Combining technology, languages, culture and cuisine
We are proud to announce that Linguacuisine has been selected by HundrED as ‘one of the world’s most inspiring innovations in Bilingual Education’.

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

How can you learn languages, cultures and cuisines at the same time?

Watch a video from the HundrED Innovation Summit of Paul Seedhouse and Alison Whelan explain and demonstrate the Linguacuisine app in our digital kitchen Paul Seedhouse explains how the latest digital technology can support learning aspects of languages and their associated cultures and cuisines whilst cooking a meal, which can then be eaten. We […]

HundrED Innovation Summit 2020

The HundrED Innovation Summit 2020 is a worldwide online event “about the best education innovations around the world”, running 4-6 November.    Paul Seedhouse and Alison Whelan are running an online workshop open to all, using the Linguacuisine app: Learning Languages, Cultures and Cuisines while Cooking: Linguacuisine Workshop 10-11am GMT on Wednesday 4 November, using English and French. All academics and postgraduate students are invited, and the workshop is also suitable for language classes in schools.  […]

Live Virtual Exchange Workshop: Friday 16th October at 10:00 BST

On Friday 16th October from 10:00-11:30 BST, Professor Paul Seedhouse and Dr Alison Whelan will be delivering a Linguacuisine live Virtual Language Exchange workshop in ilab:learn at Newcastle University, connecting with Dr Jaume Batlle at the University of Barcelona, Spain. Alison will be cooking a Catalan meal and learning Catalan, assisted by Jaume. Jaume will be making a Vietnamese recipe and learning Vietnamese […]