In a moment when we can’t travel anywhere, what is the best way to feel the Puglian sun on your skin, hear the hustle and bustle of a Napolitan market in your ears, and fill your senses with the smells and sounds of a forest in Trentino? Food, of course.
You might not have the skills of Chef Massimo Bottura, but you can definitely give Italian cooking a try. Italian food culture is so vast and varied from one region to another, you can easily recreate a specific regional atmosphere in your home just by cooking some delicious food.
So get your apron ready. We list the best Italian food Instagram accounts to spice up your dinner time.
Csaba dalla Zorza is a food writer, etiquette expert, and Italian TV personality. If you are interested not only in food, but also in how to present it well, Csaba’s account is the one for you.
The Il Cucchiaio d’Argento magazine has been around since 1950, and is now a digital encyclopedia of all things Italian food and lifestyle.
Sonia Peronaci is famous for creating the most followed, trusted, and visited food website in Italy: GialloZafferano. After stepping down from her first venture, Sonia is now a chef and a digital entrepreneur, sharing her best recipes on Instagram.
Fatto in casa da Benedetta, or “Homemade by Benedettais,” is an account sharing heart-warming home cooking by chef Benedetta Rossi. If you are after cozy recipes that are easy to recreate, look no further.
Get a constant stream of new recipes, directly on your phone. If you are always out of ideas for what to cook next, follow Il Club delle Ricette and you will never have that problem again.
The accounts above are a library of the classic Italian dishes that we all know and love, but there are a few Instagram feeds that take the tradition and bring it to the next level, mixing Italian tradition with Asian techniques or foreign ingredients. Here are some of our favorites:
Silvia is an Italian food photographer based in London. Her account is filled with sweet treats, from tower-like chocolate cakes to perfectly crispy pastries.
Careful, this Instagram page could make you want to book a plane to Puglia. Head chef at Masseria Moroseta, Giorgia’s account is filled with Puglian sun, delicious-looking plates, and mesmerizing cooking videos.
Carlotta is bringing plant-based cooking to Italian tables. Her Instagram account is filled with delicious vegan recipes that champion Italian tradition while being kind to animals.
A man in a sea of women, Francesco is a food photographer based in sunny Sardinia. His Instagram feed is romantic and nostalgic, and also filled with mouth-watering food.
In her bio, Chiara says that life is too short to eat ugly food, and looking at her feed we understand what she means. Prepare to get hungry.
Elisa is an Italian in London. After a career in fashion, she decided to leave it all behind to pursue her passion for plant-based food. Now, her successful Instagram page is filled with delicious recipes—mainly pasta-based!
A couple based in Milan, with a love of everything green and a boho lifestyle. For heart-warming recipes and content, head their way.
Francesca Giovannini is a vegetarian chef and an eco-friendly shop owner. Her food is simple but inviting, perfect if you are trying to add some veggies into your everyday cooking.
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