ethnic breakfast trends

The International Breakfast Food Trend

Sometimes a stack of sticky pancakes with maple syrup won’t do. Sometimes you need something with some salt and umami – something that’ll wake up your taste buds and make you break a sweat. If you’re someone who empties a bottle of hot sauce on your eggs in the morning, you’ll be happy to hear…

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hawaiian food trends

Hawaiian “Local Food” On The Mainland

Most traditional Hawaiian food came from somewhere else. Early Polynesians brought taro, yams, coconut, bananas, sugarcane, pork, and chicken. Europeans and Americans built sugarcane and pineapple plantations, which brought immigrants and cuisine from China, Korea, Japan, Portugal, and the Philippines. There were Mormon Samoans, Mexican cowboys, and then American GIs who introduced islanders to the…

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dark chocolate trend

Food Trend: To the Bitter End

Chefs work with all of the tastes to create balance: salt, sweet, sour, bitter, and umami. We all have a special place in our hearts for salt, sweet, sour, and umami…but bitter?

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Food and Drink Trend: Charred, Smoked, and Barrel-Aged

Using fire and smoke to cook is a culinary trend in 2016, but it goes back about a million years. It all started when Grok and his buddies threw a hunk of Wooly Mammoth on a fire, and it was good. After a while, they experimented with the Wooly Mammoth ribeye and t-bone. Eventually, the…

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food trends

Food Trends: The Story On Root-To-Stalk Cooking

Root-to-stalk cooking, the concept of using the whole fruit or vegetable, is a growing trend in the United States. But the concept isn’t new. It’s already a way of life for “waste not” generations and people all around the world.

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spreadable cheese trend

Trending In Snacks: Spreadable Cheese

What comes to mind when you think of spreadable cheese? We’re guessing it’s probably either the almond-covered log your parents would break out for guests during the holidays or the herby stuff in the plastic tub.

Click here to read about the spreadable cheese trend past and present.

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