Instagram is the hub of visual wonders. And, if you love cakes and bakery, there’s nothing more satisfying than scrolling through the colourful Instagram pages of pretty macarons, dainty pastries and delicious brownies. Pastry chefs who create desserts that are so delicious that it’ll fill your IG feed with sweet treats.
So, we have rounded up our favourite Indian bakers and pastry chefs on Instagram to give you a soulful, heart-warming treat.
#1 Pooja Dhingra
The macaron queen of India, Pooja Dhingra introduced Mumbai to Parisian macarons. The celebrity chef is the owner of the very successful bakery chain Le 15 Patisserie and she often gives glimpses of her ongoing culinary experiments on Instagram. Her all-time favourite is the molten chocolate cake which she can whip up in minutes. No wonder she is an alumnus of Le Cordon Bleu.
#2 Sanjana Patel
Sanjana Patel’s Instagram feed is a delight to the eyes with all the behind-the-scenes shots at her popular patisserie in Mumbai- La Folie. A French-trained chef, she was crowned the Pastry Queen of India back in 2015. Chocolate treats are her signature style, but her mind-bending dessert-inspired savouries are a must try.
#3 Shivesh Bhatia
If you love food, especially all types of desserts, you’ve got to follow self-taught baker and food blogger Shivesh Bhatia. His IG account will serve you delicious images of baked goods with cakes, patries, cookies, pies, tarts and many more.
#4 Deeba Rajpal
Food blogger Deeba Rajpal brings together her love for baking, food styling and photography in an very aesthetically pleasing manner. She focuses on local ingredients and shares unique recipes such as mishti doi cheesecake. But her favourite remains constant – the layered cake.
#5 Amit Sinha
A patisserie and chocolatier, Amit Sinha is adept at both modern European and French classical pastry techniques and is the executive chef at L’Opera. Sinha’s feed is filled with pictures of artfully-constructed desserts and beautifully-glazed chocolates for which L’Opera is famous.
#6 Shaheen Peerbhai
If the sight of freshly-baked Lavender Milk cakes or Buttery Cinnamon cakes make you weak in the knees, then Shaheen Peerbhai’s Purple Foodie is your delight. Classically trained in French cuisine and patisserie at Le Cordon Bleu, the London-based chef’s IG feed consists of all things sweet that’ll surely urge you to give baking a try.
#7 Tejasvi Chandela
Chef Tejasvi Chandela started her blog to give herself a creative outlet and she is doing it really well. Her sweet treats are inspired by the seasons, nostalgic flavours, scientific concepts and local culture. Chandela’s feed is an open-ended attempt to learn and explore the sweet world.