directions for making something
A recipe is a set of instructions that show how to prepare or make something, especially a culinary dish.
Instructions for making or preparing food dishes; Any mixture instructions
A basic recipe for sushi rice is as follows:
A set of instructions for producing a certain dish.
means a specific composition, from among the range of possible compositions that may occur within a product, as defined in this section. ...
a set of written instructions for producing a specific food or beverage; also known as a formula (especially with regards to baked goods).