Combining technology, languages, culture and cuisine

Learn a foreign language while you’re cooking a tasty meal!

With Linguacuisine you can learn new languages while you cook delicious meals from all around the world. Combine the process of learning a language with the fun and excitement of cooking!

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So how does it work?

Use recipes uploaded by people from all around the world, presented in their native language.


The app speaks to you as you cook the recipe. Follow along step by step and learn to cook the recipe yourself with help from the video, audio and text.

Learn-by-doing! Associate new words with smells and tastes, and then best of all you get to enjoy eating the delicious meal you’ve cooked.


Use the recipe author to create your own videos in your own language!

Recipe Author

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Latest news

The Linguacuisine ‘LinguaChef’ Prize 2020

We have a £200 prize (free entry) for the best recipe uploaded to our Linguachef competition. Keep children/students busy and learning and feeding themselves (and you)! There’s a video tutorial to show them how to make a recipe.The LinguaChef Prize will be awarded to the person who uploads the best language learning recipe using […]

Live Streaming Linguacuisine Events

Apart from children using the app at home, Paul Seedhouse can do online live-streaming cooking/learning events if schools/parents think there is a demand and can form online groups. The first streaming event, which featured Paul live cooking an Italian tiramisu in his home kitchen, was a huge success – though perhaps slightly daunting!  Paul was […]

Working alongside Newcastle City Council

There are two new recipes on Linguacuisine designed to be used by Newcastle children with free school meal vouchers (or others) to cook themselves at home, called TeenCook.  The recipes – French crepes/pancakes and Spanish chilli con carne – are bilingual, done in English as well as the foreign language to make them easier and use cheap […]