you know that youre turning into one when:
You think of what to cook when youre hungry
You have a list of groceries to buy in your laptop screen/sticky note..
You know how to control the heat intensity when you cook..
You know how to cook using rice cooker..
You exchange recipes with your housemates instead of homework..
You gossip about what other people is eating in class for dinner instead of scandals and stuffs..
You go to the market more than you going to a library..
You compare prices in different food stores when buying groceries...
You try to google recipes from the net and making it..
You know how to use an oven..
You have spices in your room..
Your fridge and freezers are full with ingredients..
You know how to see whether the meat is fresh or not...
You can tell whether after the expiry date the food is still edible or not..
You know how to cook and boil soup at the same time..
You have a set of "uniform" that you use for cooking..
You go to school with your hair smell of fried rice..
Ultimately(in my case), i know that im a full time cook when my fingers constantly smell like garlic 24/7