Food

12 culinary trends to follow in 2019

By observing dietary patterns and how we cook, we note that it is important to focus on good nutritional values and ethical consumption.
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1. Vegan vegetable dishes

In 2019, vegetables will continue to take more and more space on our plates. Looking at global trends, it's clear that vegan dishes, from snacks to desserts, are becoming fashionable. Indeed, they are not only consumed by vegans, but also many people have incorporated vegetarian recipes into their diet.

2. Bowls

This is the new healthy food trend of the moment. Most often found Poke bowls, Budha bowls , Smoothies bowls . The diversity and options are endless, but the most important is to serve a nice portion in a nice bowl.

3. Alternatives to rapid restoration

For fast food, you can find more nutritious alternatives with healthier foods, such as cauliflower pizzas, zucchini spaghetti, cabbage chips or banana ice cream.

4. Middle Eastern and West African Cuisines

Middle Eastern cuisine has many specialties such as humus and falafel, made with a variety of spices such as cumin, coriander, cinnamon and cardamom. West African cuisine is less known, but equally delicious, often made of rice, vegetables, meat, stews and scented with red pepper and ginger.

5. Mushrooms

This year, the main ingredient will be the mushroom, because of their multiple health benefits. Some may reproduce the taste of meat and there will be an increasing number of exotic mushrooms in supermarkets.

6. Fermented foods and beverages

In 2019, there will be more and more pickled cucumbers, cabbage juice, kefir, but that's not all, you will also find more and more fruits and vegetables fermented on the shelves.

7. Alcohol-free cocktails

To give up alcohol becomes a kind of fashion, the alcohol-free cocktails will continue to grow strongly.

8. Food powders

You've probably heard about powders like maca, spirulina, turmeric, as well as palm cabbage, mushroom powders served in the form of drinks, breakfast, desserts or even pastries, which have effects positive on health.

9. Ice cream

Ice cream will be one of the most popular desserts in 2019. New shapes and flavors are to be discovered such as ice cream rolls, with vegan recipes.

10. New taste: slightly bitter

 

This is what restaurant chefs are integrating more and more into their dishes.

11. Insects

This trend has not yet arrived everywhere, but it is becoming more and more widespread around the world. Insects are a great source of low fat protein. In some countries, there are restaurants that offer insects on their menu. There are also farms for the mass production of insects and this will soon be on store shelves.

12. Ecology

Less plastic and food waste is the challenge in 2019. The advocates of this cause propose to use and integrate, in many forms, products such as barely too ripe fruit or dried herbs.

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