Buro loves: 10 of the best Instagram foodie accounts
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W hen it comes to gastronomy Buro 24/7 Middle East is on the pulse highlighting the best in the region's dining options. There is, however, plenty of food-led inspiration further afield – and it's instantly accessible via social media. Here is our guide to the chefs, bakers, farmers, food photographers and general foodies who are creating uncommonly appetising photos and videos...
@sukainarajabali | 81.5k followers
Sukaina Rajabali is a Dubai-based professional food photographer, who specialises in food imagery obvs. Follow her through the markets, across seas and inside her kitchen as she presents tantalising menus to replicate.
@blackwhitevivid | 86.5k followers
The handle used by Kati, who has been baking around the world wandering from coast to coast now utilises her home in Istanbul to conceptualise recipes, think spiced Turkish coffee popsicles and green Arabic toubleh salad. And it all looks delicious...
@Cannellevanille | 286k followers
Aran Goyoaga is based in Seattle and takes really beautiful pictures of food. Described as a "Basque ex-pat living in the US since 1998", her Instagram page is a blank canvas for anything and everything and takes it's name from the smells and tastes of Goyoaga's childhood.
@Ashrod | 98.5k followers
This Instagram account couples with the website Not Without Salt, written by a former member of staff from the restaurant Spago in Beverly Hills. It's essentially sharing a passion for all things salted; sweet and savoury, and a mantra that states: "Meals are meant to be savored and enjoyed."
@Deliciouslyella | 1.1m followers
Ella Woodward is focused on whole, plant-based foods. Her ethos is all about "embracing the incredible foods that your body loves and what you can do with them." She says, "It's truly amazing to see what you can do with these simple ingredients and how you can so easily create an incredibly healthy version of a typically unhealthy dish, from brownies to cheesecake and even pizza!"
@Alisoneroman | 14k followers
Alison Roman, the former Senior Associate Food Editor at Bon Appétit, is now the author of Dining In, a veritable encyclopedia of recipes, cooking tips, tools, and ingredients. Much like her Instagram account. Say no more.
@YasminAlMulla | 6.3k followers
Emirati and friend of Buro 24/7, Yasmin Al Mulla is the name behind the eponymous account, which highlights how to eat healthy with Middle Eastern flavours. In turn, she produces the most delicious and inspiring plates around...
@Wheremyfoodat | 57k followers
Kimberly D'Souza and Denver Britto are currently living the Dubai life, showcasing to the world where to eat and what to order. From top tier restaurants to street side stops, there isn't a plate that hasn't been photographed so prepare to be inspired.
@Julieskitchen | 163k followers
Julie's Kitchen is a beautiful account that shares food collages – which started out as a way to showcase seasonal and local offerings from its author's neighbourhood farmers markets. It's evolved into an ongoing project described as, "the study of plant design, exploration of colour theory, and pure, unadulterated food-love. Let's be real – I like to play with my food."
@Food52 | 146k followers
Food 52 is an incredible forum of sorts that joins chefs and food fanatics to create cookbooks, share their takes on food projects, and help others with real-time food Q&As – and it has a pretty great Instagram account to illustrate so...
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