Saloni Panda is a Pune based Food blogger with over 58,000 plus followers on Instagram. She started her journey in July 2017 where she used to post the recipes that she made at home.
"It was my passion for cooking and eating that made me start my page" she says. "A year after I started blogging, I got invites from many restaurants in Pune and I started covering these places on my Instagram, Google Reviews and on Zomato" she adds.
Saloni has achieved a lot at just age of 22 and has a long way to go. Apart from being a Food blogger, she is a multi talented young woman who has received the Malaysia Book of Records for Abacus and is also a versatile Odissi dancer and choreographer. She has won many laurels in the field of Odissi dance too. "I believe, apart from academics, it is extremely important to learn something in extra curricular activities. You should also pursue your passion along with academics" she says.
Over the years of her blogging journey, Saloni has received a lot of recognition and awards. She won the SuperWomaniya Award 2019 for her multi talents and recently won TEOI Entrepreneur Award 2020 for Food blogging. She has been recognized by many news websites like HIndustan Times, Times Now, Yahoo Lifestyle, The Indian Saga, International Business Times, NewsByte, Fablook celebrity magazine and AsiaNet News to name a few. She has also made vlogs and many recipes for the Times Now Food channel "The Foodie".
"There is a quote I read somewhere which says 'Follow your passion and success will follow you' and I truly believe that", she says.
When asked about her future plans, she says that she wishes to host her own Food and Travel show someday.