Cooking Mama is a video game for the Nintendo DS. In the game players must choose what they wish to make from a selected list. when the desired food has been selected players must then perform a series of actions using the stylus based on what the instructions tell the player to do. tasks consist of chopping, slicing, boiling etc.
However thier is a time limit on how long the player has to do the task. The player is rated on how well they perform the task and this leads to and overall points score and a medal.