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Vegan Jerky: meaty protein sans meat

If you've gone grocery shopping recently, you may have noticed vegan jerky (a.k.a. animal-free jerky, plant-based jerky or meatless jerky) displayed at your local supermarket. It's one of the most noticeable vegan explosions to hit the market since hyper-accurate...

Vegan Chicken Nuggets: Do they really taste like chicken?

Vegan chicken nuggets are meat-free nuggets that mimic the taste and texture of traditional chicken nuggets sans animals and animal byproducts. They provide a good alternative to those who have specific food allergies or other dietary restrictions that prevent them...

Yuzu Juice: when lemons just won’t cut it

What is yuzu? Yuzu is a citrus fruit that is popular in East Asia and is typically grown in China, Japan, and Korea. Yuzu juice has a very unique and distinct flavor that sets it apart from any other citrus fruit. It's tart, but sweet at the same time, with a bright,...

Trendy Foods

new food creations & food crazes

Hot Honey: make everything you eat spicy and sweet

Hot Honey: make everything you eat spicy and sweet

What is hot honey? Hot honey is a type of honey that has been infused with chili peppers. This gives the honey a slightly spicy flavor and makes it ideal for use in cooking or as a condiment or sauce. What does hot honey taste like? Simply put, it tastes like spicy...

Croissant hybrids: the tacro, croissushi and other cronut offspring

What are croissant hybrids? What's a tacro?? Croissushi??? Croissant hybrids (not to mention food hybrids in general) have been all the rage ever since 2013, when Dominique Ansel of Dominique Ansel Bakery sold his very first cronut, a croissant-doughnut...

Sweet Hummus: for your sweet tooth and (possibly) your health

Where can I get it?  |  How can I make it? What is sweet hummus?  As you may know, hummus (alternatively spelled “hommus” or “houmous’) is a savory Mediterranean spread primarily made of mashed chickpeas (a.k.a. garbanzo beans).  Sweet hummus,...

Superfood Lattes: lucma lattes, golden milk, moon milk & more

Where can I get them?  |  How can I make them? What are superfood lattes?  Superfood lattes are milk-based (or alternative milk-based) drinks made with some type of superfood.  They are known as healthy alternatives to coffee and other...

The Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger: veggie burgers made for carnivores

(Question: Which of these are meat burgers, Impossible Burgers, or Beyond Burgers? See answer below.) What are they?  |  Where can I get them? What is the Impossible Burger?  What is the Beyond Burger? The Impossible Burger is a...
Mushroom Coffee: kick start your day & take the edge off

Mushroom Coffee: kick start your day & take the edge off

What is mushroom coffee? Mushroom coffee is a type of coffee that is made with, you guessed it—mushrooms. Rather than using coffee beans, mushrooms are brewed into the coffee. It is said to be a healthier alternative to traditional coffee rich in antioxidants and...

Food Around the World

unique foods & dishes of regional cuisines across the globe

Yuzu Juice: when lemons just won’t cut it

Yuzu Juice: when lemons just won’t cut it

What is yuzu? Yuzu is a citrus fruit that is popular in East Asia and is typically grown in China, Japan, and Korea. Yuzu juice has a very unique and distinct flavor that sets it apart from any other citrus fruit. It's tart, but sweet at the same time, with a bright,...

Coxinha: Brazil’s answer to chicken nuggets and drumsticks

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are coxinhas?  Coxinha (a.k.a. “coxinha de frango” co-SHEEN-ya dee FRAHN-goo, or “coxinha de galinha” co-SHEEN-ya dee ga-LEEN-ya) is a popular Brazilian street food which is a boneless...

Mochi: the addictively soft and chewy Japanese treat

What is mochi? Mochi is a traditional Japanese dough made out of mochigome, a Japanese short-grain glutinous rice. It is used in many desserts and dishes for its one-of-a-kind texture. Taste & Texture The flavor of mochi itself is pretty much nonexistent. If...

