It’s perhaps an unarguable fact (go on, try me…!) that Japanese food is the tastiest and prettiest kind of food there is. Whether it’s adorable Valentine’s Day bento boxes, indulgent vegan desserts or inventive menus featuring edible flowers, Japan is a treasure trove of seriously Instagrammable dishes. These eight must-follow accounts are just a small selection of what’s out there. So go forth and explore, but make sure you pack a snack as you are going to get HUNGRY.
1.The Only Onigiri For Me @nzngram
If you’re just beginning to venture into the delicious landscape of Japanese foodie accounts, this one is a perfect place to start because it looks entirely copyable, even if you don’t live in Japan. All you need is rice and some toppings to go along with the endless inspiration from the many different onigiri (rice ball) face combinations that @nzngram comes up with.
Plus, it’s suitable for everyone, at any occasion. I mean, who doesn’t like a pea-nosed smiling rice ball on their plate? Onigiri master Nin has great ideas for anybody who wishes to elicit a big smile on their loved ones’ faces.
2. A Family Affair @heavydrinker
Don’t let the name put you off. This account is all family charm and loveliness. Featuring homely photos from a family kitchen, this super-parent pours their heart and soul into every dish. All content is in Japanese but the themes are universal—it’s all about easy-to-prepare but delicious and healthy meals for busy families. If you like what you see here, you should check out @heavydrinker’s new book 冷凍ラクおかず (lit. Frozen Side Dishes) which features simple traditional recipes that can be prepped in advance …continue reading