LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Publications International, Ltd. (PIL), the world's leading publisher of favorite brand name cookbooks, is pleased to announce its top-ranking multi-platform recipe app, iCookbook™, has been named the best cooking app at the MediaPost Appy Awards for the second year in a row.
The annual Appy Awards, announced this past week at the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX, are among the most prominent awards in the app industry dedicated to acknowledging creativity and excellence in app design across all platforms: mobile, social and web-based.
"We are blown away to win this award again. My hat is off to the other apps we compete with and we are humbled to know that other people love our app as much as we do," said Jerry Croft, President of Cooking & Digital Media at Publications International, Ltd. "All of the people here involved with iCookbook™ work very hard to try and provide the best cooking app for the everyday Chef," Croft added. "Winning this prestigious award validates that effort."
The iCookbook™ app, available for iOS, Android, Amazon and Windows 8 devices, offers everyday cooks an easy way to navigate and discover a wide variety of accessible and affordable meal options with more than 2,100 recipes hand-picked by the team of food experts and accredited nutritionists at Publications International.
The iCookbook™ app is also filled with user-friendly features to streamline the entire cooking process such as: advanced filters to search for recipes based by theme, ingredient, cuisine, brand (Hershey's®, Campbell's®, Crock-Pot® etc.), full color images with every recipe, the ability to create shopping lists, watch how-to videos, share recipes with friends and family via Facebook and email, and even access articles, conversion charts, measurement tools and more.
Every month iCookbook™ also releases a FREE recipe pack with great timely recipes for its users to download. Special themed premium recipe collections such as Paleo Recipes, a Heart Healthy collection from Go Red for Women®, and traditional Irish Foods perfect for a St. Patrick's Day party are also available for purchase via the iCookbook™ in-app store.
To learn more visit www.icookbook.com.
About Publications International, Ltd.:
Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) is one of North America's leading publishers of cookbooks, with more than 400 active cookbook titles and more than 50 recipe magazine releases annually. PIL's award winning iCookbook™ platform is available on Windows, Apple and Android devices. http://www.pubint.com
Jena Vuylsteke Williamson
Appency for Publications International, Ltd.
SOURCE Publications International, Ltd.