All posts tagged: open letter

In Defence of Food Bloggers

I’m not usually one to get defensive and snappy (not in my writing, anyway) but it’s come to my attention over the last few months of blogging that a lot of people seem to have an axe to grind with food bloggers. I’ve seen some pretty strong statements from people on why they think food bloggers are just bad in general, and I think they’re pretty unnecessary. So I’ve taken the two complaints that I see most often, and find to be the silliest, to explain why they suck. Why do food bloggers feel the need to tell us their life story? Get to the recipe! If you’re cruising the internet for recipes instead of coughing up the few quid it would cost you to buy a recipe book, you should probably take a second and reflect on that before whining about the format in which free recipes are being delivered to you. People sometimes spend hours working on the stories behind their recipes because they love sharing their own personal connection with the food they’re …