Appetites may change the way cooking apps could be created in the future. Instead of step-by-step photo instructions, the iPad app has video instructions shot from the viewpoint of the cook. A person can make a dish at his or her own pace by scrolling to the next video step, which starts seamlessly with no extra prompting.
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ITunes has plenty of apps for Asian recipes and cooking techniques, but how do you choose? We've compiled a list of recommendable apps for the iPhone and iPad apps that will definitely get you cooking more Asian dishes.
Tumbleweed Labs shows how to use a $3 plate hanger to turn your iPad into a wall- or cabinet-mounted cookbook.
From Japanese blogger shiinaneko comes this demonstration of how to use an iPad as servingware. Pull up a photo of a sushi board/sashimi platter/bowl/open hand, lay down the appropriate foodstuff, and you'll be eating in style. In shiinaneko's words, "iDish. Unbelievable variety of foodstuff, with Unbelievable dishes." (PS: A screen protector is recommended.) [via Metafilter]
Condé Nast, the publisher of Gourmet, is reviving the brand as an app. You can watch the promo video at live.gourmet.com, but in a nutshell, it looks like they're going to be adding to the existing archives with new content and packaging it all in a slick browsing experience. You'll be able to earn "rewards" (unlock hidden articles) and share the app's recipes, videos, and slideshows across social networks with your friends.
You knew this was coming. Blendtec, the blender-makers who pretty much rose to internet fame when they first demonstrated that their appliance could easily vaporize an iPhone, are at it again with Apple's latest wondergadget, the iPad. Will it blend? Sure, after first figuring out how to fit the iPhone Maxi into the pitcher.