Chef Basil

Cook your favorite recipes hands-free with the Amazon Alexa.

About Chef Basil

Tired of getting your smartphone or computer dirty while cooking? Ever go to check the next step on a recipe, just to come back to something burning? If so, Chef Basil is here to help by allowing you to easily search for and navigate your recipes hands-free.

Chef Basil has thousands of recipes for you to explore. Once you have picked a recipe, you can ask Chef Basil to read the ingredients and steps to you at your desired pace, stopping and starting whenever you choose.

Download Chef Basil

You can download the Chef Basil skill by:

  • Opening the Alexa App on your smart phone
  • Navigate to the 'Skill' section
  • Search for 'Chef Basil'
  • Click 'Enable'
  • Enjoy using it on the Amazon Echo or Amazon Dot. Perfect for any size kitchen.

How to use Chef Basil

To start, say Alexa, open Chef Basil
To search for a recipe after opening, say caesar salad
To select a recipe after searching, say One
To search for a recipe, say Alexa, ask Chef Basil search for caesar salad
To read the first ingredient, say Alexa, ask Chef Basil read the first ingredient
To read the second ingredient, say Alexa, ask Chef Basil read the second ingredient
To read the next ingredient, say Alexa, ask Chef Basil read the next ingredient
To read the last ingredient, say Alexa, ask Chef Basil read the last ingredient
To read the current ingredient, say Alexa, ask Chef Basil repeat the ingredient
To find out how much of an ingredient you need, say Alexa, ask Chef Basil how much salt do I need?
To read all the ingredients, say Alexa, ask Chef Basil read all the ingredients
To stop reading all the ingredients, say Alexa, stop
To read the first step, say
Everything you can do with ingredients you can also do with steps!
Alexa, ask Chef Basil read the first step
To read an overview of the recipe, say Alexa, ask Chef Basil read me the recipe
To read the title of the recipe, say Alexa, ask Chef Basil what am I cooking
To find out how many servings a recipe has, say Alexa, ask Chef Basil how many servings is this recipe for
To read how long the recipe will take, say Alexa, ask Chef Basil how long will the recipe take
To exit, say Alexa, tell Chef Basil exit

Contact Chef Basil

If there are any recipes you could not find, please let us know!

info@chefbasil.co