No, the TM6 comes with Simple Ideas, our new welcome book with recipes ready to use. You can access modes and manual cooking without the use of Cookidoo® as well. To access our library of more than 70,000 recipes and get inspired on how to use your TM6, you can register on Cookidoo.thermomix.com. Once you register, you will be able to browse directly from your TM6! You would be able to access new modes when they are available as well as use guided cooking too!