The recipe module is one of the core features of APICBASE.COM. It's a very powerful tool to document your kitchen's most important knowledge. To add a recipe, follow the steps below:

  • In the left hand side column, go to the 'product management' section. If the section is closed, click on the arrow to fold out the options. Now click on 'Recipes'. You are redirected to the recipes overview page.


  • On the recipes overview page, go to the topbar menu. Click on 'New' and '+New Recipe'. You are redirected to the recipe entry page.


  • Enter all available information about the recipe:
    • Title
    • Preparation time
    • Difficulty
    • Serves (amount of people)
    • Cuisine (e.g. French, Italian, World, Indian,...)
    • Ingredients (click on 'Add Ingredient' to add another ingredient)
    • Methodoloy (click on 'Add Step' to add another step. You can also add a picture with every step.)
    • Allergens (all 15 European allergens are available)
    • Remarks (e.g. works good with Cognac)

  • To add an image: 
    • In the right column, select the images you want to be part of the recipe. You can select images that are already in your library or you can upload new images.
    • When selecting an image from your library, a pop-up will appear. You will have an overview of pictures, with the most recent one first. To look up older pictures, you can easily use the search and filter tool.
    • Click on the images you would like to add to the recipe. A green border appears, this means it is selected. Click once more on the image to deselect the image. 
    • The last selected image will be the 'main image' of the recipe.

  • Click Quick Save' at the top of the page to save the recipe or click 'Save and...go back/go to recipe grid/go to recipe detail/add new recipe'.