Banana bread to pizza cereals: Top baking trends of 2020
With the pandemic limiting consumption of restaurant food, people — many of whom were first-timers — had to hit their kitchens to prepare their meals. In the process, while enthusiasts chose to compensate for delicacies by whipping them at home, many others came up with new kinds of food combinations. What emerged in the process was a range of food trends that caught people’s attention.
From banana bread to pizza cereals, people started baking a variety of foods. Here are the top baking trends from 2020:
Banana bread: A Google Trends report from Apil 2020 found banana bread to be the most-searched recipe online. Ever since banana bread became viral, celebrities like Alia Bhatt, Shilpa Shetty and Sonam Kapoor, among others, tried their versions of the popular recipe.
Focaccia bread art: As people struggled with the monotony brought about by the lockdowns, they made sure their food looked interesting. And this bread art definitely seemed to be an outcome of this approach. This trend involves decorating food with edible items, from flowers, buds, cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs and so on.