20 Best iPad Apps For Cooking

The iPad is an appealing kitchen tool you use every day to prepare and cook food. With all the great foodie apps, conversions, tutorials and cooking e-books available, many people use their iPads as recipe books.

There are thousands of recipes online on numerous websites, there are of course apps as well all keen to help you enhance your cooking skills whether it is with tips, tricks or even tools to make you a better chef. Here are some of the best iPad cooking apps that will make you a better cook.


Last updates: 17-05-2014

How to Cook Everything

How to Cook Everything app from New York Times columnist Mark Bittman—has 2,000 recipes, 400 how-to illustrations, and a host of features that appeal to cooks on the go. This app is optimized uniquely for both the iPad and the iPhone.

How to Cook Everything


Evernote Food

Discover and save delicious recipes and amazing restaurants. Document all your cooking and dining experiences with photos and notes. Share your beautiful meals with the world. Evernote Food


BigOven: 250,000+ Recipes and Grocery List

This app has a lot of recipes and grocery lists, but BigOven has an “use up leftover” feature that makes it stand out from the pack.  

Recipes and Grocery List


Whole Foods Market Recipes

Looking for healthy and delicious food? Search Whole Foods Market Recipes for recipes featuring the finest natural and organic foods.



Paprika Recipe Manager

Delightfully simple recipe management for everyone: from aspiring cooks to professional chefs. With ingredient scaling, grocery lists and meal planning, Paprika is the perfect kitchen companion.

Paprika Recipe Manager


Martha Stewart Makes Cookies

This app features 6 recipe bundles, instructional videos, baking tips, packaging ideas, kitchen timers, shopping lists, sharing options and an array of search features, cookie lovers everywhere.Martha Stewart Makes Cookies



All of the recipes in this app come from food bloggers or celebrity chefs, making their selection of recipes suitable for many tastes. The star feature of Appetites is its approach to instructions.



Pat LaFrieda’s Big App for Meat

This is the definitive guide to every cut of meat there is, featuring Pat LaFrieda, famed New York butcher. The app includes detailed diagrams about every cut of beef, chicken, lamb, pork, vealer, turkey, and duck.



Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List

Search more than 30,000 delicious, professionally created recipes from Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Self, and renowned chefs and cookbooks.




The Professional Chef by the Culinary Institute of America

Watch more than 100 embedded videos by CIA instructors demonstrate professional tips and tricks for bringing 850 restaurant-worthy recipes to the dining room table.



Matthew Kenney’s Raw Express : Delicious and healthy raw food in thirty minutes or less.

Delicious, healthy and quick raw food recipes by renowned chef and author Matthew Kenney.



Jamie Oliver’s Recipes

Jamie’s Recipes is a free app to download and includes a free taster pack consisting of ten free recipes and three videos to get you started. Additional content can be accessed via the purchase of an in-app subscription for one, two or six months.



Desserts: MyRecipes Daily Indulgence

Indulge your dessert cravings with the MyRecipes Daily Indulgence app for iPad. Browse more than 400 decadently delicious dessert recipes from the magazines you love:  

MyRecipes Dinner Spinner – Recipes, Drinks, and more

The official app is one of my favorites, especially when it comes down to finding new recipes or side dishes to go along with a main dish. Whether you’re into baking, grilling, barbecuing, or frying,



Healthy Recipes By SparkRecipes

Whether you’re looking to lose weight or simply wanting to find healthier recipe options, this app from will be a good place to start. It will give you access to over 190,000 recipes and will allow you to save recipes that you’re interested in.



Weber’s On the Grill for iPad

Built from the ground up with iPad users in mind, Weber’s On the Grill™ for iPad features 280 classic Weber recipes plus 40 recipes for rubs, marinades, and sauces that are sure to get you fired up.




The Wegmans app is your mobile store. It’s loaded with tools that save you time at the store and help you with meals when you are home.



Kitchen Calculator PRO

Bad at math or just have a horrible memory for conversions? Kitchen Calculator PRO is here to save the day. Convert volumes, weights, temperatures, and measurements.



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Great British Chefs – Recipes HD

The chefs, all of whom have been awarded Michelin stars, include Marcus Wareing, Nuno Mendes and Tom Aikens and have been carefully selected to connect food lovers with the world of professional cooking.