Basil lets you find and create recipes in order to build your very own personalized cookbook.
Creating your cookbook
It doesn’t matter if you consider cooking a chore, a joy, or a science, Basil has you covered. You can use its search function to browse the internet before adding them to your database of recipes with a single tap. If you’d rather rely on Mama’s homemade concoctions these can be added to – letting you keep all of your menus together in one place.
To make sure you can access your favorite foods whenever you need them, all of your recipes and cooking lists are stored online in the cloud. But, if you’re worried you be able to connect there is also the option to keep everything locally on your iPad. To further help, Basil filters and groups your dishes together automatically, letting you search by foods, time, or cuisine to speedily select what to make.
Cookbook with shopping list
Once you know what’s for lunch, Basil will create a grocery list for you. It can sort specific elements by aisle (no more doubling back on yourself), and even make substitutions for healthier options – perfect for health fanatics and those on diets.
As you prepare your food, Basil promises equally useful functions. A clear interface with large readable text ensures you won’t have to get your flour covered fingers all over your iPad or iPhone. It even makes weights and measures simpler, converting units from American to metric (or back again) and adjusting ingredient amounts depending on how many you are cooking for. It even offers a timer to make sure you never burn another dinner.
Whether you are cooking a turkey or smoking salmon, this is a fine cooking book app.