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Top 20 Food Blogs

Everyone knows the importance of food. Perhaps one of man’s greatest needs (second only to water), food remains to be one of the human being’s greatest and most cherished priorities. Given that, it’s quite understandable that there should be an endless number of available literature on food, all ready with their own ideas and tips on what makes something good for you and delicious.

What makes it even more interesting is that no matter how important food is, it has never been boring. One clear proof of that is the increasing number of food blogs, each one getting more creative by the second. So, without much ado, here are the 20 Best Food Blogs (and be careful not to drool all over yourself as you read through each blog).

kitchenbutterfly.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

This blog does to food what a butterfly does to its wings – it combines them, as if they were wings that were meant to be flapped, allowing any food inspiration to simply fly. With recipe ideas and analyses that defy cultural boundaries, Kitchen Butterfly seems to have mastered so many things when it comes to food. From appearance, to texture, to taste (of course) – this blog has got you all covered. Add to all this the fact that the blog also has quite a number of awesome photographs of food, and you know you’re in for the flight (or the meal) of your life.

africanbites.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

Who would have thought that combining African cuisine with a Caribbean twist would work so well and would actually taste so good? Well, that’s exactly what the Immaculate Bites blog accomplishes. Here, the blog author always seems to come up with ways on how to best integrate the African taste with the Caribbean, thereby finishing with a recipe that effectively covers the best of both worlds. The even better news is that the author shares the recipes on the blog, so you don’t have any excuse to not be making delicious Afro-Caribbean food yourself.

9jafoodie.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

When it comes to food blogs, some blogs will probably be better off giving recipes from every imaginable cuisine or culture, without necessarily having to zoom in on just one. The 9jafoodie blog, however, effectively and masterfully zooms in on Nigerian food and cuisine, thereby establishing itself as an authority in its niche and context. Feast your eyes on the Nigerian recipes and photographs of finished products, all intending for you to try your hand in the recipes, too. Craving for Jollof rice? No problem, just run to 9jafoodie and you’re all set.

eatdrinklagos.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

Are you looking for a perspective that’s a little more Western than usual? Or maybe you’re done eating and you’re looking for some recommendations on where to get your nightly drink? You’ve found the right blog: Eat.Drink.Lagos. This blog will surely give you everything you need and more when it comes to food and drink; not only does the blog provide some necessary news about upcoming foodie events that you just cannot afford to miss, but it will also give you some very helpful reviews for anything that you might be thinking of trying out.

afrolems.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

Afrolems Food Blog mixes two of the world’s most excellent cuisines into one amazing blog. On this blog you’ll find a healthy mix of Nigerian, African, and other international cuisines. Even if you were still starting out and still learning how to cook, you don’t need to worry too much, because this blog has a lot of recipes inside, all waiting to be uncovered by your secretly talented hands. As you get into each recipe, you’ll eventually find that each one is an expression of creativity and imagination, one that you will also get to experience once you try it out for yourself.

nigerianfoodtv.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

Nigerian Food TV blog is a blog that might appear to be too simple in its design, especially for those who will immediately judge according to mere appearances. If you try and dig a little deeper, you’ll see that it is actually a blog that’s full of authentic recipes and honest to goodness tips on how you can cook Nigerian food with more confidence. From recipes for bread, to full meals, down to your favorite Nigerian recipes, this blog is truly one of the most helpful in terms of enabling you to cook them more perfectly.

theafricanpotnutrition.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

Needless to say, one of the main concerns that’s bound to emerge when it comes to food is, of course, nutrition. It’s glaringly obvious how, on one hand, there seems to be the option to just eat, drink, and be merry, but then your body suffers in the process. On the other hand, you can also choose to eat healthy, but you’ll also have to suffer the fate of boredom in terms of what you eat. Good thing there’s The African Pot Nutrition blog to tell you that good food does not have to be boring. Check out the blog and you’ll see for yourself.

africanfoodmap.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

Undoubtedly one of the most unique food blogs ever written, My African Food Map has a very basic but incredibly creative concept. The idea is to feature one African country at a time, and then to feature four recipes that come from that country. Of course, there’ll be a main dish, and as a welcome bonus, the author includes a myVOICE featurette, which then contains some alternative ways to prepare that main dish. All in all, My African Food Map is not just informative; it is also a refreshing read, definitely one of the best reads in the area of food blogging.

dooneyskitchen.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

Dooney’s Kitchen is one of those blogs whose first impression will almost immediately feel like coming home. The appearance is not just attractive; it’s actually very comforting and consoling, much like the effect of any love-filled home or kitchen. What’s more, the content of the blog itself is also very homey. There are recipes for breakfast, as well as for any other meal of the day. Plus, the servings shown in the attractive photographs will certainly convince you that meals are always best when shared, so go ahead and fetch your own family as you cook up the recipes you find on Dooney’s Kitchen.

dobbyssignature.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

While the specialty and expertise of the blog is obviously Nigerian, the articles freely crossover to other food ideas and possibilities. You’re bound to read something on some authentic Nigerian dish as well as how to prepare it, making you more confident in trying out a cuisine that may be foreign to your own. Also, you will find something as commonplace as making your own mango ice cream, without the complications of too many ingredients which may only serve to ruin an otherwise perfect ice cream. So, there’s really no point in waiting. Go right ahead and begin your cooking journey with Dobby’s Signature.

