Your phone can do so much more than just posting and liking the pictures of your favorite dishes. With the help of special food related smartphone apps you will be able to reserve a table in a local restaurant, check where and what kind of cafes are available in your town, find out which kind of meat or fish should be combined with a bottle of white wine, and even with absolute accuracy check the amount of consumed calories and how it may affect your health.
Read about the most exciting cellphone apps related to food in our top 5 list.
This application is a social network for food lovers. Here, people don’t like to be distracted by anything that is not related to food and places where you can taste something really delicious. Users leave reviews about cafes, restaurants, dishes, etc. They write about what they like or not, and recommend which restaurants, despite the attractive cozy interior, it is better to avoid. You can also upload photos of the places, the food and the drinks that you have tried.
With this app you can plan a trip to a restaurant or cafe beforehand, in order to diminish chances of being left disappointed. It is especially convenient if you travel abroad and don’t know much about the local cuisines. I basically checked it on my new samsung galaxy s6 edge smartphone and was surprised to see the results it gave to me. Its a one of a kind solution if you are food lover like me.
2. Escoffier Cook’s Companion
The best kitchen assistant you’ll ever have. Firstly, there is a converter of weight and volume – degrees, ounces, pounds – so now you can try all the foreign recipes and fearlessly exploit these strange values to your benefit. Secondly, there is a timer, even a few, which will remind you that it’s time to get the dish out from the oven.
Thirdly, there is a glossary of ingredients, which helps understand what lies behind the beautiful names of ingredients in a foreign cuisine recipe book. In addition, there is a section where you can learn all about cooking utensils and how to use them properly.
3. My Fitnesspal
If you’re used to monitoring your calories and strictly follow the diet, then this is one of those mobile apps that will become a reliable assistant. There are more than 3 million items of food and their respective energy values.
Most importantly, it is available in off-line mode. So, you can count calories even when you are far away from civilization, somewhere in the campsite in the mountains, where there is no network. In addition to counting calories, this application can show how much carbohydrate, protein, unsaturated vegetable oils and animal saturated fats should be contained in a dish for your daily consumption.
In addition to counting calories, you can also compile a list of exercises for your personal physical training program.
A handy application for searching recipes. The program picks up the dishes based on three main parameters: category, ingredients and cooking time. In addition, you can specify if you don’t want them to include meat, milk or flour, and the application will pick up a recipe that fits you the best. You can also do shopping lists and save the best dishes in your Favorites.
5. Cute my cake
The application helps cut a cake or a pizza into equal parts. To do this, point the camera at the dish, set the boundaries of the desired area, and specify the number of people at the party. The shape of the cake may be either circular or rectangular, and the number of pieces can also be arbitrary.
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