We’re always excited to hear about what other people are cooking, whether it’s to discover a new trend or to find out about a classic dish that’s fallen by the wayside. And this year, YouTube’s top food video trends of 2017 didn’t disappoint. From whipping up a restaurant-style fried ice cream dessert to finally mastering Brussels sprouts, these are the recipes people were looking for throughout the year.
1. Fried ice cream
Fried ice cream with a warm crispy shell outside and cold ice cream within is a treat worth mastering.
Cooking okra can seem daunting — but it doesn’t need to be. This okra curry is the perfect recipe to try.
Aquafaba is the liquid leftover from a can of legumes, such as chickpeas. Use it to make these chocolate chip cookies.
4. Seaweed soup
Seaweed is a superfood that makes soups that are full of a rich, briny flavor.
Make jerky at home without a dehydrator for less than it costs at the store.
A healthful poke bowl full of fish and veggies is just what the doctor ordered.
7. Green papaya salad
This Thai favorite is trending, and for good reason — you’ll never think salad is boring again after you taste this.
8. Crab boil
Fresh seafood, veggies and more are boiled together to make this incredibly flavorful meal.
9. Brussels sprouts
Brussels sprouts got a bad rap for too long — this recipe shows just how delicious they can be.
10. Coconut cake
Moist coconut cake is worthy of any celebration.
Master these recipes, and you can basically tell all your friends you’re the top chef of 2017.