Food awards winners

Last night Pinterest UK hosted its first-ever Best of Pinterest UK Food Awards, a celebration of breakfast recipes to on-the-go lunches to healthy dinners and not-so-healthy decadent desserts.

With more than 13 billion food ideas on the platform worldwide, the UK shortlist revealed what people in the UK are craving, saving and cooking across twelve different categories.

Selected by a judging panel of renowned foodies including Tom AikensTime Out UK Food & Drink Editor, Tania Ballantine, and the team behind BBC Food, the winners announced at London's Vinyl Factory by radio presenter Lauren Laverne are below. Get ready to drool...

Best Brunch shortlist

WINNER: Traybake English Breakfast – Hemsley + Hemsley
RUNNER-UP: Healthy banana and oat waffles – Lucy Parissi/Supergolden


Best Comfort Food shortlist

WINNER: Madhur’s Tikka masala – The Happy Foodie and Madhur Jaffrey 
RUNNER-UP: Veggie Chilli Mac – Becca Pusey / Amuse Your Bouche


Best Indulgent Recipe shortlist...

WINNER: Salted churros with dark chocolate sauce – Anna Barnett
RUNNER-UP: Raw Salted Caramel Crème Brûlée – Rachel Smith/Rawberry Fields and Vegan Magazine


Best Baking Recipe shortlist

WINNER: Bundt cake – Laura Scott/How to Cook Good Food 
RUNNER-UP: Mojito cake – Olive Magazine


Best Go To Recipe shortlist

WINNER: Travelling noodles – Rosie Thomas/The Londoner 
RUNNER-UP: Red prawn and mango curry – Nigella Lawson


Best Drink Recipe shortlist

WINNER: Blueberry basil margarita – Lucy Parissi/Supergolden Bakes
RUNNER-UP: Peach melba smoothie – Aimee Ryan/Wallflower Aimee


Best Sunday Lunch Recipe shortlist 


WINNER: Spiced butterflied leg of lamb – Sainsburys Magazine 
RUNNER-UP: Mary Berry's Mediterranean All-In-One Chicken – The Happy Foodie


Best Vegetarian Recipe shortlist

WINNER: Lemony Lentil and Crispy Kale Soup – Anna Jones
RUNNER-UP: Carrot, Sweet Potato and Feta Fritters – Delicious Magazine


Best Vegan Recipe

WINNER: Fluffiest vegan pancakes – Aimee Ryan/Wallflower Aimee
RUNNER-UP: Vegan chocolate banana bread doughnuts – Kimberly Espinel/The Little Plantation


Best Gluten Free Recipe shortlist

WINNER: Gluten-free pasta dough – Jamie Oliver
RUNNER-UP: Gluten-free rosemary bread – Hana Mendes/Nirvana Cakery


Best Kids Recipe shortlist

WINNER: No bake chocolate fruit pizza – Ciara Attwell/My Fussy Eater
RUNNER-UP: No junk muffins – Emily Leary/A Mummy Too


Best Healthy Recipe shortlist

WINNER: Goji bars – Fearne Cotton
RUNNER-UP: Spiralized vegetable noodles bowls – Domestic Goddess


Regional People's Choice: 

LONDON WINNER: Sticky beef with cashews – Tesco Food
GLASGOW WINNER: Cheesy puff pastry stars – Ciara Attwell/My Fussy Eater
MANCHESTER WINNER: Elderflower prosecco cocktail – Great British Chefs
LIVERPOOL WINNER: Nutella Martinis – Rosie Thomas/The Londoner
BIRMINGHAM WINNER: Mojito cake – Olive Magazine
LEEDS WINNER: Fluffiest vegan pancakes – Aimee Ryan/Wallflower Aimee


And a huge congratulations to Food Pinner of the Year: Aimee Ryan of blog Wallflower Kitchen



Pancakes with figs

Wallflower Aimee's fluffiest vegan pancakes