Day 1: I located the new quest-giver "The Rokk" (he's in the Lower City between the Arakkoa tower and the Infirmary) and received a cooking task from him to collect 8 mana berries from the eco-domes in Netherstorm. When I arrived inside an eco-dome, it took me a few minutes to recognize the bushes because they blended in with the other tropical scenery. Once I spotted one (round and green with bright red berries on it) it wasn't too hard to find others. And somehow, despite my typically cautious nature, I kept ended up with pissed off kitties on me. I could swear they increased the aggro radius on those guys, I had 3 of them on me at one point! Eventually I gathered my 8 berries and headed back to Shattrath. For my trouble I received a box that contained a dozen warp flesh bits, a couple of random junk items and a recipe for "Spicy Hot Talbuk"
Day 2: I report back to The Rokk and receive a new quest to make a Kaliri Stew. I'm required to collect a giant Kaliri wing and combine it with 3 Warp Burgers. Luckily I still have warp flesh from yesterday's goodie box, so I'm feeling confident. Unfortunately there were enough other cooks on the same quest to actually deplete the number of Kaliri birds in Skettis. I finally found a couple and the wing dropped from the second, so I went back to Shattrath to present my stew. Today I decided to take the barrel of fish instead of the box of meat, and I got a new recipe for Skullfish Soup.
Day 3: I get my next Cooking assignment from Mr. Rokk and he now sends me to Nagrand. I'm to collect 4 clefthoof meat and prepare them with his special pot at the Ancestral Grounds in West Nagrand. Getting the clefthoof meat was no problem, but finding the right spot at the Ancestral Grounds was a bit tricky. There are a few cookpots scattered around the camp, but apparently none of these are actually cooking fires. So I had to clear several locations before I found the right place. For future reference, it's the bonfire in the center. Sometimes there are a couple of mobs near it, but if someone else has been there recently it may be clear. If you were flying over you could probably just drop right onto it, whip out your pot and be done. I flew back to Nagrand and turned in my "Spiritual Soup" and received another box of meat. Unfortunately my box didn't have a new recipe in it, but I will keep trying!
So far I've been impressed with the variety of tasks the Cooking guy has available. The first day I kind of assumed I'd be picking berries every day. The second day I thought maybe he would just have the two, but now I see he has at least three different quests to offer. That's rather nice of Blizz to come up with a few different jobs to hand out, more than I would have expected for a secondary profession.
For more information, see my newer post on the daily cooking quests, including the Demon Broiled Surprise quest!