Using the Test Kitchen
Nomi will open the test kitchen in Dalaran. Here you can give him your gathered cooking materials and ask him to try cooking them. Mostly he will fail, giving you useless burnt food, but with the right materials and persistence, he can give you new recipes. Each Work Order lasts 4 hours. Creating a Work Order with a specific ingredients has a chance to teach you a recipe that uses that ingredient.
Check the addon “Nomi Cakes” to help you decide which cooking ingredient you want to give Nomi today.
Once 6 recipes are acquired, you can work on Opening the Test Kitchen. Pick up Nomi’s Silver Mackerel from a nearby barrel, click on Nomi, and then select the option to start the Work Order. This Order will complete very quickly and you will get Recipe: Dried Mackerel Strips.
You are now able to start Work Orders for any type of Legion meat or fish you possess. Each Work Order lasts 4 hours. Creating a Work Order with a specific ingredients has a chance to teach you a recipe that uses that ingredient.