Top 10 foodie Instagrammers to get inspired by this Christmas

Christmas is just days away and you're faced with plenty of last-minute shopping and brainstorming for new festive recipes. Look no further, because we've trawled the most popular food-loving Instagram accounts for mouthwatering inspiration. Mince pies with a brioche base from Jamie Oliver's executive pastry chef, brussel sprouts with spices, maple syrup, date syrup, and orange juice from Deliciously Ella and a sugar, dairy and wheat-free berry cake from Fearne Cotton are just some of the tempting ideas you'll find...

Rosie Birkett @rosiefoodie
Food writer and cookbook author of A Lot On Her Plate Rosie is an excellent go-to for inspirational food snaps and recipes.


Plum crumble making.

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Jamie Oliver @jamieoliver
We love him, and his foodie photos. Check out Jamie's Instagram for a twist on any classic dish, and surprise guests this Christmas with any one of his creations.

Ella Woodward @deliciouslyella
Also known as Deliciously Ella, Ella is great for imaginative, colourful and healthy recipe ideas so a good call if you're trying to keep Christmas light this year. Hate brussel sprouts? The plant-ased food lover Deliciously Ella's sprouts roasted with spices, maple syrup, date syrup, and orange juice will win you over.

Hemsley + Hemsley @hemsleyhemsley
Hemsley sisters Jasmine and Melissa are a former model and restaurant marketer who are the new darlings of healthy eating. They've got The Art Of Eating Well down to a T.

Nigella Lawson @nigellalawson
We're pretty sure that Nigella's recipe for mince pies will be mouthwateringly good. Any of her recipes, in fact.


#recipeoftheday Star-Topped Mince Pies Photograph by Lis Parsons And the recipe is on my website; see clickable link in profile

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Alex Guarnaschelli @guarnaschelli
Food Network Celebrity chef and executive chef at New York's Butter restauran, Alex will Insta her way to your heart, both before, during and after Christmas.


Chocolate being spooned over toasted marshmallow ice cream #yaaas

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Yotam Ottolenghi @ottolenghi
If you've tried your hand at one of his recipes or eaten at one of his restaurants, you know you can turn to Ottolenghi for a magical explosion of flavours. His Instagram account is perfect for impressive ideas for festive dinners.


More from that pre-Xmas meal: outrageous cherry pavlova. #cherries #christmasfood

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Spoon, Fork, Bacon @spoonforkbacon
This US-based food stylist and photographer have pooled their skills to capture beautiful shots of delicious food. They have plenty of ideas for delicious foodie gifts this Christmas, from salted cashew brittle to yummy cookies.


Salted Cashew Brittle on the blog! Makes nice edible gifts too ☺️

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Ed Loftus @edloftus
Jamie Oliver's executive pastry chef shows off delectable recipe creations. Check out his take on mince pies, made with brioche base, cinnamon creme patisserie and mincemeat.

Fearne Cotton @fearnecotton
The former radio DJ has a cookbook coming out next year and her social media feed has officially turned foodie. Her bakes are perfect inspiration for alternative Christmas puds.


Sugar, dairy and wheat free berry cake ❤️❤️ freshly made 😍

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