I know, I know. Same as with being uncertain about what you want to eat next, it’s just so hard to think of what to cook for your family or guests.
Because apart from they have their own favourite food, there are lots to choose from, and all of them are just equally delicious! And it’s not appropriate and refrigerator-friendly to cook all of them, right? Leftovers! Ahhhh!
But, thanks to those people who are very much willing to help us with that. I’m talking about food bloggers, yes. And in no particular order, here are 50 top Australian food bloggers that might help you with your cooking, be it for yourself or for others – or both!
If you love vegetables or are a total vegan, this blog can help you make your vegetables be more delicious and appealing to the eye. My Goodness Kitchen contains vegan recipes that are easy to follow and quick to make. The foods in here also are very presentable that even those people who don’t eat vegetables at all will not hesitate to try!
Sugar Salt Magic has everything you need. Breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner – there’s no need for you to transfer from blog to blog! Most of the recipes here are for ‘sharing’ and can serve about 6 persons. But for the most part, the owner of this blog is self-taught, so you don’t have to be an expert to be able to follow her instructions.
As the owner of this blog, Peter, was born in a small Russian community, most of the recipes here are for Russian foods. But as he’s also fond of travelling and going to places, from time to time he posts recipes of different cuisines from different countries he’s been to. He lives here in Australia, and just look at this Australian Meat Pie he made! Yummy!
Cooking is quite complicated, but here’s a blog that tells otherwise. It’s Not Complicated Recipes offers recipes of different types of food, from side dishes to main course, to gluten-free and vegetarian-friendly foods, to desserts, to drinks – simply everything that you might want to eat!
Supercharged Food’s main goal is to help people improve their overall health. It contains recipes that are healthy and are supposed to boost your system without asking you to exert too much energy. Everything is simple and easy and can be eaten even by the health-conscious and the diagnosed. Just perfect for anyone.
RecipeTin Eats provides recipes that don’t require expensive and out-of-the-usual-kitchen ingredients. You can just use what’s on your cupboard or your refrigerator, and anything that isn’t available can be bought in the local market. The recipes in this blog, moreover, are from different parts of the world.
My Kitchen Stories doesn’t only offer recipes but food ideas, food inspirations, random reviews, and travel stories as well. If you want self-made ingredients, you can also find some here.
8. Cafe Delites
Cafe Delites offers simple and quick but flavourful recipes for the and weight-conscious. In the blog, you can find brownies, donuts, and pasta dishes that won’t do harm to your body!
Thermo Foodie and The Chef is a blog being managed by two people – ‘the foodie’ and ‘the chef’. It contains healthy and nutritious foods that are simple and suitable for people who are very particular about their diet. It also offers meal plans that can help you have a balanced diet.
10. Nish Kitchen
Rose, the woman behind this blog, spent her childhood in India and moved here in Australia in 2006. It offers traditional Indian recipes as well as recipes from all over the world, and her interest towards the international cuisine actually began when she moved in here! If you’re fond of spicy food, there are lots in her blog.
Aussie Keto Queen is intended for people who want to keto diet or just want to have a responsible eating habit. Rachel, the blogger, has been passionate about helping others to have a healthy lifestyle and diet as she herself also suffered from her weight in the past. Through her blog, she shares recipes that are low in carbs.
12. Belly Rumbles
Belly Rumbles contains recipes for any time of the day. So if you’re unsure of what to cook for dinner, you can go to her blog and look for food ideas. Sara, the person behind the blog, also posts travel stories and restaurant reviews there.
Desserts? Yes, there are lots in here! But there are also other dishes depending on what you’re craving for at the very moment. There are donuts, chocolates, curry, pasta, and seafood, and even dog food recipes and recipes for Easter and Christmas!
14. Emiko Davies
Emiko Davies is a half-Aussie currently residing in Italy. Apart from recipes, she also posts about her travel stories, life journeys, and whatnot.
