How to submit a recipe on CaL

Submitting recipes on the Chef at Large website couldn’t be easier. Simply go to our Recipe Writer and fill in the boxes with the relevant information.

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  1. At the start is the Recipe Title which is pretty much self explanatory. This is where you put in the name of the dish – Dahi ke Kebab or Spaghetti with Meatballs, for example.
  2. You can add a photograph of the ready dish by clicking on the Add Featured Image button that’s next.
  3. The next box is for the Coursebreakfast, dessert, snacks, bread, etc., next to which is where you tell us the Cuisine – Italian, Punjabi, Assamese, etc.
  4. The next box is where you write a short Description of the dish. Here you can simply write a quick summary of what the dish is or a small anecdote related to the dish – something to introduce the dish to your readers.
  5. Then enter the number of Servings, or the quantities of final product. for example – 4 servings, 12 cup cakes.
  6. The time taken to cook the dish has been divided into three sections, one on each row, with two boxes on each row. One box is for a number and the second for the unit. For example, if preparation takes 20 minutes, you should enter ’20’ into the first box and ‘minutes’ into the second.
    1. Prep time – time taken to chop vegetables, prepare marinades, etc.
    2. Cook time – time taken to actually cook or bake the dish
    3. Passive time – time for marination or for proving bread, etc.
  7. Next up are the Ingredients for the recipe. Ingredients can be divided into groups – for a marinade, for a masala that needs to be ground, etc.
  8. As you add each individual ingredient you have to provide four bits of information in this order – quantity of ingredient, unit of measure, name of the ingredient, and any notes related to the ingredient or special instructions. For example, 100 | gms |  Tomatoes | pureed. Remember, each element will go into a separate box on that row.
  9. Just hit the Tab button to create a new field to add the next ingredient. Empty lines will automatically be removed while publishing so don’t worry if there are any.
  10. Then add the Method to be followed for the recipe in the last box. You can add step by step images by clicking on the Add Image button to the right side of this box. Keep adding an instruction box to add each new step in the recipe by hitting the Tab key. Remember, each instruction goes in a new row. If you’re typing inside a large text-box like a word processor, you’re in the notes section and that isn’t where the method should go.

And that’s it. If you need help with this, just comment on this page and we’ll be there to help!

 

Click here to start writing your recipe