Whether your girlfriend is out of town and it’s fallen upon you to prevent starvation to death or you simply want to push your skills a little bit further and work out those culinary muscles, good recipe is always helpful. So, let’s see how your smartphone can help you to find one and what are top 10 cooking apps on Play Store.
Although it can’t be qualified strictly as a cooking tool, you can certainly find many useful things, recipes included on Pinterest and after short cruise through this app you can pin all the recipes you’ve found on your board, so you can use them later. Not too many features for home chefs but good enough for beginners.
Similar to Pinterest, Tumbler is an app where you can find myriad of interesting things, with recipes as small fraction of overall content. Although it is not that well-organized as previous app, Tumbler gives you opportunity to follow people who are posting their own recipes.
Keeping it simple enough for beginners, this app features expected array of options like meal planning and grocery lists while ability to search popular recipe websites is always welcomed. It looks very ugly though and the last time it was updated was November 12, 2012 so it’s not quite the hottest thing out there.
Name of this app is pretty self-explanatory so we will only add that it supports Android Wear, features like calculated prep time and shopping lists and although it’s not too much involved it still makes solid free entry on this list.
Featuring more than 30.000 recipes which are sorted in very convenient categories, Epicurious will make sure that you are never lost and hungry. In addition to recipe search we would mention digitalized recipe box that can be synced across devices and platforms.
Price: Free, in-app purchases
This is very good source of healthy recipes with main focus on those which can be prepared within 40 minutes or less. Without in-app purchases, you will have access to 200 meals and snacks sorted into categories and great search-by-ingredient feature that will make your life much easier.
Being the official Food Network cooking app, Food Network in the Kitchen will give you an access to thousands of well-organized and regularly updated recipes from celebrity chefs, with instructional videos added to feature list with recent updates.
Allowing you to hunt down recipes across several platforms and import ones you’ve found on the Web into your own personal catalog, ChefTap will also give you an option to use it offline, variety of customization options, recipe editing options and unlimited storing space in premium version.
Price: Free, in-app purchases
By providing access to more than 350.000 recipes that cover everything from breakfasts to dinners and giving you option to plan meals in advance, track your shopping lists and save favorites, BigOven is very strong contender on this list. While free version gives you all the basic features, going premium will remove ads and throw few more options into the mix.
An excellent way to organize your digital cookbook with in-built browser that allows you to easily search recipes online, store them into your collection and edit them in-app. App detects cooking times, automatically generates grocery lists and even gives you an option to scale ingredients according to desired serving size.
These 10 Android apps will help beginners to stretch their cooking legs and more experienced users to test their culinary limits. Don’t take the way we put them into order for granted, find the option that suits you the most and finally, have a nice meal!