Amazon launches "Cook with Alexa »

A new cooking experience with Alexa...

And a novelty Alexa what's more ! Amazon today announces a new native feature named "Cook with Alexa ». Conceived in collaboration with Marmiton, Jow and Cuisine Actuelle, this new experience intends to makeAlexa your favorite cook ...

Cook with Alexa, a new culinary experience for Christmas!

As the end of the year holidays approach, many of us are busy in order to best prepare for this period when family and conviviality are the key words. Unfortunately, inspiration can sometimes fail us when we are in the kitchen… This is why Amazon offers us a new experience simply named: "Cook with Alexa ».

« Guided cooking is a new step towards making Alexa even more useful in the kitchen »Explains Gianmaria Visconti in a press release, Alexa Country Manager in Europe. " The French are passionate about cooking and we think they'll love the convenience of this new hands-free experience that allows them, for the first time, to ask Alexa step-by-step instructions as they cook. »

Put on hats and aprons as a family, then just say « Alexa, give me a Christmas recipe " or even « Alexa, give me a chestnut turkey recipe » and, failing to shine in society, you may have a chance to amaze your guests during the end-of-year festivities!

A wider choice of recipes

You will tell us "OK, but what's new? We already had Marmiton! ".

In fact, we already had the excellent skill MarmitonMore Amazon today goes further by offering us a wide choice of recipes mixing the best references from French culinary media: Marmiton, Jow and Current Cuisine. From there to say that Lidl has done well by offering Google Assistant on its Mr. Kitchen Smart Connect, there is only one step ... Or a dish?

Indeed, it is here several thousand gourmet dishes from all over the world, developed by both great cooks and gastronomy enthusiasts, that our voice assistant offers us.

By combining the three best platforms on the market, are rich in ideas for creating an original menu.

To get started, all you need to do is ask:

  • « Alexa, give me [dish] recipes »
  • « Alexa, give me recipes from Jow / Marmiton / Cuisine Actuelle »
  • « Alexa, give me some [ingredient] recipes »

You can then search for a recipe listing up to three ingredients.

Try for example: « Alexa, what can I do with shrimp, avocado and an onion? " et Alexa will offer you a Cuisine Actuelle shrimp avocado puree, a mango avocado shrimp tartare from Marmiton or Jow's shrimp tacos.

Simple and delicious… We are still waiting for your invitation! 😏

Echo Show 10 test: the screen connected to Alexa has its effect!

Save your favorite recipes

To never lose your favorite recipes and always have them at hand, you can of course save them. On your speaker Echo Show 10, you just have to say: " Alexa, records the recehead ”.

Don't have an Echo Show yet? All you have to do is buy one… Or, quite simply, ask " Alexa, send the recipe to my phone »To receive it directly on the application Alexa of your smartAndroid or iOS phone.

Shop more easily

Thanks to shopping lists, sticky notes and Post-it Alexa, you don't even have to jot down ingredients on a flying paper anymore. Alexa tells you what ingredients are needed for the recipe, along with unit conversions, and you can easily add the ingredients to your shopping list.

Sticky Alexa : the reminders arrive on Echo Show

You just have to ask :

  • « Alexatell me the ingredients »
  • « Alexa, how many tablespoons are in 10 centiliters? »
  • « Alexa, add cinnamon to my shopping list »
Thanks to the experience " Cook with Alexa », you can now more easily choose from the thousands of cooking recipes offered by Alexa ! Let your assistant guide you and tell her to put on her hat and accomplish certain tasks to make your life easier. Be careful, however, peeling the onions is still not in his remit… In short, it's up to you, and once your recipe is finished, don't forget to stop by and tell the whole family by saying " Alexa, announces that the meal is ready ". And good appetite, of course !
Fascinated by Alexa since the day I received it in beta test, I gradually became passionate about the subject, before deciding to go further by creating a site with Jean-Christophe. An activity that allows me to quench my thirst for new technologies and share my discoveries about the nicest of communities: Les Alexiens.