After every meal, we often want to eat something sweet, to satisfy our hunger, and to even relish our savoury tastebuds. What better way to end the night with some sweet dessert?
This is a dish that concludes the final meal. The practice of making and innovating sweet foods has been there from generation and generation and is also widely practiced in various cultures. People from every race and different countries can produce sugary sweets with impeccable taste and exquisite detailing and precision. Some of these goodies are so beautiful that one might not even consider eating it, with just how gorgeous and appealing it looks.
Although, in most countries, people end their meal by satisfying their sweet tooth, in some countries like Central Africa and some parts of China there is no tradition to end the meal by consuming something sweet. There are a lot of variations when it comes to creating a sweet delicacy. For example – Cakes, Biscuits, Teacakes, Tart, Pie, etc are some examples to name a few. Most regions use fruit as it adds more sweetness and gives a bit an overall freshness. Nowadays, experiments with food especially with sweets have taken a turn, where some regions have created a fusion between sweet and savoury.
Market and Culture
There has been an overall increase in the consumption of sweets in the last few decades. These sweet dishes have made rounds in several restaurants and people from different regions are also trying and incorporating fancy desserts from around the world, that way one can even understand their culture as foods has their stories. This appeals to almost everyone regardless of the age group and also has a keen marketing strategy by showcasing it on the various food programs and food sites.
Surprising benefits of desserts
- Some of the sweets are rich in nutrients like Vitamin D and calcium and it helps to digest the food.
- One can motivate the goodness of fruits by adding them sweets if a person dislikes fruits, fruitcakes can be an example.
- A proven fact is that a real slice of chocolate cake can provide anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory traits. Go for true chocolate rather than the artificially coated one.
- Eating sweets helps to improve your mood as it provides an instant serotonin boost.
Everyone should try several desserts in a lifetime and also be cautious with their intake.