Although the iPhone comes with several apps which are quite useful for everyday life, it's no surprise that people have come up with recipe apps to help them cook. After all, lots of folks need a little extra help in the kitchen. Whether you're a confirmed foodie or a budding chef, these cook book apps have the recipes to help you serve up good times from your the iPhone.
This one app has an edge over all the other cooking apps since it comes with over 25,000 recipes! It also comes with a shopping list for each meal and ratings from people who have tried the meals. If you're looking for only one recipe application, then this should easily be it. There are many different menus to choose from for total flexibility in the kitchen. This app is free, but the ads can be annoying.
This iPhone app was made by allrecipes.com, which also provides all the recipes. It comes with instructions for thousands of meals and allow users to choose their menu based on ingredients or how much time they have to cook. One bonus about this cook book over other recipe apps is that shows ratings and comments from those who have tried the recipes. There are also filters which can be used for vegetarians and other special diet restrictions which make it easier to skim through the many recipes.
Look and Taste
This recipe app is definitely worth your money. It comes with a neat interface which is easy to use and several of the recipes even include videos instructions on how to cook the meal. There are videos on the different glossary terms as well, along with food items and tips from professional chefs. Choose a recipe by cooking time, difficulty level, or ingredients. The application comes filled with all sorts of information for cooks of all levels making it a good value.
This application is different from all the previously-mentioned cooking apps as it is a cooking simulation game. The game works by asking you to choose a recipe and it will make you go through each and every step to prepare that dish. You will see all the required ingredients and what you will have to do to with them in order to come up with the finished product. While it is a fun way to learn about cooking, one must remember that it is part-game and part-simulation. There are some parts of the game which have nothing to do with how to cook a meal at all and have only been added for difficulty and fun. These parts of the game are few and far between, but it does not change the fact that this is a fun way to learn how to cook.