Food is one of the biggest aspects of culture and life. There are several reasons that made homemade meals more important. Virtually everybody knows how to cook something. While to cook something different and new we probably need some good recipe. It is very difficult to carry our cookbook collection everywhere. The cooking apps proved to be very beneficent as we carry our mobile phones everywhere we go. These food recipe apps provide step by step and complete procedure of how to cook a delicious recipe.

We’ve collected some of the best cooking apps for you to help you cook dishes that satisfy your major hunger needs. Following are some best cooking and recipe apps to improve your capabilities in the kitchen.

1. All recipes Dinner Spinner:

All recipes Dinner Spinner is one of the most popular cooking apps with the most healthy and simple recipes containing simple ingredients. It cut down a lot of cooking time with quick and easy to make food recipes. If you want to cook something refreshing healthy then you are at the right place. Apps latest version includes better search options, favorites and collections, step by step cooking videos and a lot more. All recipes Dinner Spinner comprise a large variety of recipes including plenty of international foods.

Features:

Shopping List: Add a list of ingredients to buy or tap on objects or recipe to add them.

Favorites: For quick access add recipes to favorites.

Step by step videos: App includes step by step instructions for a recipe and skip option if you want to skip a specific portion.

 

Pros
  • Easy to use
  • Suggests recipes
  • Nutritional info
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Cons
  • Cannot store recipes offline
  • Hangs or crashes during loading images
  • Cannot leave comment or mark recipes

 

2. Big Oven:

BigOven: 500,000+ Recipes
BigOven: 500,000+ Recipes
Developer: BigOven.com
Price: Free+
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  • BigOven: 500,000+ Recipes Screenshot
  • BigOven: 500,000+ Recipes Screenshot
  • BigOven: 500,000+ Recipes Screenshot

Outstanding recipe app with all new design and features. Whether cooking for some event or for personal desire big oven will always help you to find the best recipes and provide a complete tool for organizing and helping the home cooks. Big Oven reinvented as the most popular social cooking app with tasty dishes to be eaten by any one as a part of their normal diet. All recipes are described in proper sections i.e ingredients, directions, timings, recommendations. It consists of more than 350,000 recipes and the amount is increasing.

A website that comes in a variety of stylish mobile forms that includes a great cooking with kids version and includes recipes from some of the country’s finest chefs and home-made cooks which are beautifully photographed.

 

Pros
  • On the fly search by ingredients or dishes name
  • Can submit your recipes to be published or shared
  • Grocery list to add items
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Cons
  • Too many adds
  • Some recipes are not formatted
  • Loading is slow

 

3. ChefTap:

ChefTap is a popular cooking app and the only app that allows clipping recipes from any website. It provides a unique and safe environment to search, save and share recipes with friends and family privately. You can simply clip 15 recipes without creating an account. Saving pictures from recipes, adjustable text size and option of editing the app makes it more useful and helpful. It is the largest homemade recipe sharing app which is available without a lot of restrictions.

Pros
  • Bookmark for quick access
  • Clip and save 15 recipes without an account
  • No need of internet to view saved clips
  • Publish or share photos publicly or privately
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Cons
  • Limited grocery list
  • Lack a couple of features
  • Validation issues

4. Oh She Glows:

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Meat-free meals and a variety of vegetarian dishes make Oh She Glows a healthy cooking app with a lot of recipes. Plant-based mouth-watering dishes are endless with detailed nutritional information of each recipe to make the dish a perfectly healthy meal. The interface is simple yet adorable which is divided in proper sections for the photos and recipe. All of the recipes included in the app are tried and tested by home cooks. A great app for helping to eat better and healthy with low calories and less fattening recipes. Advanced search option to search recipe by name, ingredients, no. of calories or no. of servings.

 

Pros
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Cons
  • Incorrect calorie count per serving
  • Inappropriate recipes for different age groups
  • No bookmarks

 

5. Side Chef:

SideChef: Step-by-step cooking
SideChef: Step-by-step cooking
Developer: SideChef
Price: Free
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  • SideChef: Step-by-step cooking Screenshot
  • SideChef: Step-by-step cooking Screenshot
  • SideChef: Step-by-step cooking Screenshot
  • SideChef: Step-by-step cooking Screenshot
  • SideChef: Step-by-step cooking Screenshot
  • SideChef: Step-by-step cooking Screenshot
  • SideChef: Step-by-step cooking Screenshot

Side Chef contains many ethnic foods and plenty of recipes with wide variety of tastes from mild to bold. This app offers more than 70,000 recipes including breakfast, lunch and dinner. App allows the social feature to check out what are your friends or contacts cooking. Search filters allow you to choose which meals are best according to your taste and preference. Each recipe has a description or alternate recommendations. It is a consistent cooking app which features a lot of basic.  It provides the ease that if you don’t want to show your recipes to others but do want to have them all in one place just click on save button but not publish. You will be able to share with friends and family but other users won’t see them.

