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Recipes that work

ckbk’s recipes are tried, tested and edited; taken from cookbooks created by professional food writers and chefs, they won’t let you down

Be inspired

When you're captivated by the produce at the farmer’s market, turn to ckbk to find great recipes from your favorite books and authors


This looks to be the recipe site of my dreams. I look forward to the day you launch!
— Icelandic TV chef, Árni Ólafur Jónsson

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Find new recipes, dip into contemporary and classic cookbooks and explore global cuisines via our user-friendly website and app

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Instant access to the best cookbooks - bravo! Now I can easily compare how different authors tackle a subject, be it root vegetables or ramen.
— Anne Willan, author of La Varenne Pratique

Best of the bunch

Our selection of new and classic cookbooks from your favorite authors, award-winning food writers and culinary legends as well as the most trusted reference guides ensures you are always in the hands of the best


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A vast and expanding collection

Over 100,000 recipes from a library of more than 500 complete cookbooks

Instant access to the best cookbooks - bravo! Now I can easily compare how different authors tackle a subject, be it root vegetables or ramen
— Anne Willan, author of La Varenne Pratique

Something for every occasion

Explore ckbk’s diverse selection — we have everything from 20-minute weeknight meals to dinner party show-stoppers, for everyone from kitchen novices through to ambitious chefs


ckbk provides all the tools you need to put a great-tasting, effortless meal on the table and have lots of fun doing it too.

Targeted Search

Know what dish or recipe you want to cook, have specific ingredients at hand or dietary requirements to consider? Quickly find the right recipe to fit your needs with smart filters and extensive search categories.

Boundless Discovery

Browse new cookbooks, explore exotic cuisines and different techniques, and check out personalized recipe recommendations, seasonal articles and podcasts and videos for fresh ideas.

Save, Share and Connect

Save go-to recipes with your own notes and photos, create personal playlists for different occasions and moods and keep private or share with family and food loving friends.



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Free Membership

    Browse the entire collection of  cookbooks; their tables of contents and covers

Browse the entire collection of cookbooks to discover new titles, recipes and authors


See rankings and recommendations from leading chefs and cookbook authors


Use filters and categories to find exactly what you want, instantly


See key ingredients (but not quantities or methods) for all recipes


Access selected complete recipes and original editorial content

Premium Membership


Unlimited access to the full content of an ever-growing collection of the world's best cookbooks 


Build your own collections or “playlists” of favorite recipes, add notes and photos and share with other users


Learn from How-To videos and look up definitions and techniques in the most authoritative reference guides


Receive personal recommendations and suggestions for recipes ideas that fit your lifestyle and tastes


Instantly generate shopping lists, save them for next time for go-to dinners and convenient week-night shopping

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