12 Best Home Chefs You Must Follow For Recipes That Will Make You A World-Class Cook
Refine your cooking skills as you stay put at home for we’ve put together a list of prominent Delhi-based food bloggers to help you become a world-class chef from the comfort and familiarity of your kitchen. Check out their Insta feed for all the inspo needed!
1. Shivesh Bhatia
Shivesh’s feed is hands down the most beautiful and irresistibly drool-worthy one we’ve perhaps ever chanced upon. His posts embody the fact that half the gastronomical pleasure is in the presentation. His original recipes for baked goods are simple and easy to make. He was also featured on Vogue’s list of 20 under 26 in 2017 for the same. No-bake Vanilla Cake, Pecan Bundt Cake, Quinoa Bars are some of his best recipes, all of which you can try your hand at to polish your skills while at home!
2. Hina Bisht
Hina Bisht brings you simple, everyday Indian and international recipes straight from the kitchen. The main focus is to revamp simple dishes and make something utterly flavoursome and tasteful out of them. Crispy Honey Baked Cauliflower Bites, Oats Moong Dal Cheela and her signature Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms are some of her tried and successful recipes that you oughtta give a go-to!
3. Natasha Minocha
Whatever your food preferences are, Natasha Minocha has got you covered. From something as simple as Potato Rice Cutlets to something as tricky as Upside Down Orange Cake, you can learn to cook ‘em all. Her feed is a mix of visual delight and seemingly easy-to-make recipes that’ll instil a sense of confidence in you to pick up those utensils gathering dust somewhere in the back of your kitchen cabinet and get crackin’! Also, the delish & pretty chocolaty and sweet cakes and desserts are to die for.
4. Radhika Malhotra Arora
Radhika Malhotra Arora, a self-taught baker, has amassed a following of an impressive 20.6K. Her experiments with basic baked items like Lemon Blueberry Cake with cream cheese frosting, Pinata Cupcakes, Salted Caramel Ice Cream with chocolate chunks and more show great diversity and are very promising. You can also try something from her set of healthy recipes and stay tuned for weekly tutorials.
The Oo Morok Trails is a platform that brings forward untouched North Eastern culinary specialities. The preparation of dishes is unique yet simple and very intricately brings out the flavours of numerous tribes in the North East. Most of the cuisine is oil-less and thus super healthy but still supremely flavourful. Follow him to explore the unexplored North-Eastern cuisine!
Going by the name Mr. Steal Your Fries, Shoryavir is a self-taught cook who posted his first recipe in June 2020 and has already come a long way from there. He has posted delicious recipes of almost everything, from Japanese sushi, Sri Lankan prawn curry, Mediterranean Shakshuka, American burgers to the good ol’ Italian pasta. Check out his feed for an absolute dance of recipes and cuisines from around the globe and try them all at home!
7. Archit Agarwal
Archit, like the rest of us Delhi walas, is super passionate about food and travelling. Except, he’s like a really great cook who makes his food look pretty as a picture on the plate. You can also listen to his podcast Getting Lost With Archit And Shirin where they talk about recipes, household tricks, and some really fun stories which only self-taught cooks can tell. Like, who wouldn’t wanna listen to other Delhi walas talking about their fondness for carbs, cheese, and chocolate?
8. Archana Doshi
Archana Doshi from Archana’s Kitchen is not just a home chef. She is a tech-savvy entrepreneur who has taken her love for cooking to the next level. With both a website and an app, Archana’s Kitchen has more than 10,000 recipes ranging from everyday Indian like gobi paratha to the Mexican black bean and guacamole tostada. If you are in a fix and can’t decide what to cook next, you have 10k+ recipes to choose from. She has also recently launched Archana’s Kitchen cake mixes which makes baking a cake a hundred times easier. You can find it all on her website.
Followers | 350K
Here’s Her Website | https://www.archanaskitchen.com/
Check Out Her FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ArchanasKitchen
Skim Through Her Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/archanaskitchen/
With her blogs recognised as one of the top 3 blogs in the “Best Baking” category at the Indian Food Blogger’s Awards 2021 and awarded Best Recipe & Baking Blog in FoodGram Awards, you get an idea of how good she might be. With some definitely out of the box sweet & savoury treats alike, browsing through her Instagram leaves our stomach growl and jaws dropped. Find all the recipes for the pretty AF food on her blog.
Followers | 25.6K
Here’s The Website | https://notoutofthebox.in/
Check Out Her FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/NotOutOfTheBox
Skim Through Her Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/notoutofthebox/
10. Deeba Rajpal
Baking is not everyone’s cup of tea, but it is definitely Deeba Rajpal’s. While most of us struggle to follow the instructions from a recipe book, she has signed her first dessert cookbook with Penguin Random House, releasing April 2021. If you’re ever feeling brave enough to venture near baking, you should defo try her baking recipes that are not only a treat for our tastebuds but our eyes as well. With cakes looking THAT good, we get super emo.
Followers | 58K
Here’s The Website | https://www.passionateaboutbaking.com/
Check Out Her FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/deeba.rajpal
Skim Through Her Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/pabrecipes/
Niti is a home chef who is very understanding of our need for easy and quick recipes. She wins our heart by bringing delicious twists to simple snack recipes like kurkure to the plain ol’ aloo sandwich and Maggi to a burger. Honestly, need we say more? Follow her for an absolutely delightful & soul-satisfying food journey.
Followers | 13.6K
Skim Through Her Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/cookitupwithnitz/
12. Deepti Dongare
If you wanna cook more on the healthier side and are running away for a while from all the chocolate and cheese, you must check out Deepti’s page. With bright and colourful looking dishes overloaded with hundreds of veggies, her food is next level goals. Join her in making everything from traditional Indian dishes to summery salads and healthy smoothies. Happy cooking!
Followers | 7,613
Skim Through Her Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/food.bydeep/
So, in times of self-quarantine, be on the lookout for the latest updates from these amazing home chefs and pick up pro tips and the way!