ThemeShift Epicurean : Best Food Blogging Theme for WordPress

We are happy to introduce Epicurean which is a food blogging theme by ThemeShift. This theme has multiple homepage layout options so you never have to use traditional blog style. It provides recipe listing feature and index page so that user can easily browse recipes on your site. Developers though to create a complete solution for food bloggers so they can share their food ideas using videos, images, photo gallery and recipe listing features.

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Epicurean Demo - ThemeShift Food Blog theme for Recipes

Let’s check out different aspect of this food blog template to see how it can work for your blogging needs. Let me tell you ThemeShift has developed it for multiple niche so it works for food, lifestyle, health all blog niches.

Epicurean ThemeShift : Homepage Features

Frontpage Layouts : Three choices are available for homepage area so you can select list or grid style homepage. Demo shows simple list type homepage with single column layout. It shows stories in featured style using large featured images, big titles and excerpt mode. Administrator can use full-view or excerpt view style to highlight posts on homepage.

When you pick grid style then you get 2 columns in content area and single sidebar. Here you are will see two choices : Grid with sidebar, and Without sidebar. So it is upto you to choose any post view style and home layout that works best.

Grid Layout - Epicurean Homepage

Top Slider : Epicurean has best slider which adds beauty to homepage area. All posts that you add into slider is displayed in full-width featured style with text overlays. Every slide shows custom title, details, and link. The slideshow runs in automatic mode by scrolling one by one post with given interval. User can see manual navigation arrows by hovering mouse on slider.

This is good spot to highlight popular or important recipes or blog posts. Options panel will provide all slideshow management options so user never have to waste time on manual work.

Frontpage Slider - Epicurean

Widgets Collection : ThemeShift offers several content and social media widgets within widgets section. So you can always find a way to display Instagram feed, Recent posts, Categories, Social links and other stuff.

Epicurean WordPress Theme : Blog Features

Post Styles : This Food blogging theme has custom blog post styles like Standard, Gallery, Video, Audio etc. That means, you will be getting advanced blog post features to share videos, music tracks, and photo gallery in proper way. Once you add featured image to every post then it will automatically create unique featured preview as per post type.

Post Styles - Epicurean

Every post style gives you choice to use Banner or simple style. If you use post with banner then it will display video, gallery and media item on the top of the post. The banner sections is located on the top, before content area. It shows custom background image behind banner section. The rest post title and contents are shown on the bottom of banner region.

The banner area is used to show media as main focus, as a result your readers will have great engaging experience. Epicurean WordPress theme uses best typography style and big featured images to keep visitors focused on articles. Having these featured available in default package, you don’t need much effort to create a content friendly website.

Epicurean Blog Post with header

Single Post Features : The post shows big header with bold title. You will see full-width featured images (parallax scroll) behind all post titles. The right side will show custom widgets if you have selected widgetized layout. The bottom section shows content sharing button for all social media platforms. Bottom section also shows Author box, Related posts and comments section.

Epicurean After Post Elements

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Recipe Post Type : The demo shows the preview of recipe post which shows all steps in nice way. The recipe listing module helps you to share all details like Course, Preparation time, cook time with icons. Right below that, you can add ingredients and and instructions using bullets (points/numbers). Hence, novice user don’t have to spend lots of time for recipe listing formatting.

Just add details into recipe listing system and it will show all information in right way. Thanks to Epicurean for adding best recipe listing feature so that recipe and food experts can share their ideas in professional way. User will see recipe print button (top right corner) which automatically generates print for only recipe (leaving all surrounding elements aside).

Recipe Listing Post - Epicurean ThemeShift

Recipe Index Page : This page helps you to mange all recipes listing in proper way. It shows category sections on index page where all similar recipes are listed at one place. See the demo which shows “Appetizers & Dips” section with 3 columns. Just below that, it shows “Main Dishes” category section with relevant post.

The purpose of recipe index page is to provide easy access to all recipe categories and and posts. It shows featured thumbnails and title which links to full post. So visitors can come and see all featured entire and find their favourite recipe from index page.

Recipe Index Listing Page - Epicurean

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