A Cook-Key® requires Wi-Fi to sync your recipe content from Cookidoo® to the Cook-Key®. Once the sync is complete, you don’t require Wi-Fi to access the recipes on your Cook-Key®. To update the recipe content stored on your Cook-Key®, you will need to update your recipes in Cookidoo® and then re-sync your Cook-Key® using Wi-Fi.
Cook-Key® supports 802.11 a/b/g Wi-Fi. 5 GHz band is not supported.
It is possible to use a mobile internet connection (hot spot), but we recommend using your home Wi-Fi.
Unfortunately, if there is no Wi-Fi internet coverage in your area, you cannot use your Cook-Key®. You need Wi-Fi to connect your Thermomix® TM5 to Cookidoo® in order to synchronise recipes. Without a Cook-Key®, you can still continue to enjoy the benefits that Cookidoo® offers including creating personalised recipe lists, weekly meal planners and automated shopping lists. You can also subscribe to Cookidoo.co.uk so that you can access all the recipes and recipe collections available globally on Cookidoo®
Connecting the Cook-Key® to the internet through a mobile hotspot (mobile phone for example) is also possible – but the performance may not be optimal.
As a guide, to sync 180 recipes (The Basic Cookbook) it takes up to 4-5MB of data.
The Cook-Key® has a storage capacity of 8GB which is up to 5000 recipes depending on the size of the recipes.
Every Cook-Key® comes pre-loaded with the recipes from The Basic Cookbook so you can start cooking straight away. Each Cook-Key® also comes with a bonus 6-month introductory trial subscription to Cookidoo® which gives you access to over 20,000 recipes worldwide. That means you’ll always be able to find the right food for every occasion.
If you already have a Cookidoo® account, simply go to “My Profile” then “My Cook-Key®” to activate your Cook-Key®. Alternatively, go to “My Treasure” then “Activate my Cook-Key®”. If you are creating your Cookidoo® account, you can activate your Cook-Key® while completing your profile.
Yes, you can add several Cook-Key® devices to your Cookidoo® account.
A Cook-Key® can only be activated once on one Cookidoo® account.
You can find it on the packaging of the Cook-Key® and on the back of your Cook-Key®.
Any recipe on Cookidoo® can be synced to your Cook-Key®. Add recipes to your favourites, to your weekly planner or to your personalised recipe lists on Cookidoo®, then attach your Cook-Key® to your Thermomix® TM5 and press the “Sync” button on the screen. Once the sync is complete, all of your recipes will be available under “Recipes” on your Thermomix® TM5.
You are not able to sync recipes whilst using the Thermomix® to prepare a recipe. The sync button will be unavailable during the cooking process.
Any recipe notes that you add to recipes on Cookidoo® will appear when the recipe is synced to your Cook-Key®.
Delete your chosen recipes within Cookidoo® (from favourites, the recipe list or weekly planner) and re-sync your Cook-Key® on your Thermomix® TM5.
The first time you attach your Cook-Key® to your Thermomix® TM5 you will need to complete the firmware update to unlock the Wi-Fi settings on your Thermomix® TM5. Whenever a new software update is available, we send it via Wi-Fi through your Cook-Key® to your Thermomix® TM5. We recommend you update your firmware whenever one is available to you.
The casing of Cook-Key® is welded which makes it splash proof. Do not submerge your Cook-Key® in water and keep it clear of dust and moisture.
The Cook-Key® is a storage device that doesn’t require batteries. It’s supplied with power when connected to your Thermomix® TM5.
Once you have synced your recipes to your Cook-Key® you can attach it to any Thermomix® TM5 to access your favourite recipes at the touch of a button.
WHAT IS COOKIDOO®?
Cookidoo® is the official Thermomix® online recipe platform where you can find collections of recipes for every occasion. It’s the home of Guided Cooking recipes and lots of useful features to make your daily cooking easier. Use Cookidoo® to create your very own Custom Lists, add Notes to your favourite recipes and plan your meals using the Weekly Planner. Cookidoo® is accessible on your tablet, mobile phone, laptop or desktop computer. Visit www.cookidoo.co.uk to register your free account.
Cookidoo® is the official Thermomix® platform where you can access recipes specially developed by our experts all available with the Guided Cooking function. Here you will find useful functions to help make your daily cooking easier such as the Weekly Planner, Custom Lists and adding personal Note to your favourite recipes. All recipes on Cookidoo® are extensively tested and receive the Thermomix® guarantee.
