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If you’re not already deep into food TikTok, what are you waiting for? The social media app is full of creators that deliver just about any type of food content you’re craving. It’s a great place to look for kitchen inspiration when you need a break from cook books, blogs, or Food Network.
Here are some of the most talented TikTokers who are sharing cooking, baking, and recipes with the world.
For epic cake creations: @thesweetimpact
From glow-in-the-dark cakes to basketball hoops to Disney princesses, Robert Lucas is one of the best bakers to follow on TikTok. His effortlessly cool videos show off his sweet creations that will leave home bakers inspired. The creator shows off his baking and decorating process step-by-step in quick videos that you’ll most definitely end up binge watching.
For Italian comfort food: @nonnapiaa
This account is for anyone who is craving their grandmother’s home cooked meals. Nonna Pia is an Italian home cook who shares her kitchen skills with millions of followers. Some noteworthy recipes she makes entirely from scratch include stracciatella soup, cavatelli pasta, chicken cutlets, and pizza. Just be prepared to be craving Italian food for days to come after hitting her follow button.
For the wanderlust foodies: @samseats
If you’re missing out on international travel and the diverse food that comes with it, then Sam Way is worth following on TikTok. This creator whips up cuisine from all over the world that will not only spark new dinner ideas, but also destinations for future vacations.. His account has playlists of all the meals he’s made from different continents like truffle and mushroom arancini from Europe and chicken katsu curry from Asia.
For bread fanatics: @mxriyum
The thumbnails for Mariam’s videos alone make her account worthy of following. Her recipes are equally tasty as they are beautiful, which is why this creator has accumulated a whopping seven million food loving followers. You can watch some eye-catching ASMR videos as well as an entire playlist dedicated to their obsession with making homemade bread.
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For ASMR: @bayashi.tiktok
With more than 16 million followers and nearly 500 million likes, Bayashi is one of the most popular food accounts on TikTok. Each of his videos are quick and ASMR-styled that you will quickly be enthralled by. The sound of chopping veggies on a board, whisking eggs in a bowl, frying goods on a pan are just some of the sights you have to look forward to on his page.
For healthy recipes: @violet.cooks
The recipes Violet shares with her two million TikTok followers is proof that the last thing a healthy meal needs to be is boring. There are tons of original salad recipes, easy lunch ideas, and sweet treats to save for future use. A few recipes you can find on her page include shredded chicken tacos, garlic roasted sweet potatoes, chocolate banana bite, and lots more.
For fans of pop culture: @gordonramsayofficial
Even celebrity chefs like Gordon Ramsay have jumped on the TikTok bandwagon. In addition to his many television shows, the famous chef is now making content for his 30 million followers. You can get a little bit of everything with his videos like cooking how-tos, family fun, and hilarious reactions to horrific food attempts people bravely share on the internet.
For sweet and savory eats: @moribyan
Those looking for some dessert and meal ideas will love following Hajar Larbah’s TikTok. For dinner, consider whipping up their honey butter garlic chicken followed by homemade apple pie corn dogs for dessert. The food blogger even shares copycat recipes that recreates iconic dishes from restaurants like Panda Express, Cheesecake Factory, Taco Bell and more!
For meat lovers: @meatlikemike
If you’re on the hunt for Texan-styled recipes to bring to the dinner table, look no further than Mike’s account. His entire platform is dedicated to sharing signature recipes using all sorts of protein. From stuffed chicken wings to rack of lamb to armadillo eggs, he does it all. There’s also some back to basics videos that can teach you to make things like the perfect bacon and spatchcocking a chicken.
For smoothie bowls: @freshlysmooth
Mia’s smoothie bowl videos have racked up millions of likes on TikTok and for good reason. There’s something incredibly addicting about watching colorful smoothies get mixed up in a blender and poured into aesthetically pleasing bowls. It’s more than likely that you’ll be inspired enough to create your own fruity concoction after following this account.
For healthy favorites: @jalalsamfit
If you think certain meals are off limits because of the diet you’re on, then think again! Jalal shares healthy versions of meals that are typically loaded with calories, fats, and sugar. A few hearty but healthy examples of what you’ll discover on his page are chicken tenders, loaded nachos, and french toast. There’s also dessert recipes for cheesecake, chocolate cookies, and brownie bowls that will satisfy your sweet tooth.
For experimental cooking: @ligier
Anyone looking to step outside of their comfort zone in the kitchen can take notes from Michael Liger. This foodie has a flair for experimenting in the kitchen with molecular recipes. While the pizza, soup or dumplings may not look how it’s supposed to, your tastebuds will instantly recognize the flavor. While you may not have the scientific desire to recreate these recipes yourself, the videos are definitely fun to watch!