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|This article was migrated from DF2014:Press cake and may be inaccurate for the current version of DF (v50.07). See this page for more information.|
v50.07 · v0.47.05This article is about the current version of DF.
Note that some content may still need to be updated.
A press cake is a low-value food item pressed from an oil-producing seed or olive at a rate of one press cake per unit of oil. It is a by-product of the pressing process, consisting of the leftover solids from the base material.
Press cakes will be used in the kitchen when 'prepare meal' tasks are queued, if they are enabled in the Kitchen tab in the Status screen.
Press cake-producing crops
The following crops produce materials that can be pressed into oil and press cakes:
|Plant Name||Underground?||Press Cake Name||Press Cake Value|
|Quarry bush||Yes||rock nut press cake||1☼|
|Cotton||No||cottonseed press cake||1☼|
|Flax||No||linseed press cake||1☼|
|Hemp||No||hempseed press cake||1☼|
|Kenaf||No||kenaf seed press cake||1☼|
|Olive (fruit)||No||olive pomace||1☼|
To press oil from the various seed crops - all except olives - the seed must first be milled into paste at a millstone or quern. Only this intermediate product can be pressed. Olives can be pressed directly.
|More: Gems • Metals • Stones|
Alcohol • Extract (Golden salve • Gnomeblight • Honey • Royal jelly • Syrup • Venom) • Soap
Metal • Milk of lime • Soil (Clay • Sand) • Stone (Ash glaze • Earthenware • Gem • Gypsum plaster • Porcelain • Quicklime • Stoneware • Tin glaze)
|See also: Material science|