Have you noticed that there is this huge movement of going back to ones roots. This is more apparent with food than in any other areas. Yes, the love for food is universal. Be it relishing innovative recipes or experimenting with various styles of cooking. And with the advent of technology and social media sites, it has become easy to refer to and share different recipes pertaining to various cultures and regions. Bloggers who write about food have been applauded for their inventive tips and dishes. They incorporate their own unique ideas into creating mouth watering recipes while still retaining their authenticity. And considering the convenience of relying on the internet for a quick fix, there has been a rise in the number of food bloggers over the years! Here we bring you some of them, who not only have a penchant for conjuring up flavorsome treats using their own resourcefulness and imagination but also stay faithful to the original recipes!
Edible Garden – Nagalakshmi
Based in Singapore, Nagalakshmi’s blog constitutes of recipes which are easy to grasp and simple to prepare. Not only does she post well known recipes, but also maintains the originality of some of these dishes. Her most popular recipes include Indian Butter Chicken Masala, Instant Oats Idli, Plain Dosa and many more scrumptious delights! Apart from these, Nagalakshmi also allows her followers to indulge in tasty dessert recipes like her eggless sponge cake which will leave you drooling for more!
Follow her for: South Indian Cuisines
Follow her blog here: www.cookingandme.com
Quick Indian Cooking – Mallika Basu
Author of ‘Miss Masala: Real Indian Cooking for Busy Living’, Mallika Basu’s love for Indian food is clearly reflected in the palatable recipes she posts on her blog. Based in London, Mallika’s food catalog includes various dishes ranging from vegetarian to meat recipes which are delightfully finger licking! She also has a section for drink recipes like Doodh Badam and Cocktails. Her popular rice recipes include the appetizing Prawn and Pea Pulao, Hara Bhara Green Pulao, Afghani Yakhni Pulao , Quick Vegetable Pulao and many more!
Follow her for: Pulao, Seafood and Mughlai recipes.
Follow her blog her: www.mallikabasu.com
Sharmis Passions- Sharmilee
Coimbatore based blogger Sharmilee’s blog contains a wide array of recipes ranging from Mughlai food to South Indian food. Her ability to recreate age old traditional recipes and add a tinge of her imagination while staying true to the original is commendable. And her step-by-step guidance makes for a truly enriching cooking experience! Her popular recipes include Chicken Biryani, Paneer Butter Masala, and also South Indian delicacies like soft Idlis!
Follow her for: Mughlai and South Indian recipes
Follow her blog here: www.sharmispassions.com
Rushina Munshaw Gildhiyal
Pioneer of ‘A Perfect Bite Consulting’, Rushina is an enterprising blogger whose blog comprises of a variety of Indian recipes in all their glory. She is also highly active in conducting numerous workshops to promote a love for Indian cuisines and dishes. Author of ‘ A Pinch Of This, A Handful Of That’, this creative blogger also believes in inculcating a sense of healthy cooking habits in everyone and has included many popular recipes in her book which also incorporates her own ingenious creations!
Follow her for: Mutton and Seafood recipes
Follow her blog here: rushinamunshawghildiyal.blogspot.in
Padhu’s Kitchen- Padma Sankar
Specializing in Indian vegetarian recipes, Padhu is also a health and beauty enthusiast. On her blog, she makes a mention of traditional south Indian and north Indian dishes which have been passed down for generations. She also features simple everyday recipes along with dishes which are festival-oriented. She also posts recipes adhering to kids and also provides a number of cooking tips! All in all, this blog is full of absolutely delectable dishes!
Follow her for: South Indian and North Indian recipes
Follow her blog here: www.padhuskitchen.com
Raks Kitchen- Rajeshwari Vijayanand
A strictly vegetarian blogger, Rajeshwari’s recipes are straightforward as well as beginner friendly. Her instructions and tips make cooking look effortless while also being a fun activity. The colorful photographs and easy to understand recipes make for an enlightening experience in the kitchen! Apart from cooking, Rajeshwari also dabbles in baking, though being a vegetarian these are mostly eggless recipes. But delicious nevertheless!
Follow her for: South Indian recipes
Follow her blog here: www.rakskitchen.net
Cook In A Curry-Maunika Gowardhan
Based in the UK, Maunika’s blog is a rich mix of regional Indian food comprising of traditional and tempting recipes that have been around for ages. A chef as well as the author of ‘Indian Kitchen’, she posts recipes that are a favorite with every Indian across the globe and which also highlight the heritage of the country. Her book includes ancestral recipes which have been passed down over the years and which never fail to satisfy the foodies who savor authentic Indian dishes. Her recipes of Murgh Malai Tikka and Lucknowi Achari Gobi as well as Kesar ki Phirni are some of the many dishes in her blog to watch out for!
Follow her for: Traditional Indian Curries
Follow her blog here: maunikagowardhan.co.uk/cook-in-a-curry
Sailu’s Kitchen – Sailaja Gudivada
Sailu’s Kitchen is a repertoire of recipes which are rich in Andhra flavors. Being a staunch believer of upholding traditional cuisines and styles of cooking, Sailu incorporates her knowledge of various dishes in her recipes which will appeal to vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.She specializes in Andhra food, north Indian food and south Indian food. She has also tried her hand at western recipes and now there is an influx of mouth-watering western dishes like Mexican vegetable rice and chilli mushroom on her blog. Her latest mango-oriented recipes present a succulent picture. If they’re so pleasing to the eyes, the taste can only be so much better!
Follow her for: Andhra recipes
Follow her blog here: www.sailusfood.com
Ruchik Randhap – Shireen Sequeira
A Mangalorean blogger based in Dubai, Shireen’s presents an array of traditional Mangalorean recipes along with her own innovations while still maintaining the authenticity. Her blog is a mix of recipes inherited from her mother as well as creative versions of recipes found on the internet. Shireen’s aim is to preserve the originality of these dishes in order to ensure their survival for the coming generations. The variety of starters and different kinds of rice dishes on her blog are highly recommended!
Follow her for: Traditional Mangalorean Cuisine
Follow her blog here: www.ruchikrandhap.com
Veg Recipes Of India-Dassana
This blog boasts of a wide variety of vegetarian dishes from different regions of India. Apart from Indian dishes, Dassana also posts recipes belonging to the western cultures which are equally appealing and delicious. The steps and instructions are presented in an easy format which makes cooking a simple task! The blog comprises of versatile recipes from different regions ranging from north Indian to south Indian. The popular recipes include the Amritsari Paneer Tikka, Crisp Poori, Uttapam, Aloo Tikka, Kadai Mushroom Curry and Dal Tadka. Sounds fabulous, doesn’t it?
Follow her for: North Indian recipes
Follow her blog here: www.vegrecipesofindia.com
So many talented and creative ideas and cooks! These inspiring blogs with their inventive approach to so many different recipes is indeed refreshing. So which of these bloggers will you follow first to accustom yourself with their brilliant recipes? And which of the recipes will you experiment with?