Five of India’s most popular chefs tell us who they follow on Instagram, and the list is as varied as it gets. Here we go:
Kelvin Cheung helms One Street Over and the recently opened Bastian, in Mumbai. Reccos from @kelvincheung:
David Chang (@davidchang): David Chang regularly posts pictures of the delicious and creative food made at his Momofuku restaurants.
Thomas Keller (@chefthomaskeller): Great pictures of the immaculate food prepared at the various Michelin-starred restaurants owned by Keller.
Daniel Boulud (@danielboulud): Boulud is a legendary French chef who owns Michelin-starred restaurants. You can find some brilliant posts on French food on his Instagram account.
Vicky Ratnani is a chef, television anchor, and cookbook author. He is the owner of The Korner House, in Mumbai. @vickythechef follows:
Peter Kuruvita (@maldivefish): Kuruvita’s posts are a mixture of pictures of his sojourns in Sri Lanka and the lovely sea food that he cooks at his restaurant, Flying Fish.
Luke Nguyen (@lukenguyencooks): Luke, the host of Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam, posts delicious photos of Vietnamese food. His Instagram account also gives us a peek into the recipes of his award-winning Vietnamese-Australian restaurant, Red Lantern.
Manu Chandra is the man behind Monkey Bar, The Fatty Bao and, most recently, Toast and Tonic, and he (@manuchandra) follows:
Rene Redzepi (@ReneRedzepiNoma): Rene Redzepi, is the owner and chef of the two-Michelin starred restaurant, Noma. His posts are a great insight into the genius that is Chef Rene.
The Art of Plating (@theartofplating): This account shows you why plating is an art and a testimony to the fact that we eat food with our eyes first.
Dhingra is India’s best-known patissier. @poojadhingra reccos Julie Lee (@julieskitchen). Julie’s styling aesthetic and compositions can be seen through her Instagram posts. She makes everything look so beautiful.
Zacharias is the executive chef at The Bombay Canteen. @cheftzac recommends:
Michael Laiskonis (@mlaiskonis): Michael Laiskonis was ex-pastry chef of the renowned Le Bernardin. His posts are full of stunning imageries of his sweet-toothed experiments.
Adam Goldberg (@alifewortheating): Adam’s Instagram account is full of his intriguing travel and food posts from around the world.