Deliveroo has released the results of a survey that it commissioned to find out what 2020 food trends look likely to be maintained in 2021 and which ones are likely to be ditched.
Deliveroo stated that "1,000 Irish foodies" took part in the survey.
According to Deliveroo, pasta became particularly popular in Ireland this year, with people making everything from fresh spaghetti to ravioli.
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52% of the people who participated in the survey said that they intend to continue making their own pasta next year, while 19% said that they do not intend to continue this trend and will stick with the dried stuff instead.
50% of those surveyed said that they are in favour of bringing their new found love of banana bread into 2021, while 22% want to leave it in the past.
50% of the survey's participants said that they plan to continue to bake homemade sourdough from scratch next year, while 18% said that they prefer "low maintenance" bread and will be ditching sourdough altogether in 2021.
50% of those surveyed said that they are in favour of continuing to embrace non-alcoholic beverages in 2021, while 20% said that they want to leave them behind.
Restaurant At Home Kits
37% of the survey's participants said that they would like to see restaurant at home kits brought into 2021 as they continue to support their favourite restaurants, while 26% said that they would prefer to see the trend left behind and hope to sit in actual restaurants instead.
35% of participants said that they will be sipping whipped coffee, or Dalgona coffee, into 2021, while 27% said that they would like to see it relegated to 2020.
34% of participants said that they will be leaving intermittent fasting behind, while 31% said that it is a trend that they will bringing into the new year.
And finally, 29% of the people who participated said in the survey said that they will be leaving green tea-infused foods such as matcha-flavoured burgers, curry, hotpot and pasta behind in 2020, while 21% said that they will continue to embrace the green stuff in 2021.
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