My confession: Rainbow Skittles has been the one and only food with the color of rainbow.
However, from cake, coffee, matzo, smoothies, Jello, latte, waffle, cookies, bagel, to grilled cheese sandwich. Rainbow food ideas are everywhere, and your favorite dish will turn into rainbow color I promise. This color-combined food craze has come its long, creative way with numerous experiment. It appears nothing is safe from the wrath of this rainbow fad.
Let’s take a look back some memorable rainbow food ideas hit your social media feed.
The rainbow bagel of The Bagel Store, located in Williamsburg. The brainchild of self-proclaimed “world premier bagel artist” Scott Rossillo introduced the most controversial bagel in the history. While his bagels were put in the headlines and caused long queues, the rainbow grilled cheese sandwich came out from Kala Toast in Hong Kong. It made surprising reason for some people to visit Hong Kong, Chomp Eatery in LA offered its own version of the internet-famous sandwich with white American and provolone cheese. A rainbow latte from Sambalatte in Las Vegas became the latest thing in coffee art.
Eater said these the hottest trend in the food world right now, according to the Internet, is rainbow versions of normal everyday foods like bagels and grilled cheese sandwiches. Thanks to an onslaught of food coloring, formerly boring meals are transformed into something that looks like a magical unicorn threw up on it, and Instagram users are enchanted. Plus, a search for “rainbowfood” currently brings up more than 22,000 results, including multicolored versions of matzo, waffles, and terrible-looking rainbow pizza.
Why is everyone so obsessed with rainbow food all of a sudden?
According to Huffington Post, studies show food color affects what we taste and how much we eat. A 2015 study via Biomed Central found food color tells our brain what taste to expect, and rainbow foods can cause you to taste flavors that are not actually there, like sweetness. Also, a 2014 publication via Pubmed said colorful food keeps us from getting bored. Which means, re-coloring everyday foods like bagels or pizza could make you eat more than normal portion.
Rainbow Matzo, Pancake, Smoothies, Jello, Milkshake, Crapes, Latte, Waffle, Cookies, Bagel, Cheesecake, Bread, Doughnut, Grilled Cheese, Latte and Sushi.
Apparently We have entered the rainbow food era. ……What’s going to be next?