Squirrel's RecipeML Archive
Welcome to my RecipeML archive! The 10000 recipes in this archive are all in
RecipeML format, an XML standard for sharing recipes.
As far as I know, they are all in the public domain
(please email me if you find any copyright violations
here). I am providing this archive to help promote RecipeML and to give RecipeML developers a large
supply of examples.
To use the archive, click on one of the links below. The links ending in
zip files, each containing 100 RecipeML files; to unpack the files, use standard programs like
7-zip (on Windows) or
unzip (on Unix, usually
distributed with the operating system). The
Index links take you to indexes for
the individual zip files, showing the titles of the recipes in the zip files.
The recipes in this archive come originally from
Glen Hosey's huge archive of MealMaster recipes, which he in
turn collected from many email lists in the 1990s. Visit Glen's site to get the other 150,000 recipes
in the archive!
A recipe in RecipeML format is not terribly useful to a human - you usually need a computer program
to format the recipe for people to look at. You can use Cascading Style Sheets to do this through
your browser (see the RecipeML site for an example) or a
I know of two recipe-management programs currently able to read RecipeML files:
LargoRecipes, a Java program I wrote, and
Mango, a C++ program by Roland Jesse. Download either of these
programs to help you manage recipes you get here - both are free! By the way, LargoRecipes has a bulk
translation feature that I used to generate the recipes in this archive from Glen's original