FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Kitchen Instinct is a subscription offering. It is a digital, cross-platform cooking service that helps users discover the world’s best recipes, save and organise their cooking life and serve as an approachable guide in the kitchen.
In order to access Kitchen Instinct, we require users to create an account. Registered users will have access to a limited portion of Kitchen Instinct content and tools, while full access will require a subscription to Kitchen Instinct.
There will be a selection of editor-curated recipes, collections and guides available for free. This content will be updated on a regular basis to reflect seasonally relevant recipes, along with some of our newest content and recommendations from our editors.
As a subscriber with Kitchen Instinct access you will have unlimited access to all the content and tools Kitchen Instinct has to offer. You will be able to browse the entire Kitchen Instinct recipe database, including all of our how-to guides and editor-curated collections. You will also unlock all the organisation and customisation tools in your Recipe Box. This includes the ability to take advantage of our auto-organising smart folders, create personalised folders to manage your saved recipes, search your Recipe Box, and import recipes from other sites into your Kitchen Instinct Recipe Box.
We have an extended subscription that includes everything aforementioned and access to all e-cookbooks.
You have multiple options to subscribe to Kitchen Instinct. We offer the choice between billing every 4 weeks or billing annually.
A Kitchen Instinct subscription can be purchased at a rate of 4€, billed every 4 weeks. You can also choose to purchase a subscription bill annually, at a rate of 40€ per year.
The extended subscription can be purchased at a rate of 10€ every 4 weeks, or 100€ billed annually.
You can change or cancel your subscription at any time by contacting Customer Care.
When you cancel, we will stop charging your account the following billing cycle. Each billing cycle is four weeks, so your access will continue for the remainder of the current four-week period.
You will not lose your Recipe Box. However, some of the recipes within your Recipe Box may no longer be accessible if they are not part of the editor-curated free recipes. Any non-Kitchen Instinct recipes imported into your Recipe Box during your subscription will remain available.
Using Recipes and Your Recipe Box
Where can I find them? You can save any recipe from a recipe card or the recipe page. Saved recipes will be available in your Recipe Box.
From the website: Click the ‘HEART’ button at the top of the recipe page above the recipe title.
Saved recipes will be available in your Recipe Box. You can visit your Recipe Box by clicking Recipe Box on the menu bar at the top of the screen, or on smaller screens, by opening the menu with the top left button from anywhere on the site.
To add a recipe simply click the “Add Recipe” button and search the title of the recipe you want to save, or paste the url. For the Recipes from outside Kitchen Instinct, please paste de url on the url section.
If you are not a paying subscriber to Kitchen Instinct, in a free trial, you will only be able to access recipes that are being made available for free. These recipes change on a weekly basis. We will never remove anything from your Recipe Box, but if you have previously saved a recipe that is not currently free, you will not be able to access it. You can upgrade at any time to unlock all these recipes, along with the other organization tools of your Recipe Box.
From the website: Click the button with the ‘Print’ icon next to the ‘Heart’ button on the right hand side at the top of the recipe page.
From the website: To share a recipe via Email, Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter, choose one of these tools in the top right corner of the recipe page.
Writing Notes on Recipes
From the web: You can read and write public and private Notes from the web at the bottom of every recipe page. To read the most popular public Notes, click the ‘Most Helpful’ tab; private notes you’ve written are available under the ‘Private Notes’ tab. To write either public or private notes, click or tap on the text field above the notes.
es. We welcome your feedback and suggestions for any of Kitchen Instinct’s recipes. All users can write notes after registration.
We are interested in your feedback and suggestions about our recipes. We look for Notes that might prove helpful to other readers who are preparing to cook a meal.
It’s O.K. if you don’t like a certain recipe or the ingredients listed; however, your Notes should offer constructive information for other readers.
A few things we won’t tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence and SHOUTING.
We moderate Notes to ensure that Kitchen Instinct is a reputable space to gather useful information about a recipe.
We hope to create an atmosphere in which people who use Kitchen Instinct can rely on Notes as a trustworthy source for critical feedback or tips regarding published recipes.
While most Notes will be posted expediently if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective and may take some time. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can.
We ask you to complete the simple Kitchen Instinct registration process to ensure that you are a “real” person and that you accept our terms and conditions. The registration process serves to facilitate the development of our online community and ensure that members take responsibility for their comments.
Saving Non-KI Recipes from across the Web
You can save third-party recipes within your Recipe Box using the ‘Add Recipe’ button in the top-right corner of the page on larger screens, and at the bottom of the page on mobile phones.
Saving recipes from other sites is a subscriber-exclusive feature.
Recipes can be organised into different folders in your Recipe Box. These tools are subscriber-exclusive features.
From the web: You can organise saved recipes using the organise button (next to the ‘Saved’ button) on the recipe detail page. You can also drag and drop recipes (including non-KI recipes) into folders in the Recipe Box on larger screens. When saving a non-KI recipe in the Recipe Box, you can also choose to add it to a folder.
Writing on Kitchen Instinct
First, contact us to give you access. Then, to create a story, click on your profile picture in the top-right corner of the page, then “Write a Story.” To start a publication, click on your profile picture in the top-right corner of the page, then click “Publications,” then “New publication.”
Anyone can write on Kitchen Instinct. Whether you’ve never written before or are ready to create a full publication, it’s easy to get started and we allow you to focus more on big ideas and less on driving clicks. You have the option to earn for your work, you can also be directly rewarded for the value you provide readers.
If you join the Publishing Platform Services, you can earn money based on how many recipes or stories you publish.
Yes. Joining the Publishing Program is free, and you can choose to join or leave at any time.
Anyone on the internet can read your stories.