Some 10 million downloads and counting, this recipe app is superb. Search 30,000 recipes that have been tested and rated, or browse by what you have available in the larder. (Some Samsung fridges come with the app installed!) A new voice-activated Cook Mode lets you follow instructions while keeping messy hands free. Free, iOS, Android
Mary Berry Bakes
The delightful Mary Berry guides you through 70 delicious recipes with top-notch photography, simple instructions and even a shopping-list function and timer built in. Try the All-in-One Victoria Sponge. £3.99, iOS
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This is the app for you if you like your drinks shaken and not stirred. You tell the app which ingredients you have on hand and it will create a list of drinks you can make with what you already have. Happy mixing. Free, iOS, Android
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This must-have app helps you do everything from managing recipes to planning meals to devising menus to creating your own shopping lists. Free, iOS, Android
The Good Fish Guide
If you can never remember whether eating sea bream will see you committing an environmental crime then this Marine Conservation Society app should ease your conscience considerably. Almost every fish you're likely to come across in this country is classified as either an eat, or an avoid. So you’ll never eat an endangered fishy again. Free, iOS, Android
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