What are the best YouTube cooking channels?

Cooking a good meal is no easy feat, that's why it's always best to consult professionals who know what they're doing in the kitchen. Take a look at these best cooking channels on YouTube and learn the step-by-step process of cooking and beyond, while being simultaneously entertained!

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    #1[CHANNEL] Binging with Babish

    [CHANNEL] Binging with Babish

    Binging with Babish is a cooking channel on YouTube whose content is centered on dishes recreated from pop culture references in movies and TV shows. The channel has new episodes every week.

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    Amy Franklin
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "Awesome channel! I'm really glad to discover their cooking videos. Aside from recipes, sir Andrew Rea also uploads lots of tips and tricks like how to cook the perfect steak or how to slice nicely "
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    #2[CHANNEL] Cooking with Dog

    [CHANNEL] Cooking with Dog

    Cooking with Dog is a YouTube cooking channel with over 1 million subscribers that is based in Japan. The cooking show on YouTube is hosted by a mysterious female chef and a dog named Francis.

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    Ai Dai
    Written on June 28, 2019
    "In my opinion, this is the one of the best cooking channels on youtube simply because it isn't like any other channel about food i've watched on youtube. it's unique considering the host of the show is mainly a dog, makes it even more interesting to watch!!"
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    #3[CHANNEL] Food Wishes

    [CHANNEL] Food Wishes

    Food Wishes is a channel on YouTube that is centered on cooking food with recipes that are easy to follow. Through this channel, viewers can improve their culinary skills and learn new recipes.

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    Nancy Rodriguez
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "Great channel for kitchen beginners like me. The food they make looks so elegant and at first you might think its impossible for you to make but if you continue watching, the step by step process makes everything looks so easy to make "

DID YOU KNOW?

For some, cooking can be a strenuous activity. Batches of food that needs a lot of preparing, can be a burden — especially when you've only got two hands working. But did you know that cooking can actually benefit your mental health? We know it's fun to sit at home and watch the best Youtube cooking channels or cooking TV shows all day. But experts also say that people with mental health problems reduce stress, anxiety, and even relieve depression when cooking, that they're using it as therapy!

Culinary Therapy, or Kitchen Therapy involves activities related to cooking, and of course, cooking itself. When you're in the kitchen whipping up your next meal, the very process of peeling onions, chopping garlic, or washing meat, actually lets you practice mindfulness by focusing in the moment, which reduces stress. Secondly, for those with a wide imagination, cooking can be a creative outlet. Want to put a dash of chocolate shavings on that chicken you're searing? Go right ahead, the possibilities are endless! This lets you express yourself and up your confidence. In addition, cooking is a naturally rewarding experience. After your time hustling in the kitchen, and making the house smell oh so delicious, it's finally time to dig in and savor that food you've been working on. This makes a great-reward system that would make you say, "Hey look ma, I made it!" which is a powerful tool to boost self-esteem and happiness! Now, we're not saying this would work 100% for everyone and would cure you. But if you're feeling a little bummed out and want to try if this technique actually works, or if you just really want to get into cooking, there are tons of recipe apps that could teach you what and how to cook!

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    #4[CHANNEL] Maangchi

    [CHANNEL] Maangchi

    Maangchi is a Korean-American Youtuber and author. She is notable for producing cooking videos centered around Korean cuisine. She started her channel on April 3, 2007, and now has over two million subscribers.

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    Pamela Meyer
    Written on June 28, 2019
    "I love korean food so automatically maangchi is the cooking channel for me. I love her voice and videos. Thanks for this~"
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    #5[CHANNEL] Tasty

    [CHANNEL] Tasty

    Tasty is a channel on YouTube with food challenges and video recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts, and more. The cooking channel also has shows like Making It Big and I Draw, You Cook.

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    Zachary Stone
    Written on June 28, 2019
    "i first discovered the channel through fb because i always see their videos around but after a while i saw it's apparently a youtube channel with so much good recipes, makes me want to try them myself!!! :)"
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    #6[CHANNEL] Laura in the Kitchen

    [CHANNEL] Laura in the Kitchen

    Laura in the Kitchen is a channel about Laura's love for cooking and the kitchen. She imparts her passion for cooking to her three million subscribers through her informative cooking videos.

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    Aanya Tata
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "got to love Laura and her simple yet magical kitchen! Her cooking videos are not intimidating and you can actually copy all of them. Less transitions so you'll really feel as if you're cooking with her "
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    #7[CHANNEL] Jamie Oliver

    [CHANNEL] Jamie Oliver

    This channel was established by popular chef and food personality, Jamie Oliver. It offers easy to follow food recipes and cooking tutorials. The channel also showcases food recipes and submissions from young talents all over the world

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    Chan Wang
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "This is my go to cooking channel may it be for simple or special dishes. I also love the cooking hacks that they share, I find them really helpful "
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    #8[CHANNEL] ChefSteps

    [CHANNEL] ChefSteps

    ChefSteps is a YouTube cooking channel that takes a more scientific and meticulous approach to cooking. It features creative dishes with a twist using various new techniques and tools while still staying faithful to the traditional recipe.

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    Aditya Rodrigues
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "in the cooking vids that they upload I really saw how they want viewers to pay attention to every single detail and I love that. The way they breakdown a dish is like science and cooking combined. "
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    #9[CHANNEL] Kunal Kapur

    [CHANNEL] Kunal Kapur

    Kunal Kapur is a celebrity, judge and host of an Indian TV series, MasterChef India. He also became a host and judge in Junior Masterchef India Season 1. He has a YouTube cooking channel which has over 1 million subscribers.

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    #10[CHANNEL] CookingShooking

    [CHANNEL] CookingShooking

    CookingShooking is a YouTube cooking channel by Yaman Agarwal, a food enthusiast and a budding chef. He has over 2 million subscribers. On his channel, he provides healthy recipes, guide on eggless baking, cafe style recipes, and more.

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    #11[CHANNEL] Village Food Factory

    [CHANNEL] Village Food Factory

    Village Food Factory is a YouTube channel that features street foods, village foods, travel foods and more. Based in India, this channel was created in 2015. 

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    Dinesh Kumar
    Written on January 9, 2019
    "All the videos are awesome posted by the old man who is cooking great. He should be on top of the list. Please visit his Youtube channel."

Summary

Best What are the best YouTube cooking channels
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1[CHANNEL] Binging with BabishVideos 18 Free
2[CHANNEL] Cooking with DogVideos 13 Free
3[CHANNEL] Food WishesVideos 7 Free
4[CHANNEL] MaangchiVideos 4 Free
5[CHANNEL] TastyVideos 3 Free
6[CHANNEL] Laura in the KitchenVideos 2 Free
7[CHANNEL] Jamie OliverVideos 1 Free
8[CHANNEL] ChefStepsVideos 1 Free
9[CHANNEL] Kunal KapurVideos 0 Free
10[CHANNEL] CookingShookingVideos 0 Free
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