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Vegetarian How to Cook Everything app review: the all-in-one portable vegetarian cookbook



How to Cook Everything Vegetarian is the mobile version of Mark Bittman’s critically acclaimed cookbook. Bittman is a renowned food blogger, New York Times columnist, home cook, and award-winning author. His seminal cookbook is considered as one of the most groundbreaking publications in the world. You can now own his cookbook by downloading the mobile version to your iPhone or iPad.

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Vegetarian How to Cook Everything


A Quick Glimpse of How to Cook Everything Vegetarian

Mark Bittman’s app, How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, offers thousands of vegetarian recipes with step by step instructions. It is a handy mobile cookbook that allows you to prepare vegetarian dishes for your family and friends.

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The app’s home screen gives you access to the key features of the cookbook. When you open the app, you will see beautifully illustrated icons that allow one-tap access to the most popular recipes and featured recipes.

Bittman’s Picks are also featured in the home screen as well as menu ideas and a quick search function to find any recipe you need. Additional options are located at the bottom of the screen including a quick access to your favorite recipes and a shopping cart to make it easier for you to buy ingredients.

When you select a recipe, the app will show a detailed overview that describes the dish. Serving suggestions and the required cooking time are also shown on screen.

You can move forward by tapping the Ingredients tab to view the necessary ingredients you need to prepare. Once you are ready, tap the Steps tab to learn the step by step cooking procedures. The app also offers different recipe variations so you can prepare the dish based on the ingredients that you already have in your kitchen.

Best Features of How to Cook Everything Vegetarian

How to Cook Everything offers more than 2,000 vegetarian recipes with hundreds of cooking variations to satisfy your palate. It covers almost every type of cooking from stir fried and pastas to veggie burgers and do-it-yourself meals.

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This application offers beautifully illustrated cooking guidance for home cooks and professional chefs. Each recipe contains step by step instructions with additional information about various cooking techniques. Most important of all, the app offers a complete list of ingredients for each recipe with useful ideas for meal planning.

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian offers an impressive search function that allows you to dig deep into the collections of recipes. The search tool has an advanced filtering option that allows you to look for recipes based on ingredients, cooking style, techniques, and recipe types.

Other advanced features of this app include note taking, a bookmark option, shopping lists, built-in timers, illustrated tutorials, and a powerful social sharing option.

Vegetarian How to Cook Everything


Pros and Cons


  • Offers more than 2,000 vegetarian recipes with variations
  • With step by step cooking instructions
  • Powerful search tool to find any recipe
  • Bookmark tool for quick access to favorite recipes
  • Allows portrait and landscape display
  • Constant-on feature to prevent screen dimming
  • Allows social sharing via Facebook, Twitter, and email


  • It would be nice for this app to have Multi-language support.

Final Thoughts

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian is a comprehensive cookbook for everyone who loves vegetarian recipes. It is easy to use and highly interactive. This is a must-have app for home cooks and professional chefs. 


Vegetarian How to Cook Everything

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