Across the world and in India, we are all at home, staying safe and trying to cope with the Corona Virus pandemic. With nothing to do, cooking is something we all recourse to and enjoy. And it keeps the family happy too. Baking can be fun, but yes, make the most of what you have at home or can easily procure and indulge in baking following simple recipes. From breads to cakes, cookies to one pot casseroles, you can try your hand at many dishes. Here are some Instagram handles to follow and bake along. My top 5 picks:
Sit back indoors and learn from the easy recipes, tips and tricks that Chef Sanjana Patel of La Folie, a trained and versatile chef, who is kind enough to share recipes, daily on her Instagram handle. From home made prailines to a vanilla and chocolate devil’s cake, she shows them all. Make the most of her expert tips.
Deeba Rajpal, Food blogger and passionate baker, shares her recipes on her Insta handle. Easy to follow, you too can master her dishes through practice. Her eggless whole wheat chocolate cake and eggless wholegrain saffron mawa cake are particularly, spectacular. Give it a shot.
Baking does not always mean cakes and cookies. Breads can be equally fun and exciting to bake. If you’re looking for a crash course in all things Instagram and bread, this is the place to start.
From a sourdough starter from scratch to decadent, but easy-to-make peanut butter cookies and an array of other delectable bakes, Ace baker and author, Edd Kimber gives you an insight into the world of baking. Easy to follow, his recipes are fool-proof and fun.
From hearty entrees to decadent desserts, Minimalist Baker celebrates simple cooking by sharing recipes that require 10 ingredients or less, 1 bowl, or 30 minute or less to prepare. What’s more, the focus is on health and wellness. There can be no better way to bake right now, when limited ingredients at home is the buzzword. Their gluten-free, dairy-free lasagne is a hit as are the chocolate muffins.