Mr. and Mrs. Romance is a blog about food, travel, and lifestyle. It is run by Jim and Christina, who both love to take on some adventures. They post about the places they’ve been to and the restaurants and interesting things that can be seen or encountered there – as well as recipes!
16. Leah Itsines
Leah Itsines features Balanced and Realistic Eating Guide (BARE), which is a guide basically for people who want to be healthy and fit without abandoning too much food. The blog contains food recipes that are healthy, flavourful, and easy!
Finally, a blog for the young picky eaters! This blog mostly shares recipes for kids, and being a mom herself, Kylie knows too well how important it is for kids to consume healthy meals. If you’re looking for food ideas for lunchboxes, you can also find them here!
18. Healthy GF Asian
Nope, it’s not ‘GF’ as in ‘girl friend’. Everything in the blog is gluten-free! And Asian! So if you want to take a break from barbecue, crab sticks, and burgers, you might want to ‘feel’ the neighbour continent and try Asian foods at your home!
19. Bake Play Smile
Bake Play Smile provides sweet and savoury recipes that are just so good! It also has a recipe section for kids because, well, we all know how kids have delicate taste buds, right?
Sarah and Laura are the team behind Wandercooks. They’ve travelled the world to over 35 countries on a mission to bring you the tastiest recipes they’ve found along the way. Think easy to follow, fresh new food ideas for curious foodies. Wandercooks is where you’ll discover amazing flavours from around the world.
21. Create Bake Make
Create Bake Make is a blog that doesn’t only focus on food recipes. It also contains tips and tricks about parenting and home. So, this blog can be a go-to for the mums out there who want to pass time.
When Donna had a baby, she began to become very specific about the contents of the ingredients that she’s going to use for cooking. So in here, you’ll be able to see recipes that are healthy and can be eaten even by your little kiddos! You can also find here recipes that only need few ingredients and can be done in a few minutes.
Chris left his job at the United Nations because he wanted to pursue his passion in cooking. He’s truly concerned about the diseases and the health problems in the world so through his blog, he shares recipes that use fresh fruits or vegetables as the main ingredients.
24. The Stone Soup
The good thing about Jules’s blog is that she shares recipes that only contain 6 ingredients or less. She aims to make everyone’s life easier and much simpler without abandoning the flavour. She also makes suggestions on the ingredients that can be used instead of the ‘usual’ for dietary purposes.
Sylvie believes that cooking shouldn’t be a serious thing in a way that instructions shouldn’t be followed religiously. You should also try giving your own touch to it and make cooking more fun! So in her blog, you can find recipes that she’s given a twist to.
In her blog, Shanai shares healthy, simple, and fun recipes that can be served for any gatherings, even those that involve children. Her main objective is to make a food that her kids will eat, so it’s guaranteed that whatever recipe you find there, your family, especially your kids, will love it!
27. Melanie Lionello
Melanie is a nutritionist so she tends to analyse ingredients on a ‘molecular level’. Nonetheless, she doesn’t necessarily share recipes for ‘healthy’ foods with organic or non-preservative ingredients. She believes people, at least sometimes, want to YOLO and eat whatever yummy food they want. Well, she’s right.
Adrianne shares recipes that are easy and just need a few ingredients to make. In her blog, you can find different kinds of foods, like vegan, desserts, Asian, kid-friendly, seasonal, and so on. But basically, everything in one place.
29. Sugar et al.
Sugar et al. is all about sugar! But it also has recipes for spice and everything nice! Sonali loves cakes and desserts, and as much as she wants to make everything simple, she likes to add dramatic dripping sauces and creative ambiance into what she does because it’s her way of expressing herself.
When Shihoko and Elizabeth moved here in Australia, they missed the Japanese cuisine so much – so they brought it to their home! And in their blog, you can find Japanese dishes that are undeniably delicious!
Sprinkles and Sprouts claims to have all the recipes you need for every occasion! And it’s true, yes.
