to do something with a lot of energy and often skill:
Rob was in the kitchen cooking up a storm.
(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)
Cool | 24.01.2008 | 05:30
Young Chefs Set to Cook Up a Storm
The cooking olympics are happening again this year, and the German national team is already practising hard.
The German town of Erfurt will play host to the world cooking championships this year, where twenty teams of young chefs from around the world will whip up their best creations.Reporters: Leila Knüppel and Kate Laycock.