Have you ever ordered something from a restaurant and wondered if you can recreate the recipe at home? Thanks to YouTube, you can! Whether you’re looking for a new dish to try or wanting to up your game in the kitchen, the video platform has something in store for you.
Here are some YouTube channels you can check out (or keep going back to!) so you can surprise the family with new home-cooked dishes:
Lemon Blueberry Muffins – Recipe By ZaTaYaYummy
Chua Zong Han is a YouTube content creator and blogger who loves to bake, eat, and travel. Inspired by his mum, Zong Han began his passion for baking when he was 14. His cooking channel, ZaTaYaYummy, features baking recipes and tutorials. Call your children to the kitchen and together, whip up Nutella muffins or no-bake strawberry cheesecake. Who knows, you might just discover a new chef in the house!
Started by friends JJ, Yingda, Chris, and Jonathan, The MeatMen takes on home cooking in an easier, less intimidating way. By using video recipes, the channel gives viewers a glimpse of how easy it is to create awesome dishes like braised pork belly with abalone and Sio Bak with Mandarin orange mustard. Practise well and your new specialty will be the highlight of your next potluck event!
For its love of food and sharing, Share Food Singapore has become one of Asia’s leading cooking YouTube channels featuring Asian recipes. The channel shows just how simple it is to recreate favourite Asian dishes you mostly eat in restaurants. The next time you’re thinking of eating out with the family, try to make your own instead. You can prepare sweet and sour sea cucumber with fish for dinner or pan-seared chicken paella for a weekend treat!
Wondering what it’s like to have a YouTube channel if you and your husband both love to eat? Spice ‘N Pans, a YouTube channel by couple Roland and Jamie, takes you through a culinary journey by featuring home-cooked recipes they both love to share. The channel was created as a weekend passion, a way for both of them to take a break from their full-time jobs. Now that’s something you can do with your husband! Bond over braised duck with preserved vegetables recipe or share your craving for black pepper beef.
Learn how to make local recipes like Soon Kueh and Kueh Ko Sweeh when you tune in to Kitchen Tigress, a YouTube recipe channel featuring your all-time favourite Singaporean dishes and Peranakan delicacies. With over 50 videos to choose from, you’ll be an expert of these cuisines in no time.
If you’re all about making simple meals for an ordinary day with loved ones, Cuisine Paradise got you covered. This channel was created by Ellena, a self-confessed foodie who likes to share her own recipes while taking photos and videos of them. Check out this Salmon Fried Rice & Kau Kee Vegetable Soup recipe or this Wanton Pasta dish for a nice treat that will surely appeal to everyone!