French Food Instagrams to Follow

by ally redmond
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If you are looking for deliciously pleasing French food accounts to follow on Instagram — for daydreaming, for inspiration or for trying new recipes, à la française — look no further. Whether you’re a cooking aficionado or far from being a connoisseur, with these, you’ll find plenty of ideas to inspire you. 

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Below, find a round-up of our favorite French food Instagrams to follow!

Tartine Gourmande

french green beans

Food writer, stylist, photographer and cookbook author Béatrice Peltre’s Instagram account is a rustic, beautifully presented collection of authentic French cooking. Based in Boston but born and raised in the rolling hills of Northeastern France, all her food is inspired by her homeland. Her healthy, nourishing twists on French classics are sure to enliven your home cooking.

@tartinegourmande

Helene Dujardin

charcuterie plate

Food and lifestyle photographer Helene Dujardin’s charming French food Instagram account is a visual thrill. Her mouthwatering images feature beautiful savory bakes (such as roast chicken coated in buttermilk) as well as hearty vegetable chowders and color-coordinated platters that are ideal for hosting your own apéro. Warning: just a gaze upon her Instagram will lead to a craving to rustle up something in the kitchen.

@helenedujardin

Paris Chez Sharon

palmiers dipped in chocolate

If you’re looking to perfect your pâtisserie skills (or simply want to marvel at some decadent French dishes) then follow journalist, author and pastry chef Sharon’s sugar-laden account. From Paris, Sharon shares her exquisitely indulgent recipes (and mouthwatering videos), which include moreish chocolate tresses, buttery croissants, divine petit-fours and much more — all of which you can recreate from the comfort of your own home.

@parischezsharon

Cédric Grolet

french pastries

The revered, multi-award-winning pastry chef of the iconic Michelin-starred destination Le Meurice (Alain Ducasse’s restaurant in Paris), Cédric is the undisputed star of the French pâtisserie scene. Follow his French food Instagram account for artful creations, where he applies a masterful brushstroke to everything from magnificent millefeuille to impossibly beautiful tarte aux fraises.

@cedricgrolet

Alain Passard

appetizer with lemon

The haute gastronomy chef and owner of the three-star Michelin Parisian restaurant, L’Arpège, Alain Passard’s Instagram account is a riot of color. His passion for crafting French food into fine art will get your culinary juices flowing and add excitement to any home-cooked meal. Follow his Instagram for inspired interpretations of simple dishes: think red Mullet but in a fabulously pink glaze of rhubarb or boiled turnips with fleur de sel that sparkle like little gems.

@alain_passard

Desserted in Paris

pink pastry and pink shoes

A French food account run by pastry chef and graphic designer Tal Spiegel, who lives in the City of Light, “Desserted in Paris” is an Instagram sensation. An aesthetically pleasing page where Tal posts images of shoes that perfectly match his pastries. This unique formula is surprisingly satisfying to endlessly browse through — think just-baked pastel-colored macarons offset by baby-pink loafers.

@desserted_in_paris

Plus une Miette

pumpkin fondue

Blogger and cookbook author Emilie Franzo’s Instagram feed consists of everything from comforting vegetarian dishes to elegant sharing platters and provides an ideal source of cooking inspiration for gourmands. Sharing plant-based recipes inspired by her travels from all over the world along with her authentic French cuisine, there is something for everyone to enjoy on this foodie favorite Instagram account.

@plus_une_miette

Steph à Table

mushroom gnocchi

Lyon-based food stylist, blogger and photographer Steph’s ardent passion for cooking is evident, and the posts and recipes she shares on her Instagram are an endless source of creativity when it comes to French cuisine  From stunningly presented tartes to hearty pasta dishes, her account is an excellent place to find French dinner recipes for all the seasons.

@stephatable

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