Whether you're a sous chef extraordinaire in the making or a klutz in the kitchen with two left hands, if you're looking for ideas for your next big fancy dress dinner party or just want to impress your loved ones, check out these five exciting cooking channels.
1. Sorted Food
From the very basics of cooking to aspirational recipes like the notoriously difficult Dim Sum, the boys at Sorted Food teach you how to cook with inspiration, tips and tricks provided by people from around the world. With super doable and entertaining instructional, Sorted is bound to satisfy your inner glutton.
Total Subscribers: 9.1 Million+
Total Views: 154 Millions+
Since: March 2010
Tasty is the visually tantalising food channel launched by Buzzfeed this year. You won't be able to keep your hands off the food processor after you get a taste of its bite-sized how-to videos, which range from unbelievable no-bake dessert recipes to bizarre and yummy fusion dishes like Chicken Curry Fries.
Total Subscribers: 9.0 Million+
Total Views: 3.2 Billions+
Since: July 2015
3. Cooking with Dog
In Cooking with Dog, a mysterious chef recreates a variety of mouthwatering Japanese dishes while a gray poodle named Francis narrates the recipes in English. It's a quirky and slightly more challenging channel, perfect for the adventurous.
Total Subscribers: 1.07 Million+
Total Views: 132 Millions+
Since: September 2007
4. Hilah Cooking
Embarrassed you can't poach an egg? Welcome to Cooking 101. Instructor Hilah Johnson will teach you everything you need to know about basic cooking techniques, as well as how to make your very own marshmallows and tortillas. With playlists for vegetarians, party food and beginner recipes, whip up a classy meal for yourself and your friends and decrease your weekly take-out frequency.
Total Subscribers: 288K+
Total Views: 27 Millions+
Since: January 2010
5. Gemma Stafford
This one's for the master bakers who love beautiful over-the-top recipes. The charming Gemma Stafford, a professionally trained chef from Ireland, will walk you through 1-minute microwave mug recipes, cake ideas for any occasion, and just about any dessert recipe you can think of. If you can't satiate your sweet tooth, check out her channel on YouTube for hundreds of tempting recipes.
Total Subscribers: 559K+
Total Views: 31 Millions+
Since: September 2013