As the year comes to a close we find ourselves looking back at some of the biggest stories, the best food videos, highlights and right now - food hashtags. That’s right, as more and more of us take to social channels to share our favourite food stories, recipes and opinions, the hashtag has become a key anchor point for 21st century conversation.
What an event it was - 20 of the best young chefs from around the world in Milan to compete for the title of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2015. There were videos, pics, live reports and results all reported through the hashtag.
The Great British Bake Off show has been one of the most talked about food shows of the year, taking a master chef style and applying it directly to pastries, cakes and all things baking has proven to be one of the most successful food shows of the year and with it comes all the tweets of #BakeOff
Twitter recently released their biggest hashtags of the year and it’s no surprise that #Food hit the top ten list for past times. It seems everyone has at some point shared a great dish, a recipe or an amazing ingredient find using the hashtag.
Our very own hashtag - you’ll find it mainly in use on Instagram where people are constantly sharing their favourite fine dining dishes with our online community. Take a look - it’s one of the most mouthwatering hashtags around.
It’s always reassuring to see that you’re not the only one making mistakes in the kitchen and the best hashtag for that this year has been the old faithful #FoodFail - it’s here you’ll get to witness the biggest kitchen disasters of the year. Enjoy!
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