Australia is lucky enough to be home to a delectable array of talented food bloggers, and we’ve whittled our list down to six of the best. Whether you’re a diehard foodie or on the lookout for some family dinner inspiration, these trusty bloggers consistently dish up beautiful imagery, delicious recipes, quirky food trivia and helpful tips and techniques. Read on to find out which more-ish Aussie food blogs you’re sure to have an appetite for in 2020.
6. My Kitchen Stories
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With a motto of ‘Cook, travel, eat’, My Kitchen Stories offers much more than great food. Aussie blogger Tania started publishing her favourite recipes seven years ago. Today, her blog has grown to include news and events from the food industry, cooking class reviews and even gorgeously illustrated travel stories. Sumptuous dishes like Braised Sweet and Sour Eggplant and Greek Feta Tiropita might sound complicated, but Tania breaks them down into simple steps that anyone can follow. You’ll also find a great range of decadent dessert recipes to satiate your sweet tooth, from Blood Orange Loaf Cake to Sticky Date and Ginger Pudding.
5. RecipeTin Eats
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Sydney-based blogger Nagi’s food philosophy is ‘fast, creative, clever and fresh’. We love her blog for its down-to-earth, affordable and completely achievable collection of recipes. From Mexican Slow Cooker Pulled Pork to One Pot Greek and Lemon Rice, there’s nothing on RecipeTin Eats that will have you running to a speciality food store or googling complicated instructions in a kitchen panic. And while Nagi’s recipes may be drawn from all over the world, most of the ingredients are everyday items you can find in your local Aussie market. The dishes on RecipeTin Eats are quick to make, too, offering plenty of fast-food alternatives for foodies in a hurry.
4. Not Enough Cinnamon
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Not Enough Cinnamon combines nutritious recipes with fitness advice and healthy living tips. It’s the handiwork of Sydney-based, French-born blogger Marie, who aims to help women in their 20s and 30s eat, exercise and live healthier. Expect hundreds of gorgeously photographed, clean-eating recipes meticulously organised, with a handy key to help you quickly locate vegan, low-carb, paleo, dairy-free, gluten-free or vegetarian dishes. Cook up a storm with original, deeply nourishing dishes like Vegan Penne Alla Vodka and delectable treats like Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites. Then, once you’ve eaten your fill, jump over to the Workouts section to burn some of those calories off.
3. Not Quite Nigella
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Feast your eyes on the mouth-watering cakes, pies, pastries and tarts of Not Quite Nigella. Sydney native Lorraine Elliot draws inspiration from her Asian-Australian heritage, as well as her recent travels to bring us flavoursome dishes from all around the world, from Italian Roasted Zucchini to Portuguese Custard Tarts. Each dish is perfectly brought to life with artsy photographs and Lorraine’s infectious personality. Plus, if you’re based in Sydney, check out some of the restaurant reviews as Lorraine eats her way through the finest establishments in the city.
2. What Katie Ate
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Blogger, photographer and cookbook author Katie Quinn Davies expertly combines her love of food, photography and travel in a beautifully styled blog that will give you serious food and travel envy. Featuring stunning professional photography that will make you want to head straight for the kitchen, What Katie Ate is a blog for Aussies who are serious about food. Find expert cooking tips, menus and guides to help you become the perfect dinner host, giveaways and competitions and – of course – sumptuous recipes. Whether you need the perfect main to impress your dinner guests or a mouth-watering new cocktail to add to your repertoire, you’ll find it on What Katie Ate.
1. Cook Republic
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Sydney-based Sneh is a photographer and cookbook author who’s managed to combine both passions in Cook Republic. Many of her unique recipes draw from her Indian upbringing with a focus on food that’s unpretentious, fresh and plentiful. Some dishes feature seafood, but most are plant-based, and all are designed to be shared with family and friends. If you’re pescatarian, vegetarian, gluten-free or vegan and sick of the same old dishes, this blog is for you. From Chickpea Chilli Pasta to Sticky Chocolate Orange Marmalade Loaf and Gluten-free Jam Cake, Sneh brings us nourishing recipes you won’t find anywhere else. Plus, all of them are beautifully illustrated with stylishly arranged images. We also love the handy search function that lets you browse recipes by ingredients – perfect if you’ve something in your cupboard you need to use up.