5 Best Cooking App Designs That Simplify Your Culinary Adventures

5 Best Cooking App Designs That Simplify Your Culinary Adventures
Article by DesignRush DesignRush
Last Updated: November 12, 2023

The kitchen has gone digital; the proof lies in today's innovative cooking app designs. They offer more than just recipes but gateways to culinary exploration and kitchen magic.

From interactive tutorials to personalized meal planning, the best cooking app designs are a feast for the eyes and the tastebuds. To explore other functional and pleasing apps like these, visit our Best App Designs page.

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1. Sango by Fanny-Louise Delhaye

[Source: Fanny-Louise Delhaye]

Standout Features:

  • Nature-inspired colors
  • Minimalist layout
  • Informative sections

App designer Fanny-Louise Delhaye's design for the Sango App features a user-friendly interface, reflecting the brand's positive and approachable nature. The UI features a distinctive branding palette with bright, vibrant greens, yellows, and oranges.

These colors were selected for their connotations of positivity, growth, energy, trust, and reliability. Playful shapes and simple illustrations add an element of whimsy and fun, creating a consistent and recognizable brand identity across the app. Combining this with easy navigation and practical functions, the app design for Sango aligns with the brand's goal of simplifying users' lives while creating healthy eating habits.

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2. Cook Easy by Sree Teja Kalakota

[Source: Sree Teja Kalakota]

Standout Features:

  • Customized user experience
  • Realistic photography
  • Seamless transitions

For Cook Easy's app design, Sree Teja Kalakota created a user experience tailored to the needs of busy individuals. The app suggests recipes based on what users already have in their pantry, providing a personalized cooking journey.

They also added vivid photographs of food recipes in the app, providing a realistic yet appetizing visual to inspire users. The seamless transitions allow the users to navigate the app without lags or glitches.

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3. Cooking App by Affan Naveed

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Standout Features:

  • Simple layout
  • Minimalist design
  • Step-by-step cooking feature

Affan Naveed used a minimalist approach to develop the Cooking App. The design features a simple, easy-to-navigate layout and a monochromatic color story highlighting the app's content. The app design also includes a unique step-by-step cooking feature that guides users through every process of cooking a specific recipe.

Overall, this minimalist approach offers a clutter-free culinary journey–from browsing various recipes, creating a meal plan, and saving different recipes for future use.

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4. Tasty Recipe App by Qimei Fu

[Source: Qimei Fu]

Standout Features:

  • Simple colors
  • Large texts for recipes
  • In-app timer feature

Tasty Recipe App is a testament to thoughtful design for visually impaired users, a masterpiece created by designers Qimei Fu, Long Dao, and Alexandra Jacobson. With a soothing color story, the app's layout is engineered for ease of use. It features significantly large and organized texts for recipes perfect for those relying on the recipe while cooking.

Functionality goes hand in hand with aesthetics in this app's standout features. An integrated in-app timer helps the cooking process, guiding the user through each step.

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5. Bite by Jiaying Wang

[Source: Jiaying Wang]

Standout Features:

  • Voice control
  • Easy-to-use sections
  • User interactive features

The Bite app design by Jiaying Wang features a clean and monochromatic layout with intuitive sections for a streamlined cooking experience. Before displaying available recipes, users select taste preferences, allergies, diets, and cooking skills.

The app stands out further from its competitors by emphasizing user interactivity, featuring voice control and AR detection that guide the cooking process. Voice commands help users check ingredient proportions, set a timer, and more.

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