The dark side of food: Tweeps can’t seem to wrap up their heads around charcoal bread
Overshadowing the playful colours of unicorn foods, in 2017 the black food trend lit up the food scene and kept rising in popularity as anything from drinks, to ice creams and even burgers had taken a darker twist.
Before this trend, having your food compared to charcoal would have been an insult. Now kitchen professionals are serving up charcoal foods. Activated charcoal is often used as an ingredient to add flavour (and colour), but it is also credited with many health benefits.
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@__ZandileM wrote; “Even if it tastes good, I’ll prolly taste burn because of the colour no ways.”
@statvesque_son wrote: “I do hope you are given a cup of tea to dip it in at least.”
@kuhlwas asked, “Who would make us an awful thing?”
Experts reveal that black rye bread contains a higher proportion of calcium, potassium, iron, and vitamin E, adding to its potential health benefits.
Alicia Adendorff is a reporter for Healthy Organic Lifestyle.