An application available on Google Play Store allows users to generate recipes for various types of meals in which the ingredients that people have available at home in case they don’t want to go to the supermarket to make purchases or don’t have an exact idea of what to cook.
The recipe generator called supercookwhich is also available in a web version (supercook.com) that can be accessed from any browserit can not only help users explore new ways to make the dishes you want, but also set a list of shopping for when it is necessary to make a resupply from the pantry at home.
The platformwhich is freely accessible, has a selection of more than 11 million of recipes available so that users can use up to the last available part of their vegetables, fruits, seasonings and available protein.
How to use SuperCook on a smartphone
The use of the app it is user friendly. It has four tabs at the bottom of the screen called Pantry, Menu, Favorites and List of shopping. Except for the one assigned for prescriptions favorites, which is reserved only for registered users, all are free to use for people from the first moment the application is installed on the device.
They must “fill” their pantry, so you have to click on the icon of the tab and then select all the products and supplies that you have at that moment. Each ingredient It is separated by categories: The basics, vegetables and greens, mushrooms, fruits, nuts, cheeses, dairy products, algae, vegans and vegetarians, charcuterie, meats, poultry, fish, canned fish/seafood, shellfish, spices and herbs, sugars and sweeteners, among others categories.
If the user can’t find the category appropriate, you can use the search engine to be able to add each product to the virtual pantry. Once the entry is complete, a green “See recipes” button will appear in the lower right part of the screen, which will redirect the user to the tab Menu, where you can find the total number of ingredients that are available and the quantity of prescriptions that users can prepare with the products. This does not mean that each dish uses all ingredients.
Upon entering each prescriptionusers will also be able to see similar, related ones that use exactly the same ingredients but with a different preparation and you can even see recipes that need just a few products more to be able to make them. In that case you have two options: add it to the pantry or to the list of shopping.
In the event that they are added to the list, users will be able to enter the tab assigned once they go shopping at the Supermarket to remember what you need to do something preparation in particular and added directly to the pantry.
Finally, users will be able to see the steps to follow to prepare each dish by clicking on the “See the prescription complete”, which extracts the content from third-party web pages. In all cases, the time necessary for the preparationthe number of portions that can be made and the difficulty of each one.
The only condition that this app to generate the recipes is that it directly assumes that users always have salt, pepper and water available at home.