Kenyan TikTok accounts to follow for some festive cooking inspiration

    The festive season is here, and nothing is quite synonymous with this time of the year other than family and delicious food. As we start with the festive preparations and mouth-watering feasts, some inspiration will come in handy – and what better place to go to than the entertainment platform, TikTok, where food trends begin and go viral online.

    Going on the platform, the main food hashtag #FoodTok currently sits at over 11 billion global views – giving all certified foodies and novice cooks a great variation of cooking hacks and fun recipes to drool over. In Africa, #DecemberTreats has garnered over 3.4 million views, proving that food content is growing on the platform.

    This has changed the narrative in Kenya as well, where local TikTok creators are on top of the game – making it easy for locals to recreate meals through several hashtags including #kenyanfood and #foodieske.

    This December, the TikTok Community can look forward to celebrating food, friends & family with the #DecemberTreats hashtag.  Local creator _aq9ine_ will be hosting a LIVE on 22 December at 11:00 (EAT) making tasty dishes in under 30 minutes.

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    Looking to make show-stopping festive meals that will not only surprise you but also impress your friends and family, then look no further. Make this year’s celebration magical by getting step by step simple recipes from the following popular TikTok accounts to help you create mouthwatering delights to make your Christmas sweet and stress-free.

    1.                Simpleyemi

    Yes, it is easy to make your favourite dishes and simply enjoy a good time while at it. Simple Yemi takes you through easy to follow steps whether you are making breakfast, snacking or a perfectly roasted chicken for family occasions.

    2.                Campusmama

    Campusmama takes you on a journey across Africa to experience the different cuisines from locals like mukimo to West Africa’s Jollof rice. Here are some of her tips;

    3.                Kamwari

    Because Happiness comes from within, this account run by a self-taught chef is for foodies with custom tastes and those seeking inspiration to be the best cooks this season. Check it out:

    –                   https://www.tiktok.com/@kamwari_/video/7023485971815533825

    –                   https://www.tiktok.com/@kamwari_/video/7023742772389727489

    –                   https://www.tiktok.com/@kamwari_/video/7035157582448807169

    –                   https://www.tiktok.com/@kamwari_/video/7035906464489147650

    4.                Foodstakenya

    Let the food hunt begin. FoodstaKenya takes you on a food hunt mission and opens you to an array of some of Mombasa’s best dishes and places you will get the perfect mix of recipes at friendly prices.

    5.                pikachakula

    Pikachakula brings you tasty local and international recipes. From budget to exquisite dishes there is something every day for everybody to enjoy.  Here are some of their affordable delicacies:

    6.                Dropsofcaramel

    Not too keen to cook this festive season? Below are some amazing recipes, barbecues, pizza, and top reviews of the best restaurants and food joints you can sample around Nairobi, please take a look at ‘dropsofcaramel’ videos here: