I’ve been scouring Instagram for inspiration and here is a round up of 11 top food bloggers for home cooking. I don’t know about you but since I’ve been at home, social distancing, I find myself wanting to try new recipes and menus at home. Cooking has always been therapeutic and trying new things gives me some structure to the day. Not to mention an excuse to crack open a bottle of wine while I cook! Whether you like to cook or not, there is something here for all levels.
Inspired by ‘mom’s cooking’, thechutneylife creator Palak is a lover of all things food. Her culture and roots speak volumes in all her recipes, which are as comforting as mom’s cooking with a creative twist and flair. The name “The Chutney Life” came about as an ode to her mom’s chutney – the universal condiment in most Indian households. Whilst based in the US, all the recipes are super easy, and most ingredients can be subbed for what you have at home, or can find in Hong Kong. Her masala corn toast was a hit in our house!
Rated one of the top food bloggers to grace Instagram, Taesha is on a journey of self-realisation, and the need to fuel her body with real wholesome foods. Her passion for healthy living and a desire to inspire parents and caregivers is clearly evident in her feed and all her recipes. Whilst all the recipes are suitable for all ages. This food blog is a definite go to for healthy kids recipes, packed full of vegetables. Her chocolate grain free loaf is a staple in our dessert repertoire. Her honest approach to a balanced and nutritious lifestyle is refreshing and she regularly features as a top food blogger. Green Grinch smoothie anyone?
A dietician by profession, Canadian born Sadia’s blog ‘Pick Up the Limes’ looks to bring you; food tips and tricks, wellness advice, recipes and more. Her focus is simple, ‘to live a vibrant and uncomplicated life fuelled by plant-based foods’. The recipes are uncomplicated vegan (some gluten free) made with natural ingredients, vegetables, fruits, whole grains, whole-food and healthy fat sources like beans, lentils, nuts, and seeds.
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Originally from the UK, Helen has called Hong Kong home for the last 8 years and loves to indulge in her passion for food at every given opportunity. She enjoys soaking up HK’s restaurant scene, and spending time cooking and planning menus, which is where Mango menus comes into life. A real mix of everything you could want, from kid’s menus, to vegetarian, to hearty meat dishes. Since her diagnosis with cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) in 2016, she has changed her lifestyle and is committed to a highly nutritious diet, and all of those recipes can be found on Mango Menus.
With over 50k followers on Instagram, Sanjana Modha is one of the top food bloggers. British-born food writer and recipe developer with Indian and East African roots, Sanjana creates beautiful food which will 100% leave you feeling inspired! You will find an abundance of asian vegetarian soul food recipes on her feed. Typical home-cooked Gujarati cuisine was where her journey began and this is apparent in her food. There are plenty of delicious recipes to choose from, and if you’ve always wanted to try Indian vegetarian food then her blog is a must. Her vegan Tofu Tikka is our absolute favourite.
Born in Malaysia, Helen Goh made her name as head pastry chef at Donovans restaurant in Melbourne before heading to London to join chef Yotam Ottolenghi. She is his lead product developer, and co-author of books such as Sweet and a columnist for Good Weekend. To dabble in some of Helen’s sweet treats head over to www.goodfood.com.au for a vast array of delicious recipes to try at home.
Family of four, top food bloggers Bill, Judy, and daughters Sarah & Kaitlin, created the blog thewoksoflife in order to share their recipes & travels with each other and the world. The blog kept the family connected whilst they were living apart through their shared love of food and cooking. This is for anyone looking to try their hand at Chinese cooking as well as other great recipes. The recipes represent their own culinary genealogy, from the simple to complex, the traditional to the reinvented. What I love about the site is how accessible they’ve made Chinese cooking, and all the explanations behind some of the more exotic ingredients that you may not normally stock in your pantry!
Looking to dabble in some Japanese cuisine? Look no further than Just One Cookbook, created by Namiko Hirasawa Chen in 2011 as a blog to keep track of her recipes and to share them with her friends who wanted to learn Japanese cooking. The name came from her passion to create just one cookbook of her favorite family recipes, so she could pass them on to her children one day. Expect to find recipes for many of the most popular Japanese dishes, as well as a number of traditional Japanese recipes. Each recipe has a detailed description and step-by-step instructions with pictures. Some include video tutorials, and you can also find ingredient pages and how-to advice that breaks down different tools and techniques typical to Japanese cuisine.
The Minimalist Baker promises to share recipes that require 10 ingredients or less, 1 bowl, or 30 minutes or less to prepare! Perfect for all the mums out there juggling! Expect things sweet and also savory with a range of recipe options, from breakfast, to entrées and desserts. Many of the recipes are plant based. Dana is the primary recipe developer, content creator, and food photographer behind Minimalist Baker. She has been blogging since 2010 and is a food stylist, photographer, and the author of Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking. My personal favorite is the crispy breaded cauliflower wings!
Plant based and healthy recipes are in abundance at Deliciously Ella. Trying to find a way to manage a series of health ailments, top food blogger Ella turned to whole foods, and a plant-based diet to overhaul her lifestyle. What stated as blog to encourage her self to cook, and share with the friends and family, quickly snowballed into a hugely successful online presence, cookbooks, deli, online app and products. You are sure to find something on here that the whole family will love.
A vast selection of recipes for vegan, keto, paleo, pescatarian or flexitarians can be found at feasting at home! All dishes are veggie-driven, globally inspired, by former restaurant owner, caterer, chef, and one of the best top food bloggers Sylvia Fountaine. Sylvia believes that cooking doesn’t have to complicated, expensive or require hours of time. She has over 25 years of experience in the food industry and now dedicates her time to whipping up wholesome, easy and approachable meals for us home cooks out there.
So there you have it! Our top 11 food bloggers to help you get ahead with your home cooking! What did you think? Did we miss any of your favourites?
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