Kraft Foods has developed an exclusive application for iPads, interestingly titled, Big Fork Little Fork. The innovative application has been appreciated by the critics at large. MSN.com’s lifestyle news site Glo had termed it as the ‘must have’ app of 2010. Similarly, the popular family/parenting site Babble categorized it as ‘best pick’ among cooking tools for kids. The access to this great resource is free and can be downloaded exclusively on an iPad till the midnight of December 31, 2010.
The app has 300 delicious recipes which have been tested by the experts in Kraft Kitchens. The app also includes two educational games to entertain and teach math skills to children. Food Guide Space Picnic based on the USDA’s food pyramid is one and a Deli Shop game exploring measurement of ingredients is the other which is fun but educative. There are several videos in the app that instruct the kids on how to work in the kitchen safely and efficiently.
The app has some interesting ideas for kids like using lemon juice to make invisible ink. It has some very well researched articles on nutrition, healthy habits and kitchen skills. Also available for Big Fork Little Fork is a globally-inspired cooking guide and recipe collection from renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson.