“Patience is the key” believes Food Blogger Saloni Panda
Saloni Panda is a Pune based award-winning Food blogger. She started her blogging journey in July 2017 and has come a long way. She has won the Super Womaniya Award 2019 and recently won the Entrepreneur Award 2020 for Blogging. Saloni has been featured on many big platforms like Hindustan Times, International Business Times, Pop Diaries, Fablook celebrity magazine, Yahoo Lifestyle, and AsiaNet news to name a few but that is just the beginning of her long list of achievements. Apart from being an award-winning food blogger. She is also an Odissi Dancer and a Malaysia Book of record holder for abacus and mental arithmetic. She has won many laurels in the field of Odissi Dance too.
Saloni was always passionate about cooking and is a big foodie and that is when she decided to start her page on Instagram in 2017. Initially, she used to post home-cooked food. “I never looked at the photography aspect when I started, I was a beginner and didn’t have any idea but slowly I realized how important it is to make your page look appealing in order to attract to more audience,” she says. “I changed my style of posting and that is when I got more traction for my page” she adds. A year into blogging, she started getting invites from restaurants and also got brand collaborations and slowly started getting recognized for her work my multiple media websites and also won awards for her work.
Saloni continues to be consistent in her work and has big dreams. Saloni credits her success to her parents and her younger brother who have always been supportive of her. Her father passed away in 2019 leaving the family in shock and ever since her mother has been her biggest strength. “I love that my family never stopped me from doing what I love and that is what matters the most in any individual’s success. I have bigger dreams and I want to achieve all of it with the blessings of my family and the universe” she says.