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Food Apps for Food Freaks (Part 1)

November 1, 2018

Food Apps for Food Freaks is a 3-part series featuring our favorite food apps for the iPhone 5. They’re a great way to pass the time while we’re waiting for the food we ordered to arrive, for the cake in our oven to finish baking, or when we’re simply taking a break between our fourth and fifth trip back to the buffet. 


1. My Fitness Pal

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Being a food freak doesn’t mean you have to let yourself go. Tracking all the calories you consume in a day (so you know when to cut back or when to indulge) is super easy with the help of this app. It keeps us from looking like this guy right here.

My Fitness Pal, aside from being simple to use, also contains an extensive list of Filipino food (such as Jollibee’s Chickenjoy) from many local brands. This ensures that you always have the dietary information you need at your fingertips, even on the cheat days when you eat out with your friends.

Check it out!

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2. Jamie Oliver’s Recipes

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The main reason we like this app is because of all the awesome food photos Jamie Oliver posts. They’re the definition of eye-candy, though we’re pretty sure he uses the Foodie SnapPak filters (not that I’ve downloaded it myself or anything) from Hipstamic to take his pictures.

Okay fine, I admit it, I bought that filter pack, too.

Here are some other reasons why we love Jamie Oliver’s app.

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3. Epicurious

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On Pepper.ph, we not only strive to make delicious recipes, but also crazy ones! Epicurious is a great reference. It lets us browse through all the interesting dishes that its users from around the world have come up with. We draw inspiration from seeing how all these different cultures utilize the kitchen to come out with new and unique creations. It fuels our desire to create special dishes of our own.

Here are some of its features.

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What are your favorite food apps? Share them with us in the comments section below!


All these iPhone apps require the use of a wireless Internet connection in order to operate. Our iPhone 5 is equipped with Globe PowerSurf 499, allowing us to access these applications wherever there’s a signal. Get in touch with your local Globe service provider to get connected through PowerSurf, so you can use these great applications, whether you’re on the go or at home, too. Want to know more? Text Powersurf to 8888 for more details.

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Mikka Wee Mikka Wee

Mikka Wee is former editor of Pepper.ph and was part of the team until she got whisked away to Singapore in 2016 where she worked in advertising and eventually found herself back in the food industry. She currently does marketing work for two popular Singaporean dessert brands and is a weekly columnist for The Philippine Daily Inquirer’s lifestyle brand, Preen.ph. She has always been crazy about travel, food, and her dog Rocket.

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6 responses to “Food Apps for Food Freaks (Part 1)”

  1. EJ dela Vega says:

    What about looloo! 😀

  2. Em says:

    food52, foodily and foodie! 😀

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