Dairy Sheep - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Greek Salad ; PRIZE: 2,500 XP
  13. Ostrich - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Ostrich Piri Piri (expert); PRIZE: 3,000 XP
  14. Wagyu Cow- Harvest 500, Cook 125 Wagyu Steak & Chips (expert); PRIZE: 150 Speedups
  15. Water Buffalo - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Stuffed Chicken Breast (expert); PRIZE: 8 Cash
  16. Pheasant - Harvest 600, Cook 150 Pheasant Skewers in Satay Sauce (expert); PRIZE: 30,000 Coins
  17. Deer - Grow 600, Cook 150 Venison in Red Wine Sauce (found in Master); PRIZE: 3,500 XP
  18. Yak - Grow 600, Cook 150 Fake Spaghetti Bolognese (Master) You need 150 Passion fruits for this!; PRIZE: 4,000 XP
  19. Pigeon - Grow 750, Cook 175 Pigeon with Cider Sauce ; PRIZE: 175 Speedups
  20. Bison - Grow 750, Cook 175 Hearty Bison Burger; PRIZE: 10 Cash
  21. Egg-Laying Goose - Grow 750, Cook 175 Paw-Paw Cream Pie; PRIZE: 50,000 Coins
  22. Grouse - Grow 900, Cook 200 Roast Grouse; PRIZE: 4,500 XP
  23. Mountain Goat - Grow 900, Cook 200 Spicy Goat Shoulder; PRIZE: 5,000 XP
  24. Egg-Laying Quail - Grow 900, Cook 200 Quail Egg Salad; PRIZE: 5,500 XP
  25. Llama - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Llama Hotpot (found in Stellar); PRIZE: 200 speedups
  26. Wild Rabbit - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Rabbit in Mustard Sauce (found in Stellar); PRIZE: 13 Cash
  27. Egg-Laying Duck - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Poached Egg Summer Salad (found in Stellar); PRIZE: Functional Trophy


The exotic animal Mastery quest - ongoing (NO TIME LIMIT)

Exotic Animal Mastery

The following are the quantities to grow, dishes to cook, and the prizes awarded for each level/category. In brackets () are the cookbook categories for the recipes.

  1. Savannah Lamb  - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Lamb with Crushed Potatoes (Intermediate); PRIZE: 5,000 Coins
  2. African Hare  - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Hare Casserole (Master); PRIZE: 500 XP
  3. Gecko - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Gecko Skewers (Professional); PRIZE: 1,000 XP
  4. Impala - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Impala in Banana Leaves (Professional); PRIZE: 100 Speedups
  5. Wildebeest - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Wildebeest with Roasted Squash; PRIZE: 3 Cash
  6. Snake - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Roasted Snake Skewers (Intermediate); PRIZE: 10,000 Coins
  7. Springbok  - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Springbok Pale Ale Pie (Intermediate); PRIZE: 1,500 XP
  8. Zebra - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Zebra Carpaccio (Professional); PRIZE: 2,000 XP
  9. Monitor Lizard - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Lizard Stew (Master); PRIZE: 125 Speedups
  10. Kudu - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Kudu Romertopf; PRIZE: 2,000 XP
  11. Warthog - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Warthog Pot Roast (Expert); PRIZE: 20,000 Coins
  12. Crocodile - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Spicy Crocodile Tail ; PRIZE: 2,500 XP
  13. Locust - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Locust Stir Fry (expert); PRIZE: 3,000 XP
  14. Scorpion - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Scorpion Licquer (expert); PRIZE: 150 Speedups
  15. Witchetty Grub - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Seasoned Grubs (master); PRIZE: 8 Cash
  16. Kangaroo - Harvest 600, Cook 150 Kangaroo Tail Soup (expert); PRIZE: 30,000 Coins
  17. Possum - Grow 600, Cook 150 Possum Stew (found in Master); PRIZE: 3,500 XP
  18. Emu - Grow 600, Cook 150 Emu Cheeseburgers (Master) You need 150 Passion fruits for this!; PRIZE: 4,000 XP
  19. Mountain Lion - Grow 750, Cook 175 Lion Steaks; PRIZE: 175 Speedups
  20. Camel - Grow 750, Cook 175 Camel Neck Soup; PRIZE: 10 Cash
  21. Frog - Grow 750, Cook 175 Frog Legs in Creamy Garlic Sauce (elite); PRIZE: 50,000 Coins
  22. Polar Bear - Grow 900, Cook 200 Bear Steaks with Horseradish (stellar); PRIZE: 4,500 XP
  23. Arctic Seal - Grow 900, Cook 200 Seal 'n' Turf; PRIZE: 5,000 XP
  24. Penguin - Grow 900, Cook 200 Penguin with Mushrooms; PRIZE: 5,500 XP
  25. Puffin - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Puffins in Milk Sauce; PRIZE: 200 speedups
  26. Tarantula - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Spicy Tarantula Kebabs; PRIZE: 13 Cash
  27. Iguana - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Iguana Pozole (need Oregano and Scotch Bonnet for this!); PRIZE: Functional Trophy

