There's nothing like looking at (and eating) really, really good food.
Thanks to good ol' Instagram, looking at droolworthy, sumptuous food is all the more possible. At a quick click, we can view dishes and desserts cooked and eaten by people around the world. While some people share quick, dimly-lit snaps of their latest virtuous acai bowl (everyone's guilty), others use Insta to showcase the food they've spent hours creating and beautifully photographing.
These are the Australian food Instagrammers who are constantly stepping up their game, giving us food pervs a growing gallery of jaw-droppingly good food and equally jaw-dropping photos.
1. Hippie Lane @talinegabriel
If you love the taste or look of raw desserts (and colourful, healthy food in general), Hippie Lane is the place to
be scroll. The Sydney-based raw treat queen and mum of two, Taline Gabriel, curates the most stunning Instagram feed filled with colourful raw cakes, raweos (yep, raw Oreos), banana ice cream and fruit bowls.
2. Gather and Feast @gatherandfeast
The brains behind Gather and Feast's recipes and stunning photographs is the talented Ashley Alexander, hailing from Melbourne. This Instagram account is all about beautiful, simple food photographed in a moody style -- in other words, it's impossible to stop scrolling.
3. George Eats @georgeeats
Melbourne-based food photographer and recipe developer Georgia McDermott uses her Instagram to showcase vibrant, comforting food with modern twists. At just 24-years-old, her droolworthy shots of gluten free blueberry-studded brownies and goat's cheese pesto pasta will make you want to lick the screen.
4. Not Quite Nigella @notquitenigella
Lorraine Elliott, one of Australia's top food bloggers, happens to also have an Instagram full of tasty baked goods and comfort meals. Lorraine's food escapades, as well as her cakes, pies and tarts, will send your heart in a flurry.
5. Panaceas Pantry @panaceas_pantry
You haven't seen vibrant food until you've come across the stunning creations by the sisters, Kate and Jade, behind this vegan Instagram account. Panaceas Pantry is all about fresh, wholesome and colourful meals, with their beautifully photographed images inspiring you to get in your own kitchen.
6. Cook Republic @cookrepublic
Sydney food photographer and blogger Sneh Roy is an Insta force to be reckoned with. The fresh, comforting food she makes begs to be inhaled, while her food photography and styling skills makes you want to step inside the moody-lit, entrancing world that is Cook Republic.
7. I’m Still Hungry @imstillhungry_
"Keeping Sydney-siders hungry" is precisely what Michel Shen's Instagram does. From mountain-high ice cream cones to greasy triple-meat burgers, I'm Still Hungry is junk food porn at its finest.
8. Andrew Bowdy @andybowdy
Homygod. You've never seen cakes quite like this. The mastermind behind these magestic cakes is Andrew Bowdy, who is the commander-in-chief of Andy Bowdy Pastry. Can we please have all of it? Now?
9. Blendlove @blendlove
Yes, another cake Instagram feed -- because cake is life, and everyone knows it. If symmetry and perfect patterns are your thing, you will be delighted at the feed of raw dessert makers, Blendlove.
10. Delicious Australia @deliciousaus
From hearty ragu and red wine beef to banana cake and honeycomb pancakes, Delicious Australia has you covered. With gorgeous photos of delicious everyday meals and treats, this Instagram account is what you want to scroll through late at night when you're hungry but couldn't be arsed to get out of bed.