How to recipe search like a pro
Browsing for recipe inspiration is fun, but if there’s something specific you’d like to cook, the search bar is your new best friend. Here are a few tips to help you find exactly what you want.
Can’t choose? Try both
Let’s say you can’t decide if you want to cook chicken or salmon tonight, why not look up options for both? Simply type chicken and salmon into the search bar and check out all the deliciousness!
Want a recipe with two or more specific ingredients? Try +
So you have chicken and tomatoes in your fridge and you want to use both; type +chicken +tomatoes into the search bar and only recipes that contain both ingredients will appear. You can even add more ingredients, just keep using the + symbol before each one.
Want to exclude an ingredient? Try -
Yuck! You hate tomatoes! You definitely don’t want any tomato in your yummy chicken dinner; type chicken -tomatoes.
Need to search for a particular phrase? Try " "
So you want to cook chicken breast. Not chicken thighs, not duck breast – chicken breast; type "chicken breast". This works well for specific dishes, too, such as "butter chicken" or "mince pies".
Like (short) movies? Try video
So you’ve found lots of recipes using chicken breast, but how many of them have helpful step-by-step videos? Click the Videos button to find out.
Want to get even more specific? Try Advanced filters
You can filter your recipe search by diet, course, cuisine, difficulty, magazine and time, so you can find exactly what you’re after super quickly and easily. No more trawling through pages and pages of stuff you don’t want. Hooray!