When it comes to cool, black is always big in style. And in 2018, it's also going to be big when it comes to cooking. Black-coloured foods, you only have to look on Instagram to see pictures of black ice cream, black lattes and black bread cluttering up your feed. And what's the secret? Activated charcoal - deliciously safe in small amounts, but experts warn against overdoing it.
Many rant and rave that it's a potent detoxifier, claiming it can do everything from preventing hangovers to mitigating the side effects of food poisoning. Beyond its supposed health benefits, it's also great as a topping for tropical-flavoured ice creams.