Recipe Builder - Creating a New Recipe
This guide will show you how to create a new recipe using the Recipe Builder tool.
Please Note: Recipes do not save automatically so be sure to regularly save using the "Save" button in the recipe editor
Creating a New Recipe | Step 1
After logging into Erudus, click on the "Menu Planner" button at the top of the screen to be taken to the Recipe Builder and Menu Planner options.
Creating a New Recipe | Step 2
You will be taken to the Menu Planner options where you can click "Create a New Recipe" from this page or, alternatively, you can create a new recipe from your recipe library by clicking "All My Recipes"
Creating a New Recipe | Step 3
Enter the name of your recipe in the text box at the top of the page.
Creating a New Recipe | Step 4
The buttons underneath the ingredients list can be used to add ingredients to your recipe in several different ways
Adding Ingredients Options Explained:
Find Ingredients - You can use this option to search the Erudus database for products using the following information:
- The product's barcode
- The products name
- The Wholesaler product code (if your account was issued by a Wholesaler)
You can also search using the FSA's composition of food data (CoFID) database for generic product information
Add From Recipe - You can add any of your completed recipes to a recipe as an ingredient
Custom Ingredient - If you are unable to find the product you need using the "Find Ingredients" option you can enter the data for the product you need to add manually as a custom ingredient.
Creating a New Recipe | Step 5
Once you have added the ingredients you can use the tabs along the top of the editor to review the following additional information about the recipe:
- Method and Recipe Notes
- Nutritional Information
- Allergen & Dietary Information
- Ingredient Label Information
- Recipe Imagery
Screenshots below show examples of the other tabs in the recipe editor:
Creating a New Recipe | Step 6
Once you are happy with the completed recipe, save your recipe and then you can download the completed recipe specification using the "Download PDF" button.