Feeling hungry? Well, if not, you’re about to.
We all love to try some global cuisines when travelling. And there’s nothing better than sitting down to sample some of the world’s best desserts. But everyone loves a bit of comfort food, especially when they’re in an unfamiliar location, right?
From pancakes to ice cream, chocolate to churros, every country around the world has found some incredible things to do with sugar.
Thomson Lakes And Mountains (an off-shoot of Thomson’s Holidays) have been conducting some research on the world’s sweetest treats. According to their studies, these are some of the most calorific treats you can get around the world. While they might be absolutely terrible for your waistline, your tastebuds will thank you! Plus, these desserts are also Instagrammable as hell, so you’ll be able to make your followers drool as well.
It’s interesting to note how expensive these desserts are. Usually we think of dessert as the cheapest part of a meal, but some of these are really only for big spenders. Maybe that’s down to simply getting more for your money.
On the other hand though, there have been several well-documented examples of classic dessert ingredients being in short supply. Both chocolate and vanilla supply chains have both been affected recently.
For vanilla, climate change has been the issue. Vanilla requires very careful farming and storms and hurricanes caused by climate change has played havoc with their production.
Meanwhile, in terms of chocolate, the whole cocoa supply chain is falling apart. Farmers are finding it more difficult to harvest cocoa from aging trees, and their struggling to make profits on what they do grow. Processors are struggling to keep up with increasing global demand. Corporations are concerned by rising cocoa prices due to the issues in farming and processing.
So, if you ever needed an excuse to stuff your face with as many desserts as you can physically get your hands on, there it is. Eat up now, because you might not be able to in years to come!