Recipe & Menus Light is a web application that allows the user to search and view Recipe data from an existing database.
With Recipe & Menus Light version 2.0, a number of improvements have been introduced. This Release Note provides an overview of these improvements.
Several new filters have been introduced to make the Search functionality more powerful.
Search by Recipe/Ingredient
It is now possible to search for Recipes that contain certain ingredients and sub-Recipes. E.g. a search for ‘chicken’ and ‘mashed potatoes’ will return all recipes containing both.
Fig.1 - Search with Ingredients & Sub-Recipes
Search within a Menu or multiple Menus
Filtering by menu will return all Recipes meeting the search criteria from within a particular menu or set of menus. Select the menu(s) from the drop-down list and hit search.
Fig.2 - Filter Searching by Menu
Search by Allergens and Intolerances
Recipes and Menus can now be filtered on all allergen and intolerance values. By default, the foodstuffs included in the Food Information Regulation are shown.
- To view the full range of extended values, select Show Extended
Fig.3 - Filter on Allergens
Ingredient Information Tool Tip
When viewing a Recipe card, a small amount of ingredient information can be displayed by hovering over an ingredient.
Fig.4 - Viewing Recipe Card Data
Sell Price Calculator
To help calculate Recipe selling prices, a sell price calculator has been added to the Recipe card screen.
Fig.5 - Sell Price Calculator
The two most recent versions of each of the following browsers/devices are supported by Recipe & Menus Light:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
The 'Light' version of Recipe and Menu Engineering requires a database from the core Recipe and Menus system with system users who are able to manage ingredient, Recipe and menu entries.