Instagram and food make for a better love story than Twilight. Ever since the photo sharing social media platform rose to prominence, the trend of posting pictures of food has become a rage. People spend hours trying to get that one right shot that will make the tongues of their followers waddle at the mere sight of the delicious food.
But while most of the food related pictures on Instagram are downright appalling, there are numerous snack champions that are creating and curating drool worthy recipes. Here is a list of the top Indian food bloggers on Instagram that are worth a follow for the sinful treats they post online.
This 20-year-old political science student from New Delhi started his love affair with baking when he was in class 11th. Shortly after, Shivesh started posting pictures of the cakes he baked on Instagram and what started and quickly developed a niche following of his own. Some of his creations like the luscious vanilla poppy seed cake are bound to leave you speechless and put professionals to shame.
He soon started experimenting on his styling and photography and posting them on his blog. You can check out some of his recipes on his website bakewithshivesh.com. A quality treat for the eyes, it’ll make you run to your kitchen for sure.
What started as a passion project for founder Ronak Rajani has since evolved has since evolved a digital guide and reference point for food in Mumbai, curating the best of food and drinks from all over the city. An account all about indulgence, it’ll surely brighten up you timeline. Along with Instagram, they curate stuff on their website too. Check out mumbaifoodie.com
Aaj khaane mein kya hai? Follow food critic Adarsh Munjal’s gastronomical adventures as he shares reliable recommendations from the world of food and hospitality. A must follow for vegetarians as Adarsh often gives special recommendations for what they might like. He blogs regularly on thebigbhookad.com
Amisha, a computer engineer originally from Mumbai now living in Bay Area, US as she innovates with organic and fresh jams, jellies, and chutneys. She is a contributing writer TheFeedFeed, an online publication and regularly blogs on her website thejamlab.co.
An accessory designer and artist by profession, Instagrammer Madhuri Aggarwal has married her artistic skills with the delicious food she creates. She can present the dullest food in the most vibrant manner which is why even a simple plate of steamed idlis can evoke serious hunger pangs. She blogs at madaboutkitchen.wordpress.com.
Humble prawn (Chingri) Malai Curry/@sujans
Talk to any food blogger or chef, Molecular Gastronomy is the buzz word is the buzz world of today. But while mostly talk about it, there are only a few who actually know about it. One of them is Chef Sujan Sarkar of Olive, Delhi. A much revered name in the world of Hospitality, he regularly experiments with molecular gastronomy and food engineering in the kitchens of Olive and posts the succulent dishes on Instagram.
Pooja Dhingra is a published author and the owner of Le 15 Patisserie. A graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, she wanted to offer Mumbai a taste of classic French patisserie and thus ended up starting Le15 Patisserie. She was on Forbes India’s prestigious 30 under 30 list in 2014 and her first cookbook, The Big Book of Treats, has been published by Penguin Books India. From macarons, to cupcakes, choux pastries, tarts, and cakes, Pooja Dhingra’s feed is full of delicious and addictive treats.
Featured on Huffington Post as one the best Instagrammers of India, the guys at Bombay Bhukkad explore various eateries in the Maximum City. From elite restaurants to desi ‘ghar ka khana’, the account is the digital Khau Gali.
If you’re all about avocado and fresh food, Nandita Iyer’s Saffron Trail is the handle you must follow. A nutrition specialist, she posts her healthy recipes and tips about a healthy diet on her Insta handle and blog saffrontrail.com.
Kit Kat shake by Kunal Bhutani/@desidiaries_food
A subsidiary page of Desi Diaries, one of India’s most followed Instagram handle, food.diariez curates the best dishes posted by users all across from India. From south Indian appes to Bengali rasgulla’s, find the best of India only on desidiaries_food.