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  • When I open my recipe book .mbk file, a ‘Locate missing photos’ message appears. What can I do?
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  • Will HEIC files work with momento software?
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  • Do you have any themed templates for photo greeting cards?
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  • What type of paper are Momento photo greeting cards printed on?
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  • When do I choose the cover material for my photo book?
  • How do I make sure my cover design is printed on my book?
  • Where do Momento make their products?
  • What sizes and shapes are available for recipe books?
  • What recipe book paper stock is the easiest to keep clean?
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  • Where do Momento make their products?
  • What is the production time for a photo book?
  • What is the production time for photo calendars?
  • What is the production time for photo diaries?
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  • How do I reorder a book I have already ordered?
  • What type of paper are Momento photo greeting cards printed on?
  • How much do photo calendars cost?
  • Can pages be added to my spiral diary?
  • What is the Postage/delivery cost for Greeting Cards?

 

How to make a Recipe Book

Recipe books are a piece of cake to make with our Recipe Quickbooks and layouts. View our Recipe book range and discover more inspiration for more information.


 

Start a recipe book in Momento software
1. Start a Recipe book

In Start view choose Recipe book.


 

Recipe book layout options in the Momento software
2. Layout options

In the Layout Options you can choose your preferred Recipe Book design. To access all four Quickbook options (Classic, In The Kitchen, Tutti Fruitti and Delish, download the embellishment packs via the Updater Panel. There is also an option to start with blank pages that you can manually design.


 

Choose recipe book shape in Momento software
3. Choose shape

Portrait, landscape and square options may be available.


 

Recipe book Layout View in Momento software
4. Layout View

The software automatically generates a series of sample pages and moves you through to Layout View. You will find template designs for the cover, a title page, contents page, chapter title pages and recipe pages.


 

Add photos to a Recipe Book in Momento software
5. Insert photos

To add photos to any template, click on the Photos Panel at the top left of the software. All photos in the selected folder will then be visible. Scroll down to see all photos, then drag and drop your selected photo from the Photos Panel on to the canvas.

To learn more about editing the appearance, position and alignment of content, visit How to use Layout View.


 

Insert text into a Recipe Book template in Momento software
6. Insert text

Insert your recipe text by double clicking the text box then typing or pasting in your text.


 

Edit text style in Recipe Book in Momento software
7. Edit text style

Should you wish to change the text font, size, colour or alignment, click the Set Font button, and adjust the settings.


 

Add pages to Recipe Book in Momento software
8. Add pages

To add more pages click the Pages icon at the top of the software.


 

Apply a template to a Recipe Book in Momento software
9. Apply a template

To apply a template design to the page, click the Layouts icon at the top left of the software. You can scroll down to see a series of page templates. Add a template to the page by dragging and dropping it from the Layouts Panel on to the canvas.


 

Add embellishments to Recipe Book in Momento software
10. Add embellishments

You may also choose to add embellishments to a page. Simply click on the Embellish icon at the top of the Contents Panel on the left. Scroll down to see a series of embellishments. Add an embellishment to the page by dragging and dropping it from the Embellish Panel on to the canvas


 

Design a Recipe Book cover in Momento software
11. Design cover

To access and design the cover, click the far left thumbnail at the bottom of the screen.


 

Export, proof and upload Recipe Book file
12. Export, proof & upload

After completing your design, it's time to export, proof and upload your file before ordering online.


 

Photo Credits: Heartstory, Katherine Williams, Sarah Tuck

 

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