25 best cooking apps for iPhone & Android

A mobile phone as the mean of communication has become a real helper. Housewives do not lag behind fashion. Culinary applications are pulled to the top of the rankings, along with social networks, photo editors and games and continue to gain popularity.

Software developers kindly request to download a large variety of applications. It is very difficult to decide what to choose. So we decided to make your life easier and to choose, in our opinion, the best applications for your smart-phone, which are designed to change your life and eating habits. We represent to your attention 25 best cooking apps for iPhone & Android.

BigOven

bigovenIn this app you will find more than 350 different recipes, thanks to them the cooking process turns into an easy task. Get inspired and create masterpieces with BigOven. You will have an access to a huge library of recipes and the ability to upload your photos with your food to the net.

Right in the application you may create a list of products on which the dish of your choice is based. With the help of this app, the organization of food will be easy. Once you find a social chat, through which you can learn what your friends, family or favorite application users cook. Get inspired and create!

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Food Network in the Kitchen

food-networkIt is an indispensable application in your phone. It includes all of your favorite TV cooking shows. And all these are at your phone, and thus are always at hand! There are more than 1,000 recipes, and each month the new ones are added. Here you will find videos and TV culinary programs.

Here you can easily find what you are looking for! In addition, you can add comments to recipes and take notes. Have you started to prepare, but clashed with a unit of measurement of products that you do not know? No problem. Use the unit converter, find out the required volume or weight of the product, and cook with pleasure!

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Yummly

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Yummly is a great search engine. Sure, you’ll find plenty of recipes with which you can experiment. And you can set up a search engine based on your desires and lifestyle. Are you sitting on a diet, but you still want something tasty and healthy? Yummly will solve this problem. Have you got a food allergy, and you are limited in the choice of products? Yummly copes with it as well.

This app is created to learn about all your tastes, further the application itself will offer you recipes that are suitable for you. Choose and save recipes, add ingredients to your shopping list. In addition, this application has a built-Instacart. With its help, you can make purchases in the store Instacart and wait for your purchases delivered to your home!

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Allrecipes Dinner Spinner

all-recipesThis community which includes more than 30 million people. All recipes have photos, reviews, and ratings. With this application, you have the opportunity to see what ingredients are sold in the store, and what recipes are the cheapest to cook every day.

Being in a certain store, the app will tell you the correct recipe, products of which are sold in this very shop. This application also includes all the standard features such as a shopping list, the preservation of favorite recipes, and filter recipes on diet, for the duration of cooking, etc.

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Cookpad

cook-padIf you are used to share moments of your life with your friends using social networks, this app is for you. Share your recipes with the world: with friends, family and strangers. During cooking upload a photo of the finished dish and wait for comments.

Comments will be divided into certain categories, such as diet foods or foods with a high caloric content. You can create your profile and see what users from the whole world are prepared!

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Epicurious

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This is one of the best apps that will help you in cooking. You will find more than 30,000 tested recipes on beautiful and easy to use interface. Manage a list of products and recipes. This application has a great feature – voice control. So cooking will delight you!

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SideChef

side-chefYour attention submitted more than 2500 different recipes from the top chefs and bloggers. The app is aimed at simplifying the process of cooking, regardless of your experience. Step by step instructions which are accompanied by photos, videos, voice commands and timer – these all are at your disposal.

If you want to change the serving size – do it. The application itself change the right amount of ingredients. Do you like dish that is cooked? Share it with your friends and upload pictures to the network!

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My New Roots

my-new-roots-2This application is specially designed for vegetarians and vegans by a professional blogger who knows a lot about food. Here you will find more than 100 recipes for any occasion – breakfast, snack or dinner party.

Although this app is paid, the creators have prepared a few free recipes from raw or bean to gluten-free food. Application My New Roots will learn about the nutritional elements of each ingredient! Be healthy – use My New Roots!

