These combinations are rising up the pinning ranks. 

By Brianna Wippman
Updated May 24, 2017
Edamame Salad with Baby Beets and Greens

Pinterest just revealed its 2016 Pinsights Flavor Report, showcasing the flavors and ingredients that are generating the most buzz among users. Here, the top five unexpected flavor pairings of 2016 and how to try them yourself.

1. Basil and Chickpea

Roasted Tomato-Basil Hummus
Credit: © Sarah Bolla

Serve this amazing roasted tomato-basil hummus alongside warm pita, or spread it over flatbread with some toppings for a unique spin on pizza.

2. Turmeric and Apple Cider Vinegar

Bread-and-Butter Zucchini Pickles

Turmeric is known for having anti-inflammatory properties. Try it with apple cider vinegar for these super-easy, sweet and tangy pickles.

3. Basil and Beet

Edamame Salad with Baby Beets and Greens
Credit: © Tina Rupp

Edamame adds extra protein to this delicious basil-scented beet salad.

4. Saffron and Honey

Goat Curry

The popularity of goat meat is on the rise. Try this excellent Moroccan goat curry flavored with saffron strands and honey.

5. Coffee Liqueur and Cinnamon


Upgrade a classic White Russian with fragrant cinnamon for the perfect holiday drink.