 

Pros
  • Easy to navigate and save recipes
  • Ease of shopping list
  • Favorites for quick access
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Cons
  • A lot of pop up adds
  • No offline feature
  • Too slow

 

6. Yummly:

Yummly Recipes & Shopping List
Yummly Recipes & Shopping List
Developer: Yummly
Price: Free
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  • Yummly Recipes & Shopping List Screenshot
  • Yummly Recipes & Shopping List Screenshot
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  • Yummly Recipes & Shopping List Screenshot

Yummly is a popular cooking app which is more famous for its search strategy. It provides recipes that you want and more importantly suggests other recipes that match your needs and search. Advanced search option lets you differentiate between vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Yummly recipes has a gorgeous interface and a healthy selection of recipes for all types of foodies. It lets you find recipes on the basis of the ingredients that you already have. Yummly is one of those apps whose recipes will be enjoyed by everyone regardless of their age group. If you want professional recipes then this app is definitely best for you.

 

Pros
  • A good user interface
  • Thousands of recipes
  • Chat and share option
  • Easy to use
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Cons
  • No servings information
  • Issues with updates
  • Login problems
  • Do not save some recipes

7. Cookpad:

Cookpad
Cookpad
Developer: Cookpad Limited
Price: Free+
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Cookpad lets you exchange recipes with your friends, family, and strangers. The Cookpad app provides a faster and simpler way of accessing a recipe. You can upload pictures and videos of the dishes that you have cooked and share it with the public. This app is like a social profile in which you can see who has liked which recipe and cooked what based on the pictures they have uploaded. You can also create diets using various recipes.

 

Pros
  • Let you view videos and recipes offline
  • Suggests recipes according to your taste
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Cons
  • Lots of adds
  • Sometimes becomes slow

8. Epicurious:

This app is used and loved by millions of users and add the whole world of cooking to your pocket. Epicurious contains tasty, easy to cook recipes and a large variety of different cuisines. Step by step photo instructions make recipes easy to follow and the videos explained the recipes in a very good way.

Aside from all of that, Epicurious comes with all the usual features, like the ability to create shopping lists, save your favorite recipes, and filter your search results by diet, cooking time, and foods you don’t like.

 

Pros
  • Shopping lists generate reminders
  • Layout is good and easy to handle with
  • Attractive user interface
  • General awareness of nutrients
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Cons
  • It is not a sustainable long-term
  • We might avoid certain healthy meals due to its calories

 

9. Kitchen Stories:

Kitchen stories is one of the best free cooking apps. This app can generate auto updates of grocery list items. It features numerous recipes with different varieties and textures of food. You and other people upload your recipes to the service. The service then shares them with everybody else. You can also save recipes for future use. It also lets you upload private recipes in case you don’t want to give up that secret family recipe to others.

Pros
  • Good user interface
  • Easy to use
  • Better sharing options
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Cons
  • No nutritional info
  • Lots of adds
  • A bit slow

10. Bon Appetit:

 

Bon appetit is one of the most famous recipe app nowadays due to its best user interface and easiness to use. One of my favorite websites comes in a variety of stylish mobile forms that includes a great cooking with kids version and includes recipes from some of the country’s finest chefs and home-made cooks, beautifully photographed. It also includes a handy shopping list function so you don’t forget anything whenever you go to shopping or want to cook.

 

Pros
  • Contains healthier ingredients
  • Avoid food allergies
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Cons
  • No bookmarks
  • Missing some features
  • Incorrect calorie count

 

Cooking apps for Android or recipe apps proved to be very beneficent as we don’t have to carry our cookbooks everywhere we go. These apps save a lot of time and money in writing and purchasing of cookbooks. However, these bunch of apps improves our capabilities in the kitchen and we can cook a delicious and wide range of fabulous food without any trouble.

If we have missed any of your Best Cooking apps or Recipe apps for Android do let us know down in the comments