George Bernard Shaw had famously said, “There is no love sincerer than the love of food”. Over the years I have believed that to be true and no matter who or how you are disappointed. Good mood, sad mood, celebration food, there is always a reason to celebrate or ponder over food. Zomato, Swiggy, Uber Eats now have spread far and wide and offer full-fledged service to almost every corner. These hunger saviors truly make work easy and give you the comforts of enjoying good food without leaving your home.
If you are trying to find references as to where you can dine or which restaurant is trending, or what you should order from the place that is on your wish list, you can read online reviews and make arrangements accordingly. Food blogging is a huge trend and almost everyone is trying to contribute by posting online reviews and comments to enlighten people around the globe.
Being a food blogger is an amazing hobby as it helps one to pursue their passion and try out new culinary delights. Whether eating out or making something at home, these bloggers are always trying to share their views to help people find and guide on food. Here you will also come across recipes that you can try at home besides recommendations to restaurants. The number of blogs you find online not only inspire but also gives you foodgasm. Most of the food bloggers do not stop at web blogging, but also very much active in social microblogging sites like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr etc. A perfectly curated list of food experts helps you discover more than just food.
That is not all, there are also groups that are dedicatedly giving a different culinary experience to its customer and constantly keeping their patrons engaged by conducting various food festivals and events. What is more is that there are varied choices of vegetarian and non-vegetarian food that will surely keep you busy in the days to come.
The food blogs are generally simple to navigate and understand. If you are looking for a recipe, you will find the story related to it and a few pictures of the finished food that is followed by recipe instructions. The recipe is concise and easy to understand and makes a perfect base for a beginner cook to start. Then it will be followed with a few more photographs, ingredients, and detailed method which is easy and simple to understand. The pictures are often so tempting that you will find yourself preparing the same
Some bloggers specialize in certain cuisines. There are several category labels to choose from which includes but is not limited to regional specialties, beverage, breakfast, curry, desserts and sweets, one-pot meals, snacks, reviews, and so on. Some of the blogs are also highly detailed and consist of a descriptive history of the recipe followed by detailed recipe instructions that are usually accompanied by a picture at every step. This will help you understand how to cook delicious dishes easily and quickly.
Bloggers often love to share their food recipes especially with their own twist, attend food events, cooking and photographing their dishes making it a complete package. If you want some no-nonsense recipes which are short and easy to understand then you are sure to find them. In addition to this, you will also learn about upcoming events and can even participate or register, on case-to-case basis. You can even take membership into these groups and can start sharing your food journey with the readers.
Wondering if you can be a professional food blogger and make big bucks – that is also possible. Getting a job as a professional blogger is much easier than starting at ground zero with your own blog. Those who get a job with an established company can earn a good living right off the bat. Moreover, honestly, there are many who are really into this, because like a business, this needs time to build up.
A blog itself is not really a business—it is more of a platform for other income streams. Your content alone will not likely make money initially. You also need to have advertisers, sell services like consulting or speaking, use affiliate marketing to get a percentage of sales from links people click on your blog, or maybe offer products like e-books or premium content to generate the actual income. People need to believe your brand and you need to invest a good amount of time.
As a practice, writing at least one post a day is best, but that one post could take hours of research, writing, and editing, depending on the content. As Hippocrates has said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”, you too can follow your food blog journey and make the best of it.