Yesterday, it was the iPod and food podcasts. Today, it's the Nintendo DS and a food trainer. If you’ve ever wanted private cooking lessons, Nintendo has found a way to simulate that experience with their just released Personal Trainer: Cooking.
It features a DS Chef, your own private cooking instructor who talks you through 245+ recipes from more than 30 countries worldwide. It's a combination of interactive cookbook and live cooking demonstration that'll have you cooking like a pro, even if you've never lifted a ladle before.
You and the Chef will collaborate on a wide variety of recipes, with videos of techniques, explanations of ingredients and expert advice. With its innovative interface and the interactivity that only the DS can provide, it's a perfect learning tool for the budding chef.
As you browse recipes, just tap a box to mark ingredients you need to buy. The DS will automatically store them in your in-game shopping list. Later you can take your DS to the store and check off the ingredients as you put them in your cart.
Search for recipes by ingredients, calorie count, cooking time, difficulty and more.
Hands covered in batter? Keep your DS clean using voice commands to continue to the next page, repeat a step, go back and more.
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