A recipe is a set of instructions that describe how to prepare or make something, especially a culinary dish. There are so many magazines, television channel about delicious recipes. In this busy life people want to eat different type of delicious recipe. But we have no time to cook, so we go to restaurant, cafe, hotels where we get verity of delicious recipes.
But those are so expensive and not healthy for our body. By the 19th century, cooking had become a passion throughout the world. After 20th century, there were thousands of cookery and recipe books available. The next revolution came with the introduction of the TV cooks. In the early days, the recipes were available by post from the BBC.
While traditionally one needs to buy ingredients listed in recipes, modern technology brought tools that enable reverse recipe look up – users list ingredients they have, and the tool retrieves recipes they can make. Modern culinary recipes normally consist of several components such as:
Name of the dish
How much time it will take to prepare
The required of ingredients and quantities or proportions
Equipment and environment to prepare the dish
An ordered list of preparation steps
The number of servings the recipe will provide
The texture and flavor of dish
Some recipes will note how long the dish will keep and its suitability for freezing. Nutritional information, such as calories per serving and grams of protein, fat, and carbohydrates per serving, may also be given.