Hungry foodies seek most pancake recipes as they seek banana bread and curry tips, survey finds
THE most popular recipes online are pancakes, fish and chips – and banana bread.
Statistics from Google search figures show that people in the UK have searched for a simple pancake recipe up to 368,000 times per month over the past four years, with that number rising to 522,000 times per month on average in 2021.
Other popular recipes that people want to learn via the internet are chicken curry, fajitas, and carbonara – with 49,500 searches each on average every month since 2017.
And research of 2,000 adults found that 62 percent of them regularly turned to the Internet when trying to find a recipe, as only eight percent had NEVER used the World Wide Web for food. ‘cooking aid.
The research, commissioned by Bird eyes Even though the average household has seven cookbooks, half of those surveyed find it easier to use a recipe online.
While one in twenty (six percent) even admitted to using cookbooks for display purposes only.
But 43% were inspired by social media to try a new recipe, with Facebook and Instagram being the most popular.
A spokesperson for Birds Eye said: “After the challenges and changes in our daily habits that we have all experienced over the past 18 months, it is incredibly interesting to understand what meals the nation is looking for now and how it is looking for them. .
“Chicken breast recipes have been a midweek staple for many years, being a great option for a meal for one or for dinner, but the huge increase in research for these after the lockdown suggests. how impatient we are now than ever. to experiment with new recipes.
There were also changes in the search for recipes during the pandemic.
“Simple Chicken Breast Dinner Recipes” saw a 4,900% increase in searches comparing data from August 2019 to July 2020, with August 2020 to July 2021
Searches for “chicken pasta recipes for dinner” also increased by 1,106%.
The average adult estimates that they research seven recipes online each month and that they would be “lost” without the Internet when it comes to cooking.
A quarter are also guilty of using the internet to research very simple instructions, such as how to boil an egg.
50 Most Popular Recipes & Average Monthly Searches
- Pancake Recipe – 368,000
- Fish and chips – 201,000
- Banana Bread Recipe – 135,000
- Scones Recipe – 135,000
- Yorkshire Pudding Recipe – 135,000
- Pizza dough recipe – 90500
- Fish pie – 74,000
- Chicken Breast Recipes – 60500
- Chicken curry – 49500
- Chicken Thigh Recipes – 49500
- Fajitas – 49500
- Thai green curry – 49500
- American pancakes recipe – 49500
- Carbonara recipe – 49500
- Chili con carne recipe – 49500
- Hummus recipe – 49500
- Paella recipe – 49500
- Chicken casserole – 40500
- Chicken tikka masala – 40500
- Katsu curry – 40500
- Roast Chicken – 40,500
- Apple crumble recipe – 40500
- Guacamole recipe – 40500
- Lasagna recipe – 40500
- Mac and cheese recipe – 40500
- Quiche recipe – 40500
- Toad in the Hole Recipe – 40500
- Victoria Sponge Recipe – 40500
- Zucchini Recipe – 40500
- Recipe with ground beef – 40500
- Butter Chicken – 33100
- Coq au vin – 33100
- Hunter Chicken – 33100
- Chickpea curry – 33100
- Fish tacos – 33100
- Bar recipe – 33100
- Cottage pie recipe – 33100
- Vegetable Soups – 33100
- Vegetable curry – 33100
- Vegetarian roast – 33100
- Chicken Pot Pie – 27100
- Crowning Chicken – 27100
- Jerk Chicken – 27100
- Kung Pao Chicken – 27100
- Sweet and Sour Chicken – 27100
- Tandoori Chicken – 27100
- Onion Bhaji – 27100
- Thai red curry – 27100
- Chicken and leek pie – 22200
- Chicken biryani – 22200
And 38% of people surveyed via OnePoll said they discovered their favorite recipes on the internet.
The spokesperson added, “Social media has been a great way for us to reach new audiences with some exciting and delicious grilled chicken recipes. “
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