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Mela - Recipe Manager

Your Modern Recipe Manager

Anyone who likes to cook should take a taste of the app Mela

Mela - Recipe Manager

by Silvio Rizzi
Mela - Recipe Manager
Mela - Recipe Manager
Mela - Recipe Manager
$4.99 in the App Store

Anyone who likes to cook should take a taste of the app Mela. From Silvio RIzzi, the developer behind the popular RSS app Reeder, Mela is a recipe manager and more. One of the best features is the in-app browser that allows you to quickly save any recipe you find. If a recipe is detected on the current page, it will appear in the app’s native recipe viewer.

What is it about?

Mela is a simple, elegant and modern recipe manager that syncs with iCloud.

Mela - Recipe Manager

App Details

Food & Drink
Last updated
September 24, 2022
Release date
August 15, 2021
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App Store Description

Mela is a simple, elegant and modern recipe manager that syncs with iCloud.

Sync your recipes with iCloud, either privately (default) or by sharing a recipe library with other iCloud users.
(Please note: the shared recipe library feature requires iOS 15)

Quickly save a recipe while browsing: If Mela detects a recipe on the currently viewed page, it will be displayed in Mela's native recipe viewer*, on the same screen on the iPad and a swipe-left away on the iPhone. Want to add or view a recipe from outside of Mela? No problem, just use Mela's sharing extension.

Subscribe to your favorite recipe blogs to view all the recipes in Mela's native recipe viewer*.

The cook mode makes it easy to follow all steps while cooking, displayed using a larger font to make sure everything stays readable even when you're not right in front of your device. You can add multiple recipes to the cook mode, easily letting you switch between them.

No need to switch to another app for setting up a timer. When in cooking mode, Mela let's you easily create and manage timers.

Scan a recipe from a book: With the help of text recognition, you can just add it to your personal collection and view it in Mela's native recipe viewer, as any other recipe.

Mela uses the to manage your grocery list. This has the advantage that you’re always able to access your grocery list on all your devices even if Mela is not installed on a specific device.

Do your meal planning by using Mela's built-in calendar. It's managed by which also has the advantage that you're always able to access it on all your devices.

Recipes can be organized in categories, marked as “Favorite” or as “Want to Cook”.

Of course, Mela supports printing in case there’s a recipe you want to have on paper or save as PDF.

Please note:
If iCloud Sync is enabled (default), Mela will sync these items with iCloud:
- Recipes
- Browser bookmarks
- Subscription list (feeds)
Not synced:
- Feed recipe entries
- Browser history
Groceries are always stored in

* Extracting recipes only works for websites that support this, most of them do.

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