When was the last time you saw pictures of the creamiest cheesecake or the fudgiest brownies on your social media feed? We all follow different kinds of artists on social media that create or recreate awe-inspiring creations. Among the many creations that are displayed, the culture of food has taken social media by a storm.
Baking is definitely an art and there’s no denial there. In this post, we bring you 7 Indian bakers who bake delectable recipes that range from french macarons to 3-ingredient desserts.
Amit Sinha is a renowned pastry chef who is a connoisseur at both European and French classic pastries. Over years of experience in pastry and boulangerie, he’s currently the executive chef at L’Opera in New Delhi and is well-known for his deconstructed desserts and entremets. His desserts are too perfect to touch, let alone eat them.
Remember Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? Deeba Rajpal’s desserts will transport you to a wonder land of candies and make you feel like a little child. An exceptional baker, food stylist, and blogger from Gurgaon, Deeba is the one behind ‘Passionate About Baking’, a food blog that inspires people to bake easy recipes. She’s inspired by seasons, colours and local ingredients, and stunningly brings all these elements to life through surreal photography. She’s known for her Mishti Doi Cheesecake which looks easy on the lips, but is definitely going to be tough on the hips!
Known as the Macaron queen of India, Pooja is a celebrity chef and owner of the bakery chain Le 15 Patisserie. An alumni of Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, she’s known to have introduced Mumbai to Parisian macarons. The molten chocolate cake is her all-time favourite dessert besides the other sumptuous cakes and cupcakes. She has authored 3 books namely, The Wholesome Kitchen, The Big Book of Treats and recently published Can’t Believe It’s Eggless for dessert lovers who prefer eggless desserts.
A self-taught baker, food blogger and photographer from Delhi, Radhika’s food blog, “Sugar n Spice by Radhika” is straight from the heart. Her recipes are simple to make and she’s known for her fruit popsicles and the no-bake Nutella cheesecake.
The Executive Pastry Chef and founder of La Folie Patisserie in Mumbai, Sanjana is a Chocolatier and Patissier. She was crowned as the Pasty Queen of India in 2015 and was among the top 5 pastry queens in 2016. Sanjana is one of the most sought-after pastry chefs in the country because of the almost perfect desserts that she creates.
From little chocolate tartlets to perfectly laminated croissants, Shaheen is a London-based chef trained in French cuisine and patisserie at Le Cordon Bleu. She’s the owner of Miel Bakery and runs a popular blog Purple Foodie and conducts pastry classes in London and India. She is driven by finesse, unique technique and attention to detail that makes her the extraordinary chef that she is.
A self-taught baker, food blogger and author from Delhi, Shivesh Bhatia is just 24 years old and has garnered immense attention at a young age. His book and blog Bake With Shivesh contains all his favourite recipes that you’ll easily be able to make if you raid your kitchen pantry. He has been featured in Vogue’s list of ‘20 Under 26′ which easily speaks of this young boy’s achievement at his age.
There are two takeaways from this article- you can either stare at these delectable creations or grab your aprons and get started with some serious baking.
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