I always wonder how come food reciepes sites work. The likes of sanjeevkapoor.com or tarladalal.com working on annual subscription model. Making money didnt sound the best they are pulling in . Though they are one of the few best chefs india has specially carrying a brand name easily recognized around the world. What lack was inability in sites for creation of new contents or collabration of foodies. Secondly the content was not packaged or indexed on the basis of one ask questions in daily life.
Example : I have got 5 ingridents what can i cook out of them.
Solution: If meta search on ingridents used in reciepe is available which combines the request and shows the result. How easy it will make life.
# More sites will sydnicate contents for daily cooking tips and potential tieups for packaging grocery shopping etc.
# With Number of Fresh food retail stores opening up opportunity to sydnicate daily cooking reciepe which people can get from shopping ailes based on ingridents available in store.
Its all about reusability of existing content and creating opportunity for others to add more to it.
People can add more ideas on what all is possible with a food portal. Probably mayank a foodie would finally get onto the enterprenuership bandwagon with this as right business idea and model to develop.