As can be seen from the name of the app, The recipes for the Christmas holidays offers a wide range of solutions for the recipes to be prepared during the Christmas holidays, with practical tips and ideas to follow to better prepare the traditional Christmas dishes, but also modern dishes characterized by a touch of originality, all enriched with useful suggestions on how to set the table and present the dishes for a more refined effect.
The user, by consulting his iOS device, can enrich the pleasant and tasty moments in the company of his dear guests, drawing from the 100 Christmas themed recipes suggested by the magazine La Cucina Italiana, complete with photos with a thematic setting, calories, suggestions for the wine pairing and chef's advice.
If you want to try your hand at recipes that have never been carried out, the 12 step-by-step recipes offered by the app can be very useful, with photographic passages guiding the user, improvised chef, step by step in the creation of the dish.
The app also automatically generates the expense to be made for the selected recipes, recipes that can be searched by keywords, by flow, by time of realization and type of cooking.
For the inexperienced, a thematic glossary is available within the preparations, with detailed explanations of the terms and ingredients used in the kitchen.
In the My menus section you have the possibility to insert your own creations or secret recipes handed down for generations and to generate the relative shopping list with just one click.
Finally, in addition to the indispensable timer, the app offers the option to have a "random" menu to try out through the Shake me function.
The recipes for the Christmas holidays 1.2, localized in Italian, compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, requires iOS 3.1.2 or later and can be downloaded from the App Store for € 2.39.