Whether you want to become a better chef or are just a hungry scroller, we’ve put together a list of the best foodie accounts that will have you salivating over your screen between mealtimes.
- Yotam Ottolenghi (@ottolenghi)
Embracing the beauty of Middle Eastern flavours, Ottolenghi’s dishes are bright, fresh and full of flavour. Say hello to tahini, harissa, za’atar and ras el hanout; your new best friends. No recipe will ever be complete without them again. It’s also worth following his recipe co-creator @ixta.belfrage for more richly spiced culinary inspo.
- Felicity Spector (@felicityspector)
Television journalist and Great Taste Awards judge Felicity’s Instagram boasts reviews of the most delicious eats from all over the world and restaurant home delivery kits we all so desperately need at this time. Her consistently simple yet elegant aesthetic makes her a must-follow.
- Rachel Ama (@rachelama_)
A vibrant vegan queen. Rachel serves up globally-inspired feel good dishes from blueberry jam nut butter chia porridge and sticky apple tarts to fiery red pepper scotch stewed lentils with coconut rice. Flicking through her feed is bound to get your mouth watering and culinary creative juices flowing.
Tom Henson (@tomsbigeats)
Food and fitness fanatic Tom is the junk food god of Instagram. Proving one XL burger at a time that size really does matter and if you’re not doubling up then you’re doing it wrong. Fried chicken, pancake stacks, doughnuts, loaded burgers and fries…. Follow and indulge.
Anna Jones (@we_are_food)
Anna Jones is on a mission to turn vegetables’ boring reputation upside down and she’s absolutely smashing it. Never has a bowl of greens looked so indulgent. Charred spring salad, wild garlic baked eggs and fragrant dahls; this account inspires low-key brunches and fuss-free weeknight dinners, bringing some much-needed excitement to the monotony of traditional healthy eating.
- Bintu (@recipesfromapantry)
It’s in the name. Master of turning store cupboard essentials into tempting dishes, Bintu’s account is all about embracing the beauty and ease of unfussy, accessible – yet nonetheless delicious home cooking. Think one-pot dishes and minimal effort.
Tieghan Gerard (@halfbakedharvest)
New York Times best-selling author Tieghans Instagram oozes a refreshingly comforting, homemade appeal. From cakes, cookies and cobbler to spicy tacos, grain salads and pasta bakes, this account is your one-stop-shop for hearty dinner inspo.
With a focus on sustainability, chef David Chang founded the Momofuku Noodle Bar in New York City in 2004 which Bon Appétit aptly named the “most important restaurant in America”. It is clear to see why when scrolling through the beautiful tablescapes of contemporary Asian-American cuisine. Follow them for tips on how to recreate some of their signature dishes like the ssäm bar or spicy pork belly soup.
London Cheap Eats (@ldncheapeats)
Warning: do not browse when hungry. Perhaps the most aesthetically pleasing of them all, London Cheap Eats is the essential guide to dining out on a budget in London. Let it take you on a tour of £6 curry dreams, burger perfection and pizza party goals.