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Weber’s On the Grill

webers-on-the-grill-uygulamasiThe food which is cooked on the grill we eat more often during the summer. However, it is difficult to find the right recipe just on the Internet. We introducing Weber’s On the Grill app that helps transform the process of grilling on an exciting and simple matter. There are about 250 recipes, including desserts.

Add or remove items on the list of products. The main feature of the application is the presence of the timer and a spicial function. Beat in the program the approximate thickness of the meat, and the application itself will notify you when it’s time to flip your steak! And also it shows you the correct temperature for frying!

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Pepperplate

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The creators claim that it is one of the applications that you must have on your phone. If you are an avid cook, download this app. Here you can upload as your own recipes, as well as those that are found on any website. Add descriptive text, leave notes and upload photos. You can distribute the recipes in different categories for faster searching.

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Kitchen Stories

kitchen-storiesPerhaps this is one of the most intuitive and easy to use applications. And so it makes the existence of the video and the photo comments on each dish. You will enjoy a great number of recipes that you can filter on different topics. Constant updating recipes! Do not forget to check if something new has appeared!

 

 

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Green Kitchen

green-kitchenThis app is perfect for those users who follow vegetarianism. Each dish has photo and video comments. The app has a large selection of vegetarian dishes and gluten-free meals. All the instructions are clear and equipped with a photo. This application is good, thus it has a timer function! Prepare and create!

 

 

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Fit Men Cook

fitHave you ever heard the saying -Our bodies are built in the kitchen, and formed in the gym? So this phrase is the motto of this application. At first you might think that Fit Men Cook application is designed specifically for men who like cooking, but it is not so.

This app is for all lovers of healthy food and especially for those who keep himself in top form.  If you belong to those, download it, and treat yourself to a delicious meal!

 

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Garden Plate

garden-plate-2In general, this application is more suitable for vegetarians, but anyone who loves useful and healthy food can take advantage of it. You can add meat to the already prepared dishes and you will have a new eating! Recipes mainly consist of raw, vegan or gluten-free food. Save or share your favorite dishes!

This is a free application, but to see all the recipes, you will have to buy the full version. But in the free part you’ll find quite a number of interesting and delicious dishes! All the food is accompanied by colorful photos.

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The Great British Bake Off: Step by Step Better Baking

bake-offDo you like to surprise guests with different pastries? Or do you want to learn how to bake delicious cakes? The Great British Bake Off will help you become an enthusiastic cooker and improve your culinary skills! The first 6 cupcake recipes are absolutely free!

Step by step instructions with photos, comments and notes – all these will help you to cook the most delicious cakes in the world! All recipes are divided into groups according to their preparation complexity. Also in this application you will find plenty of tips from experienced bakers. There is a timer function that will not allow to burn your buns! Even more additional recipes you can buy for the money!

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How to Cook Everything

how-to-cook-everythingThis app is created by the famous book by Mark Bittman ”How to Cook Everything”. You will learn the basics of cooking on the grill, roasting, stewing, and so on. You can also find all the necessary instructions for using the kitchen equipment such as knives, pots, etc. All recipes are divided into categories. You’l enjoy cooking together with this application!

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Forks Over Knives

forks-over-knives-recipes-uygulamasiCooking delicious food is not as difficult as you think. Discover nearly 230 recipes from the best chefs of the world. Cookbook is updated every week! All recipes are provided with beautiful illustrations! Convenient shopping list. Keep your notes and cook with Forks Over Knives!

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Foodily

foodilyDo you want to know the best app with recipes? You’ve already found it! Foodily is a huge cookbook with lots of recipes! By the way, you can add your own one! Collect your favorite recipes in one place. Get inspired by the dishes of your friends or professional chefs!

As a matter of fact, this application has a 5 star rating! You can search for recipes by ingredients. Compose a personalized menu for each day. Look for like-minded people in food with Foodily!

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20 Minute Meals – Jamie Oliver

jamies-20-minute-meals-uygulamasiJamie Oliver is one of the most famous chefs in the world! Every day his TV shows watch more than one million people! For its viewers Jamie has released an application – 20 Minute Mels.

