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SA's 10 top recipe searches on Google for 2017

Have you searched for any of these recipe terms this year?

13 Dec 2017

Today, Google announced the results of its 2017 Year in Search and naturally we gravitated towards the food side of things! Check out the top live Google search trends here.

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We were interested to see that no 'Banting recipes' made the list and 'vegan recipes' coming in at number 4 certainly demonstrates that the giant movement (both globally and locally) towards plant-based diets and restaurant menus isn't going away any time soon.

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Without keeping you in suspence for too much longer, here are the most searched recipes in SA on Google this year... 


1. Oxtail recipes
TRY: braised red wine oxtail

2. Sweet potato recipes
TRY: bangers and sweet potato mash

3. Beef stew recipes
TRY: slow-cooked beef stew

4. Vegan recipes
TRY:vegan choc mint tart

5. Creamed spinach recipes
TRY: Creamy spinach with mushrooms

6. Halaal recipes
TRY: Falooda

7. Prawn recipes
TRY: Cumin-roasted cauliflower with prawns

8. Spaghetti recipes
TRY: Spaghetti and meatballs with hidden vegetables

9. Cauliflower recipes
TRY: Low carb cauliflower and bacon tart

10. Bread recipes
TRY: Homemade sourdough bread


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What recipe search would you have expected to be in the list that wasn't? Let us know in the comments section below!

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