Escoffier Cook’s Companion
By Futura Group
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"The ultimate Cook's Companion for the kitchen..."
This elegantly designed app from award winning Futura Group, features a range of tools including a measurement converter, kitchen timer, an ingredients compendium and a glossary of culinary terms. All of these features are completely FREE - If you enjoy this app we'd only ask that you leave some feedback in the App Store.
Everything but the kitchen sink…
An easy to use, unobtrusive, conversion tool that will convert a range of weights and units. This tool will allow you to easily make sense of recipes that don't match the scales or cups sizes you have in your pantry at home (very handy if you're trying to make recipe from another country!).
Designed with the home chef in mind, this converter covers everything from fahrenheit and celsius to fluid ounces, quarts and tablespoons. Please check out the application screen shots to see how the conversion tools work (for a full list of available units refer to our website).
Frustrated with your oven? using your microwave timer or stopwatch instead? This stylish Cook's Companion Kitchen Timer allows you to create an unlimited number of timers that can be used individually or at the same time to monitor anything from baking to boiling an egg.
Easily create and name a timer, including an alert sound and then select start. You're timers will run in the background allowing you to use the converter and other tools in the Cook's Companion. Any timers you create will be also be available as a preset that you can select at the push of a button.
Wondering what 'adzuki beans' or 'kohlrabi' are…. or even how to use them or what to look for when buying them? Never be caught out again. The Cook's Companion lists hundreds of ingredients in this comprehensive searchable index of ingredients that puts a world of food at your fingertips.
Each ingredient includes a photo, an overview, menu uses and storage information making the ingredients compendium useful both in and out of the kitchen.
The equipment list contains a searchable index of hundreds of utensils and common kitchen tools along with tips for usage, OH&S tips, cleaning and storage. Used by culinary schools all over the world, these ingredients and equipment lists are available for free as part of the Cook's Companion.
The app is not only a valuable tool for home chefs, but a superb resource for commercial kitchens who can use this the Cooks Companion as part of an induction program or simply as a handy visual reference guide.
The Companion includes thousands of cooking terms complete with definitions and audio cues for foreign or less common culinary words. The searchable glossary can be used to cross reference foreign recipes, unusual ingredients or simply as way to avoid uncomfortable situations when ordering from unfamiliar menus!
The Cook's Companion is a universal application meaning that it will run on your iPad, iPad mini, iPhone5 and iPhone / iPod Touch and is a must have for any chef, or home cook.
NOTE: We recommend using a protective cover for your device when used in the kitchen.
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What's New in Version 1.4
Optimised for iOS8
Various small enhancements and bug fixes
Great app some fixes
I think this can be a very helpful app for any chef to be or cook at home!
I would say it would be helpful for the convertor to be written in instead of just turning the dial, can be hard to get that exact number you want to convert.
I also wish I knew how to pay for a ad-free version, less pop-ups when using!
Maybe pronunciation for more terms than just the mainly French terms (and uncommon equipment!), I'm able to get most, however a few still trip me up.
Otherwise helpful resource for any home kitchen!
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- Category: Food & Drink
- Updated: Mar 03, 2015
- Version: 1.4
- Size: 58.4 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Futura Group Pty Ltd
- © Futura Group Pty Limited
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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