Hey Fedi, do you know if there is a federated (perhaps even #ActivityPub-powered) cooking recipe hosting service? If not, let's 👏 make 👏 this 👏 happen!

I hate modern recipe websites. All of them are full with ads and tracking. The leading recipe hosting in my country loads over 30 different trackers, and that's excluding the ads!

A hundred replies later, here’s what I gathered:

— people seem to like the idea :D
— there are other projects with similar idea of making recipes publishing more communal
— there are quite a few recipe formats: Schema.org, FatHub, RecipeML, h-recipe, Cooklang
— semantic markup is a must
— discoverability will be tricky
— Nextcloud has a cookbook app; it is unclear how it works with (federated) Nextcloud Social
— name ideas: Recipedia, Cookwyrm :blobcatgoogly2:

I’m quite hyped to say the least

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Recently checked out the nextcloud cookbook, which I understand uses the schema.org definition for recipes which, somewhat clownishly, types ingredients as Text (instead of a triple of unit, amount and type of ingredient). This is a very bad idea that makes automatic scaling impossible.

@hllizi yeah, okay, that is definitely not the way to store recipes. Might be useful for sharing or for Semantic Web, though.

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