1qfoodplatter.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

There are two sure things about 1QFoodplatter blog. First, it does what every other food blog does. It gives you recipes that cover all your favorite African and Nigerian food (Jollof rice, anyone?) and gives you a lot of precious tips that will definitely make your cooking experience easier. The second thing that’s sure about 1QFoodplatter is that it also does things that aren’t commonly done by most food blogs. You see, 1QFoodplatter gives you meal plans for the whole family as well as nutritional information, thereby allowing you to ensure that you and your family will not only eat food that’s delicious, but food that’s good for your body, too.

afrofoodtv.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

Without a doubt, African cuisine is among the best in the world. Freely combining the sweet, salty, and spicy in the many kinds of ingredients and spices available, African cuisine is a great idea if you want to awaken some taste buds you never thought you had. And, if you happen to be looking for an awesome resource for African food, that’s precisely what you’ll be getting from Afrofood TV. Featuring nothing but the best African recipes, plus an appearance that will rival all other food blogs, you can’t go wrong if you learn with the best: Afrofood TV.

allnigerianrecipes.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

It’s good for any blog to at least show some effort to be more organized, but this is all the more important for food blogs. With so many kinds and types of food to think about, it’s difficult to sift through a blog if the topics seem to be all over the place. Good thing there’s the All Nigerian Recipes blog. Although the appearance is quite old-fashioned, the blog is still a must-read for any cook because all that you need is organized into one neat list, from beans to yams. Plus, they all come with a Nigerian twist, so that’s something to look forward to, as well.

chichiscuisine.blogspot.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

ChiChi’s Cuisine blog is yet another reminder for all food blog readers to not judge by appearance or by blog layout. No matter how seemingly simple the design of this blog may be, each article proves useful, especially for someone who may just be starting out in the world of kitchen action. Complete with pictures and very detailed descriptions for every step, ChiChi’s Cuisine is the message that you’ve been waiting for – it’s telling you that you can cook, too.

designcooklove.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

Design. Cook. Love. is the blog that expertly combines all three elements in the blog title. First, of course, is the element of design. This blog clearly tops the list of food blogs that come with the best appearance, mixing black and white with a splash of color from all the featured photographs. The second element is cooking. The blog features a number of yummy recipes and food adventures from which you can also gain inspiration. And third is love. Clearly, no one can make and maintain a blog as great as this if it did not come with truckloads of love.

ieatndrink.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

You can’t argue with this: eating and drinking are some of the most fun things that any person can do. Given that, it’s easy to see how people can sometimes forget about health once they’ve had their fill of food and drink. With the I Eat & Drink blog, however, the idea is to convince you that eating & drinking on one hand, and being healthy on the other hand, do not have to come in an either-or package. Truth be told, the articles written on the blog all tell you the same message: being, and staying healthy, can be a lot of fun, if you try.

omnomlagos.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

While also giving emphasis on Nigerian cuisine, Omomlagos is more than just a blog on all the good eats from Nigeria. Omnomlagos is a blog that perfectly blends together some recipes for Nigerian food, travel tips, as well as some of the author’s most exciting adventures related to food and drink. Because the blog also comes with the one of the best blog designs you’ll ever come across, it’s easy to see why Omnomlagos will also easily become a favorite in terms of your online food and drink resources.

livinginlekki.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

If you’ve ever tried being in a new place and not knowing what to eat, that’s really one of the worst feelings in the world. Take Lekki in Lagos, for example. If you find yourself in this place, you’ll obviously be at a loss when it comes to the question of what to eat, right? Well, not really. The good news comes in the form of the Living in Lekki blog. Through this blog, you’ll find that Nigerian recipes are more accessible, and are even made yummier, good enough to please your taste buds’ demands.

avartsycooking.com

Originality ★★★★★
Design ★★★★★
Social Media ★★★★★

Avartsy Cooking is one of those blogs that would sincerely love to involve you. Focusing on Nigerian and African cuisine, the blog features a lot of recipes on which you can surely try your hand and explore. Because the blog itself also welcomes submissions, it’s interesting how food can also become a more collaborative experience. Who knows, you might also discover some hidden talent in yourself that you never thought you had? Trying, after all, is already Step Two. Step One is in reading the Avartsy Cooking blog.