Dreaming of making a digital cookbook filled to the brim with your unique, delicious recipes? 

There's never been a better time to do it! Over 60% of people prefer cooking meals at home instead of eating out, so it's a great time to grow your food blog!

We'll show you exactly how to make a digital cookbook. So you can showcase your mouthwatering recipes in a visually appealing and user-friendly way.

And thanks to the magic of Tasty Recipes, it's easier than ever to make a digital cookbook!

Ready to share your love for food with the world?

Great, let's begin!

What is a digital cookbook?

So, what exactly is a digital cookbook?

Well, picture this: No more fumbling with papers and index cards. Toss the recipe journal. All your favorite recipes are beautifully displayed and organized in one place, accessible from anywhere.

It's easy to create a digital cookbook for your website

Sounds pretty great, right? Well, that's exactly why you make a digital cookbook! 

A digital cookbook is essentially an online version of a traditional print cookbook. It's an innovative way to showcase your recipes. And not just for the pros! Every day food bloggers can create stunning and user-friendly digital cookbooks on their own websites.

And the best part?

It's also easy to update and customize. And it's environmentally friendly!

Why make a digital cookbook?

Why make a digital cookbook, you ask?

Well, there are plenty of benefits to DIY cookbooks online, especially if you're a new food blogger!

Let's dive into this a few, shall we?

  • It's with the times: Going digital is the new norm. It's innovative. It's exciting. It's the future! And who doesn't want to be a part of the future? 
  • Easy accessibility: A digital cookbook on your website means your recipes are just a click away. Readers don't have to scramble for that lost recipe card or worry about spilling sauce on their favorite recipe in a traditional cookbook. It's all there, right on your website. 
  • Eco-friendly: No trees are harmed in the making of a digital cookbook. You'll be doing your part in saving the planet, one digital page at a time. 

Remember, as a food blogger, you're not just sharing recipes. You're creating an experience for your followers. And a digital cookbook takes that experience to a whole new level!

But how do you make a digital cookbook?

You create your recipe website and add Tasty Recipes! The ultimate helper in displaying your recipes in a beautifully.

But more on that in a second! 

So, are you ready to make your own digital cookbook? Let's get to it.

How to make a digital cookbook

Now that you know what a digital cook book is, let's dive into how you can create a digital cookbook!

First things first, you need the right tool to display your recipes in a beautiful and user-friendly way.

Have you heard of Tasty Recipes?

This WordPress recipe plugin is a lifesaver for any food blogger. It's for displaying recipes, and it has a super easy-to-use recipe template to make your online recipes shine.

From there, you can create posts on your website to be your cookbook “pages.” It's like a cookbook ebook!

Then, it's as simple as grouping them together to create your cookbook sections. Holiday cookbooks like for Thanksgiving, Granny's collection of recipes, and your top secret family recipe book — all in one place.

1. Install and activate Tasty Recipes

To get started, you need Tasty Recipes.

So head over to our pricing page and pick it up to start creating beautiful recipes now.

Then it's a few simple steps:

  1. Log into your WP Tasty account.
  2. Go to “Downloads” and click on the button for Tasty Recipes.
  3. Go to your WordPress dashboard to “Plugins” and click “Add New” then “Upload Plugin“.
  4. Choose the Tasty Recipes file you downloaded and install, then activate it.
  5. Go to “Installed Plugins,” paste your license number into the field and click “Save license key.”

Now Tasty Recipes is ready to go on your website!

2. Add your recipes 

Once you install Tasty Recipes, adding your recipes by creating beautiful recipe cards

Don't worry, it's simpler than you think!

Use Tasty Recipes to make a digital cookbook

Here's what you do:

  1. Open a new post in WordPress and add a new block.
  2. Select the Tasty Recipes icon (it looks like a carrot).
  3. Add your recipe details: the title, author name, description, ingredients, instructions, and any other information you want to include.
  4. Add an image for your recipe card.
  5. Click Insert when you're done.

Once you're done, you'll have something like this:

Tasty Recipes helps you display beautiful recipes

Amazing, right? A quick recipe done just like that!

3. Organize your recipes 

Now, let's talk about organization.

A great digital cookbook isn't just a list of recipes — it's a well-organized collection that's easy to navigate.

So, how can you do this on your website?:

  • Create categories: Group your recipes into categories, such as breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and so on. This helps your readers find what they're looking for quickly.
  • Use tags: Tags are another great way to organize your recipes. You can tag recipes by ingredient, cooking method, and dietary restrictions.

These will help you create a recipe organizer and also help visitors browse your digital recipes easily.

For example, if they're looking for a plant-based cookbook online, you can make it easy by creating a specific category or tag for it.

Ready to make a digital cookbook for your website today?

Now you have everything you need to create a digital cookbook!

Isn't it exciting to think about the potential reach of your recipes? Just remember, the aim is not only to share your recipes but also to engage, inspire, and connect with your audience.

That’s it! So create a digital cookbook, share your love for food with the world, and let us know how it goes!

We believe in you and can't wait to see what you cook up!