The main menu contains sections of different types of dishes: pasta, soups, fish, meat and so on. Select a section, you get the recipe list. The click on the recipe leads to the cooking process. There is a section with the video, which shows the different tips from Jamie, and also different tricks in the preparation of certain products, and a set of recommendations on the important tools of any cook. Movies, however, you need to download before viewing.

And the last, the program has a simple search, which gives recipes or tips on the product or the name of the dish you entered. Believe us, the recipes from Jamie presented in this program are simple, but at the same time very effective and delicious!

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Cook IT Allergy Free

allergyThis application is specially designed for people suffering from various kinds of allergy to specific food, such as eggs, nuts or dairy products. No longer you have to sit for hours on the internet searching for a suitable recipe. You’ll find tasty and useful recipes in this app. You will be pleasantly surprised by a comfortable and intuitive interface!

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Kitchen calculator PRO

calculatorIrreplaceable application for those who do not understand in the units of measurement. Kitchen Calculator PRO translates one unit to another. This calculator takes into account all the nuances (for instance, that cup of sugar and a cup of rice have different weights).

If you do not have enough ingredients that are already marked in the application, you can add your own. The application also helps to calculate the ingredients to the desired number of servings.

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Sorted Food

sorted-foodIn the program you can find more than 700 step-by-step recipes, many of them are videotaped. Users can download the recipes in the app, watch another dishes and subscribe to their favorite authors’ recipes. As a result there is an impressive library of dishes for a variety of occasions.

In the authors’ account you can find nearly a thousand recipes, including a perfect cheeseburger, rolls with lobster, potato waffles, shrimp with coconut, stuffed onions and cake in the shape of the Superman logo. You can save the recipes you like most of all.

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NYT Cooking

new-york-times-iconThe application The New York Times there are more than 17 thousand recipes. You can search for dishes by keywords and tags (there are a lot of tags which help to find what you like, including type of food, the recipe of dishes and the author), and you can use the editorial selections.

In the past there will be culinary recipes by the authors of New York Times, for example, Melissa Clark, Nigel Lawson, Julia Child classic recipes, and also dishes that are easy to cook with your children, for instance unusual sandwiches and much more. The application also has a selection of basic guides on cooking, prepared by the authors of this publications, such as how to handle a knife properly and how to cook a pizza, burgers and pancakes.

You can mark dishes that you have prepared yourself as «Cooked», and your favorite recipes save in a cookbook or add to your own collection. It is very useful, if you, for example, are planning a dinner-party.

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Perfect Produce

perfectThis app will teach you how to choose the best fruits and vegetables. In the Perfect Produce you can find a long list of products with recommendations on what you should focus when they are selected. For example, application’s authors advise to choose a hard avocado, which is easily pushed (though it is not necessary to squeeze the avocado strongly, so as not to damage it).

In addition, here you can find information about the nutrients contained in fruits and vegetables, and a variety of recipes, where they act as the main ingredients. The application is useful for those who watches his diet carefully.

Perfect Produce also helps to count how many fruits and vegetables you need to eat in order to perform daily rate of consumption of a particular substance: each product should be marked as RDA – recommended dietary allowance.

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Baristame – Coffee Guide

coffeThe application Baristame – Coffee Guide will teach you to understand the coffee: you can find information about the different coffee drinks based on espresso, tips on how to cook a drink in different ways, as well as basic information about coffee in general – the countries where grains are grown, how to roast grains and about grinding of them, and many other things.

In addition, the app has a step-by-step instructions for each method of preparation of coffee, and also a calculator, which calculates how many coffee beans and how much water you need for the preparation of the beverage.

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You have read the 25 best cooking apps for iPhone & Android. Now you have a different application on cooking at hand to prepare tasty food quickly! Bon Appetit!

However, if you are tired of cooking at home and you want to get a snack in some restaurant, check out 11 best free Restaurant Finder apps for iPhone & Android.

 

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