32. Vincenzo’s Plate
Vincenzo’s Plate is a cooking show on YouTube and the blog contains the ‘text’ version of the recipes. It features recipes for Italian food and the good thing about the blog is that the number of servings, the cooking time, and the difficulty level are all indicated!
33. Cook Republic
Most of the recipes in Cook Republic are plant-based and for families and the blog can be browsed by ingredients! With that, it would be easy to look for a recipe that contains your favourite food or the foods available in your kitchen. Sneh, the person behind the blog, also loves photography and it’s actually very evident in her blog.
34. Chasing a Plate
Chasing a Plate is a blog that features restaurants and food stalls all over the world! It provides tips and recommendations on where to eat and things to do in a certain country, as well as travel guides. This is good for people who love to travel and to explore.
35. Hiroko Liston
Hiroko is a Japanese-born Aussie, who made this blog to share his recipes on different Japanese foods that people around him kept on asking him about. His recipes are especially made for families and friends, and are appropriate for everyday consumption.
36. Will and Steve
Will and Steve are of British descent and have been residing here in Australia for over 9 years. All ingredients they use are inexpensive and are available in the local market. They were the winners in My Kitchen Rules in 2015.
Gavin is a stay-at-home dad who is passionate about cooking and is looking forward to establishing his own catering business. Apart from recipes, he also posts about tips on cooking as well as kitchen essentials.
38. Quirky Cooking
Having suffered with health herself, Jo made the blog Quirky Cooking, which features recipes that are suitable for people who have health issues, food allergies, and food intolerances. The recipes are deprived of dairy, wheat, sugar, and refined foods.
39. Skinny Mixers
Skinny Mixers mostly focuses on Thermomix recipes. It also features tips, guides, and tons of advice that can help you with your cooking. Nikalene, the person behind the blog, is a stay-at-home mum too!
40. I’m Still Hungry
Another food blog that doesn’t focus on recipes is I’m Still Hungry. This blog features restaurants and already-cooked food that can help those travellers who haven’t yet decided where to eat at in a certain country. It also features the travel adventures of Michael, the blogger.
My Darling Lemon Thyme contains recipes that are gluten-free and vegan. Emma, the owner, also posts about organic gardening and her travel adventures occasionally.
Burgers, of course. Who doesn’t love them? Burgers of Melbourne is a blog that reviews burgers that can be bought or seen in Melbourne. It is run by a guy who wants to discover the best burger ever existed in the town. Every picture will make you drool!
Cassie shares recipes that aren’t necessarily low in carbs but are still healthy and can be eaten by people who want to balance their diet. This blog is perfect if you want to remain fit without getting away from carbs!
44. 2 Hungry Guys
This is a blog that brings us to different restaurants all around Australia. It features restaurants and food discoveries that are helpful for those who want to explore our beautiful country.
45. He Needs Food
He Needs Food contains various food recipes, from salads to pasta dishes, to desserts, to cookies, and many more! It also brings us to different food stalls and establishments all around Sydney and different places all over the world! Recipes, food discoveries, travel guides and adventures – ahhhh!
46. Food Wine Travel
Food Wine Travel features food tips, recipes, food discoveries, various wine types and brands, restaurant discoveries, and so on.
Souvlaki for the Soul contains recipes that are mostly gluten-free, vegan, and Greek and also features restaurants and places from anywhere in the world. The person behind this blog is Peter, and he’s of Greek heritage.
48. My Keto Kitchen
My Keto Kitchen contains recipes that are low in carbs and sugar-free. It aims to create meal plans and recipes that are truly delicious to hinder people on a diet from getting ‘bored’ on the eating lifestyle attached to dieting.
Healthy Little Foodies is a blog intended for the bubs and the kiddos. All recipes that you can find here contain fruits and vegetables and low level of salt and no refined sugar at all.
Foodies Collective features recipes that use Australian gourmet ingredients. You can also find recommendations, tips, and ideas related to lifestyle. One thing that’s very admirable about this blog and the people behind it are their love for our country. They support our local products and encourage people to do so as well. That’s a beautiful thing, right?