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Iftar recipes: 7 Instagram accounts to follow that will inspire you to get creative in the kitchen

Check out these foodie Instagrammers for inspiration on cooking up a storm in the kitchen for your family this Ramadan. Illustrated with beautiful videos and pictures, these grids feature easy to follow recipes sure to spark a chorus of “yum!”

Iftar table set up with decoration
So you’ve got the decoration down but what’s on the menu? Iftar spread by Party Camel.

As we’re not going out for Iftar this year, we’re bringing the celebrations inside by festively decorating our homes and cooking up a storm in our own kitchen.

To spark your taste buds and creative juices we’ve rounded up seven of the best Instagrammers who are sharing their Iftar spreads and recipes on their grids.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro in the kitchen or if you usually leave it to the professionals, these pages will leave you feeling inspired to create your own delicious spread to share with your family.

Cooking with Zahra

For Arabesque flavours with a modern twist, Zahra is your go-to. With her own food delivery service, cookbook and TV shows underneath her belt, the half-Persian, half-Sudanese self-taught chef knows a thing or two about resilience and Middle Eastern cuisine.

Spinneys Dubai

Sharing tastiest recipes year round, Spinneys bring meals from around the world to life. Using fresh ingredients that you can find in their store, the meals are simple to follow and produce great results.

Yellow dahl with fresh chillis
Fresh ingredients make for delicious meals. Yellow dahl with fresh chillis.

Chef In Disguise

Food blogger from Jordan, Sawsan shares her family friendly creations on her Instagram page. Known for her sharing platters and Middle Eastern flavours, you’ll find plenty of colourful inspiration photographed beautifully with simple instructions to follow along.

My Kitchen Vibes

Nicknamed the ‘Za’atar lady’, Rasha Hachem shares recipes with Lebanese flair on her Instagram page. You’ll find plenty of traditional dishes along with modern inspirations from all over the world. We particularly like the look of her sweet treats, as Rasha coins “Ramadan dessert goals”!

Arabic dessert made with semolina
Her Halawet dessert is made using semolina and sugar syrup.

Dubai Food Fest

Encouraging residents to #stayhome, Dubai Food Fest are bringing cooking classes and recipes to their Instagram page. They’re streaming live cooking tutorials from local chefs and bakers live daily on their stories so you can follow along with the experts.


Foodie Youtuber, Sarah from @mama.feed dreams up tasty Egyptian fare which she shares on Instagram and Youtube. As well as being traditional in flavour, her recipes are simple to follow and make for the perfect dishes to share with family.

Arabic salad with chicken
Learn how to make traditional Egyptian recipes that are perfect for sharing around an Iftar table.


Professional chef Hania shares her delicious Middle Eastern recipes on her grid with a mix of healthy meals and sweet treats. While on her stories she shares inspiration from her own Iftar spreads.

If your child has a birthday during Ramadan this year, why not throw them a virtual birthday party after Iftar using these tips?

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