Mermaid Toast is Instagram’s Latest Trend

Hot on the heels of unicorn toast, aquatic-inspired toastย is Instagram’s latest food trend. People are topping toast with watercolor-like spreads in blues and greens and finishing the look with edible gold flakes. Florida-based food stylist Adeline Waugh, @vibrantandpure, was the first to post photos of the trend. She currently has more than 50,000 followers on Instagram waiting for her next decadent creation. To get the dreamy colors, she mixes matcha or algae powders and liquids with almond milk cream cheese or greek-yogurt bases or berry-based jams. Radishes and mandarins sometimes serve as fun, colorful pops. Waugh has recognized it’s not exactly a practical recipe, and she wasn’t trying to create the next food trend but said, “I just like to play around in the kitchen and attempt to create something aesthetically pleasing and unique from time to time.” In reference to how it got its name, Waugh wrote, โ€œnot sure…