Can’t wait to know what’s going to be big food trends next year? Well, it looks like that in 2019, people will be baking their own bread and smearing it with batches of homemade jam. It appears that we’ll also eat a lot of snacks and ice-cream, all food trends that you won’t definitely miss put in 2019!
Here’s our selection of the top food trends to absolutely watch for in 2019:
Irish food trends
The upcoming 2019 will be the year we get stuck into pepper, peanut and egusi (melon seed) soups, jollof and moin moin (steamed bean pudding).
We’ll start experimenting with bitter winter salads featuring chicory, radicchio and cavolo nero. Get ahead of the trend and try our best ever salads.
Almost a third of 16-25 year olds are going alcohol-free in Ireland. Try our Christmas mocktails over the festive season, and see if you can find any difference.
World food trends
In 2019, more people will try their hand at making bread at home, especially fermented and sourdough loaves. Get ahead of the trend with these two recipes:
These days it seems like every trendy food item has an artisanal, homemade touch and jam is no different. In 2019, you’ll be pairing your homemade bread with homemade jam, too. Try our tasty jams:
People look more and more for recipes containing mushrooms. Although it is likely we’ll find mushrooms in unexpected food and drinks like coffee or ice-cream, you can get ahead of the trend with some of our best mushroom recipes:
Dried shrimp, cuttlefish paste, water lily seeds, plant-based tuna alternatives with algae ingredients and crispy snackable salmon skins, amongst other seafood flavour inspirations.
All you adventurous eaters, pay attention! Oxtail is going to start showing up on the dinner table in 2019 — especially in slow-cooker friendly dishes.
It appears we are entering a new era of snacking — higher protein and lower-carb combos will continue to trend across snacking categories. We’ll also see more probiotics through products like granola, porridge, nut butters and soups.
Pecans’ consumption is growing more and more, and this trend is expected to invade the world’s market in 2019. They’re delicious, nutritious and an ideal snack.
This one will be a very healthy option for any pasta lover in 2019!