The Recipe Community is a place where you can find delicious new recipes, create and publish your very own recipes to share with others, get tips & tricks and chat with other Thermomix® users. As these recipes are created by other Thermomix® users, they do not come with the Guided Cooking function and are not tested by Thermomix® Recipe Developers.
There are 3 ways to complete a subscription on Cookidoo®:
1. The Cookidoo® 30-day free trial
On registering on Cookidoo® for the first time you will automatically receive a 30-day free trial to Cookidoo®. You will have full access to all collections and Cookbooks available at the time of registration as well as any content released during your 30-day free trial.
2. The Cookidoo® 6-month free trial
This subscription starts from the day you activate your Cook-Key® on Cookidoo®. From this day you will have full access to Cookidoo® for 6 months. Access includes all collections and Cookbooks available at the time of activating the Cook-Key® and any content released during these 6 months. Your subscription will automatically end after 6 months.
3. The annual Cookidoo® subscription
If you’ve enjoyed having full access to Cookidoo®, purchase the annual subscription for £30/36 Euros. All collections and Cookbooks available at the time of purchasing your annual subscription and any content released during the next 12 months will be fully accessible. Your subscription will automatically renew after 12 months.
You can still have access to Cookidoo® without a Cook-Key®. If you would like to use Cookidoo®, you can register a free account, giving you full access for 30 days.
If you do not have a Cook-Key® yet but would like to view various offers and features on Cookidoo®, register and your 30-day free trial will automatically be added to your account.
Simply go to www.cookidoo.co.uk, register a free account and your 30-day free trial will automatically be added to your account.
The status of your Cookidoo® free trial can be viewed at any time in Cookidoo® under ‘My Profile >> ‘My Cookidoo® Subscription’. You will be notified when your trial is about to expire.
All collections and Cookbooks purchased before your trial subscription will still be accessible. Should you purchase a Cook-Key® after your 30-day free trial, you will still have a 6-month free trial, only available when activating your Cook-Key®.
Cookidoo® 6-month free trial means you have full access to all existing and new collections and Cookbooks available on Cookidoo® for 6 months. This is only available if you have purchased a Cook-Key® and activate it on Cookidoo®.
You will be informed before the end of your trial subscription, however, you can find the information on Cookidoo® under ‘My Profile >> ‘My Cookidoo® Subscription’. All expiry information will be available on your Thermomix® TM5.
The annual subscription gives you access to all collections and Cookbooks available on Cookidoo® for 1 year. You can purchase or renew your subscription at any time on Cookidoo®. You can also view your current membership status at any point on Cookidoo® under ‘My Profile >> ‘My Cookidoo® Subscription’.
You can purchase or renew your membership at any time on Cookidoo® under ‘My Profile >> ‘My Cookidoo® Subscription’. Simply add it to your shopping basket and complete the purchase.
Yes, you can, however in order to get the full benefit of the Cookidoo® membership we recommend you use it in conjunction with the Cook-Key®.
The annual Cookidoo® subscription is paid for 1 year in advance and is automatically extended by 1 year if it is not cancelled beforehand. The following payment methods are available: Credit Card and PayPal. Purchasing, renewing or viewing your current membership status can be viewed on Cookidoo® under ‘My Profile >> ‘My Cookidoo® Subscription’.
Your membership can be terminated at any time through the Customer Service team via email on [email protected], call us on +44 (0)330 660 0839 or cancel your membership directly on your Cookidoo® profile. Cancellations must take place at least 1 month before your membership expires.
Your membership status can be viewed on Cookidoo® under ‘My Profile >> ‘My Cookidoo® Subscription’. You will be notified on Cookidoo® and on your Thermomix® TM5 of the expiry date.
You can renew your membership at any time without losing a day of your current membership for £30/36 Euros per year. Simply go to ‘My Profile >> ‘My Cookidoo® Subscription’ and click on ‘Renew Now’. This will be added to your shopping basket and you can then complete the purchase via Credit Card or PayPal.
You can renew your membership at any time without losing a day of your current membership for £30/36 Euros per year.
If you have any further queries, please contact our Customer Service team on +44 (0) 0330 660 0839 or send an email to [email protected]