With many of us cooped up at home, smartphones in hand, trends have gone viral at an acceleration like never before. and food trends are no exception. In 2020, the Internet was flooded with recipes for dalgona coffee, ube cheese treats, and sushi bake, among many others. Here, we round up the top ten dining trends that ruled 2021—how many have you tried?
1. Air Frying
Since its inception in 2010, the air fryer has come and gone in popularity—but in 2021, the kitchen appliance saw a significant upward trend. Apart from offering a healthier alternative to deep-fried dishes, the device also provides rapid cooking and minimal mess. Either due to increased attention to our health or more time spent at home to rediscover forgotten purchases, air fryer recipes were frequently searched and rapidly exchanged this year.