360° Coverage : Get Your Recipes on iPad’s Exclusive Cookbook

Get Your Recipes on iPad’s Exclusive Cookbook

The new interactive culinary app for iPad offers advice on cooking techniques, recipes and even creates shopping lists

Nov 15 2013, 8:43am CST | by

Get Your Recipes on iPad’s Exclusive Cookbook
Photo Credit: thephotocookbook

When you have a former Microsoft technology officer who also loves food, the result is an interactive culinary encyclopedia designed exclusively for iPad.

When Nathan Myhrvold, who founded Microsoft research and spent 13 years working for the software giant, wrote his wonderfully illustrated Modernist Cuisine encyclopedia and At Home cookbook, he wanted nothing to do with the digital world. His reasoning was that no ebook reader could do justice to his books

Matt MacInnis, the CEO and founder of Inkling first approached Myhrvold with the idea  of publishing his books in electronic format, but was initially rejected. Only after MacInnis explained the project which would truly do justice to the cookbook, his proposal was accepted. The interactive application for iPad was born after 15 people worked on it for more than nine months.

The resulting cookbook is now available in its digital form as an exclusive iPad app. It includes 37 videos on techniques, 416 recipes and staggering 1,683 photos.  The app allows users to dynamically adjust the amount of ingredients depending on the number of servings, then create an appropriate shopping list.

Myhrvold is a cofounder of Intellectual Ventures, a licensing and patent acquisition business that caused critics to call him "patent troll".

Source: AppleInsider

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/25" rel="author">Bijon Kumar Pramanik</a>
Bijon Kumar Pramanik is an experienced technology writer working since years in the consumer electronics field.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Apple launches Shot on iPhone 6 Campaign
Apple Launches Shot on iPhone 6 Campaign
Just when Samsung and HTC announce new phones with 16MP and 20MP cameras respectively, Apple launches a new campaign showing off great photos shot with the iPhone 6.
 
 
Apple Watch featured in major UK magazine
Apple Watch featured in major UK magazine
Three page story in Style
 
 
Apple Watch to open vehicle doors
Apple Watch to open vehicle doors
To act as set of car keys
 
 
Apple&#039;s iPhone 6s to feature Force Touch this year
Apple's iPhone 6S to feature Force Touch this year
This new technology is probably going to make its way to the complete iPhones line in a year