 


The fruit Mastery quest - ongoing (NO TIME LIMIT)

Fruit Mastery

The following are the quantities to grow, dishes to cook, and the prizes awarded for each level/category. In brackets () are the cookbook categories for the recipes.

  1. Raspberry  - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Cherry and Raspberry Tart (Beginner); PRIZE: 5,000 Coins
  2. Watermelon  - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Watermelon ; PRIZE: 500 XP
  3. Grapes - Harvest 100, Cook 25 Grape Juice; PRIZE: 1,000 XP
  4. Strawberry - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Strawberry Milkshake; PRIZE: 100 Speedups
  5. Pineapple - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Pineapple Pudding; PRIZE: 3 Cash
  6. Kiwi - Harvest 200, Cook 50 Grape & Kiwi Pudding; PRIZE: 10,000 Coins
  7. Blackberry  - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Blackberry Crumble PRIZE: 1,500 XP
  8. Cranberry - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Stuffed Goose PRIZE: 2,000 XP
  9. Passion Fruit - Harvest 300, Cook 75 Passion Fruit Meringue (Advanced); PRIZE: 125 Speedups
  10. Blueberry - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Vanilla and Blueberry Pancakes; PRIZE: 2,000 XP
  11. Honeydew Melon - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Melon Madness; PRIZE: 20,000 Coins
  12. Pomegranate - Harvest 400, Cook 100 Bream with Orange (Professional) ; PRIZE: 2,500 XP
  13. Blackcurrant - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Baked Alaska; PRIZE: 3,000 XP
  14. Gooseberry - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Gooseberry Gems; PRIZE: 150 Speedups
  15. Red Grape - Harvest 500, Cook 125 Steak with Red Wine Jus; PRIZE: 8 Cash
  16. Starfruit - Harvest 600, Cook 150 Exotic Fruit Kebab; PRIZE: 30,000 Coins
  17. Rhubarb - Grow 600, Cook 150 Plum & Rhubarb Pie; PRIZE: 3,500 XP
  18. Dragon Fruit - Grow 600, Cook 150 Lo-Cal Salad (Elite) You need 150 Pine Nuts for this!; PRIZE: 4,000 XP
  19. Kumquat - Grow 750, Cook 175 Kumquat Yogurt; PRIZE: 175 Speedups
  20. Acai Berry - Grow 750, Cook 175 Acai Crepe; PRIZE: 10 Cash
  21. Fig Shrub - Grow 750, Cook 175 Angler Fish with Fig( Stellar); PRIZE: 50,000 Coins
  22. Prickly Pear - Grow 900, Cook 200 Fiery Prickly Pear (Stellar); PRIZE: 4,500 XP
  23.  Lingonberry - Grow 900, Cook 200 Lingonberry Sorbet; PRIZE: 5,000 XP
  24.  Elderberry - Grow 900, Cook 200 Swordfish with Elderberry Sauce (Stellar); PRIZE: 5,500 XP
  25.  Physalis - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Chocolate & Physalis Cupcakes; PRIZE: 200 speedups
  26.  Jackfruit - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Jackfruit Mint Smoothie; PRIZE: 13 Cash
  27.  Damson - Grow 1,000, Cook 250 Damson, Pear, and Walnut Muffins; PRIZE: Functional Trophy

 

See Also:

Gourmet Ranch: Basics

 

 

See Also:

Gourmet Ranch: Basics

 

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