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The Top 10 Food Trends of 2021, According to TikTok

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You don’t need to be a social media maven to know that TikTok has the power to transform a simple recipe or new food hack into the next global viral video.  As 2021 comes to a close, TikTok has rounded up the biggest food trends in Canada and around the world. Read more to see if you’ve missed any of these must-see videos.

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(And if you’re new to the TikTok scene, be sure to follow these Canadian TikTok food accounts.)

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Canada’s Top Biggest Food Trends

Tortilla Wrap Hack

2021 was the year we learned that there’s a better way to make tortilla wraps. TikTok ranked this as the year’s number one food trend in Canada. Try everyone’s favourite new food prep hack the  next time you start your morning with our chorizo tempeh breakfast wraps.

@sarahlujetic14Food TikTok has taught me so much #foodtiktok #fyp♬ The ryujin hip trend – Alon el mejor ryujinista ✞︎✰

Soy Sauce Noodles

Noodles are one of our all time favourite comfort foods, and this easy recipe that has been ranked by TikTok as 2021’s second biggest food trend in Canada doesn’t disappoint. For another mouthwatering noodle dish, warm up with this Taiwanese beef noodle soup. 

@tiffycooksSoooo easy and so yummy! Must try recipe, goes well with everything #noodles #easyrecipe #stirfry♬ original sound – TIFFY COOKS

Dalgona Coffee

 

@thepyperskitchenMy favourite part of making sponge toffee. #spongetoffee #honeycombtoffee #dalgona #dalgonacandy #squidgame♬ original sound – The Pypers Kitchen

Iced coffee is always a good idea (yes, even during the colder months) and dalgona coffee, the third most popular food trend of the year, remained a go-to treat throughout 2021. Here’s how to make your own dalgona coffee.

Musubi

Every foodie parent knows how important it is to expand your little one’s palettes. This delicious musubi recipe, the fourth biggest food trend for Canadian TikTok users, inspired us to introduce even more foods to our kids in 2021.

@ongsquadHow to make musubi #learnontiktok #momsoftiktok #cookingwithkids #musubi #kidconversations♬ original sound – Ong Squad

 

Mushroom Puffball

Mother nature constantly surprises us, and this puffball mushroom  is something we won’t forget anytime soon. It’s no surprise that it became the fifth most popular food trend on TikTok in 2021.

@katherinewantsIt happened A hard no #puffball #mushroom #ohno #katherinewants♬ Monkeys Spinning Monkeys – Kevin MacLeod & Kevin The Monkey

 

TikTok Food Trends From Around the World  

Feta Pasta

This just in: baked feta pasta is still as popular in 2021 as it was in 2020. TikTok ranked this as the top international food trend of the year. Try our rendition of the iconic vegetarian pasta dish.

@d_shabaI can eat this everyday bye #fetapasta♬ original sound – d_shaba

Ratatouille 

As we got to start spending more time with friends and family in 2021, we found ourselves having less time to cook than the year before. Ratatouille is the second biggest global food trend according to TikTok. The recipe checks off all the boxes for an easy weeknight main: it’s healthy, simple to make, and tastes oh-so-delicious.

Related: Fun and Easy Weeknight Recipes to Make With Your Kids

@samseatsRatatouille 🐀 #ratatouille #food #foodie #cooking #asmr #fyp♬ original sound – Sam Way

 

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Fried Cheese

There’s still a few more weeks left in 2021 to try making your own fried cheese at home, which came in third place for TikTok’s must-try global food trends of the year. While you’re at it, learn how to build a better cheese board before you host your big holiday dinner.

@rafael.nistorFried cheese. Mix 🧀 #rafaelfood♬ Listen To Me Now TikTok – Remix – Eduardo XD

 

 

Egg Mastery  

Egg dishes are a great way for any beginner chef to feel more confident in the kitchen. But watching these incredible egg mastery skills on this viral TikTok that made it to the fourth place of TikTok’s international trending food videos reminded us that there’s always room to improve.

Related: Try This Japanese-Inspired Rolled Hot Dog Omelette 

@omuraisupuro

#egg #omelett #tiktokfood #TikTok教室

♬ original sound – Dạo chơi cùng Bin – Dạo chơi cùng Bin

Supersized Cheeseburger

Supersized food never fails to impress. Did this top-ranking TikTok trend leave anyone else craving burgers for dinner?

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@cznburak

Czn Burak Burger Dubai Mallda açıldı❤️❤️🍔🍔 #cznburak #tiktok

♬ orijinal ses – cznburak