Have you seen black burgers, fries and ice-cream in Dubai? Black – or “charcoal” – coloured foods were thought to be a fad when they first appeared around the world in 2016, influenced by a South Korean charcoal burger shared millions of times on social media. But two years later, you can buy this kind of food everywhere.

Charcoal coloured food is actually getting more popular -  Salt Dubai have even done pop up food wagons dedicated to charcoal meals.

Check out our video and discover this food’s surprising origins.