Gelatin Art: magical floating flowers you can eat

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is gelatin art?  Gelatin art (a.k.a. jelly art, jello art, 3D gelatin cakes, or 3D gelatin dessert) is edible art composed of three-dimensional artistic designs suspended inside sweetened...

Elotes: Mexican street corn is next level

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is an elote?  An elote (pronounced eh-LOH-teh) is a popular Mexican street food made of grilled corn on the cob peeled from the husk and covered in savory condiments that traditionally...
Milhojas: a thousand layers of Latin American sweetness

Milhojas: a thousand layers of Latin American sweetness

What is milhojas? Milhojas (a.k.a. mil hojas) is a traditional Latin American pastry made with layers of puff pastry and crème patissière. The English translation of mihojas is "a thousand layers" or "a thousand leaves." It can be seen as the South American version of...

Healthy Eats

vegan, vegetarian & pescetarian foods…plus healthy eating tips

Vegan Jerky: meaty protein sans meat

Vegan Jerky: meaty protein sans meat

If you've gone grocery shopping recently, you may have noticed vegan jerky (a.k.a. animal-free jerky, plant-based jerky or meatless jerky) displayed at your local supermarket. It's one of the most noticeable vegan explosions to hit the market since hyper-accurate...

Meditation for Digestion: tap into the mind-gut connection

You are likely well aware that meditation can help reduce stress. However, did you know that it can also lead to a healthy stomach and digestive system? The connection between your mind and your gut is extremely powerful. You may have heard of the mind-gut connection...

Ube Pancakes: flap these purple jacks

Ube pancakes, a purple version of the traditional breakfast pancake, have gained mainstream attention thanks to the colorful rainbow food trends of the 2010s. While many different versions of pancakes have been embraced by many different countries in various forms...

Cheese Tea: nothing like tea topped with a layer of cheese

What is cheese tea?  Cheese tea is not as jarring as it might initially sound.  In the same way cheesecake is cake combined with a light, smooth cheese…cheese tea is tea combined with cream cheese.  More specifically, it can be either hot tea or iced tea topped...

Mushroom Chips: a crispy healthy potato chip alternative

What are mushroom chips? Mushroom chips (a.k.a. mushroom crisps) are a type of snack made from fresh mushrooms that are sliced and then dried. The drying process gives the mushrooms a crispy texture, similar to that of potato chips or crisps and can be eaten either...
Vegan Chicken Nuggets: Do they really taste like chicken?

Vegan Chicken Nuggets: Do they really taste like chicken?

Vegan chicken nuggets are meat-free nuggets that mimic the taste and texture of traditional chicken nuggets sans animals and animal byproducts. They provide a good alternative to those who have specific food allergies or other dietary restrictions that prevent them...

Meat Lovers

food for carnivores and pollotarians

Biltong: the high protein South African snack

Biltong: the high protein South African snack

If you're a carnivore or looking into eating more varied forms of protein, you may want to consider biltong, a South African dried, seasoned and air-dried meat snack. The word biltong comes from the Dutch words bill (strip) and tong (strip). It is probably one of the...

Birria Tacos: the French Dip of Mexico

What are birria tacos? Birria tacos are Mexican tacos filled with birria (pronounced BEE-ria, with an ever-so-slight rolling of the "r"). Birria is a traditional Mexican dish that, in the most simple terms, can be described as a meat stew. The meat is marinated in...

Turkey Cranberry Sandwich Variations: Thanksgiving leftovers perfected

A turkey cranberry sandwich (a.k.a. Pilgrim sandwich or Puritan sandwich) is a traditional type of American sandwich. The core elements of this sandwich consist of roasted turkey slices, cranberry and stuffing. As you may have guessed, these sandwiches were an...

Shabu-Shabu and Sukiyaki: Japanese bowl brothers

What are they?  |  Where Can I Get Them? What are shabu-shabu & sukiyaki?  Both shabu-shabu and sukiyaki are traditional Japanese dishes served in the nabemono (Japanese hot pot) style.  They both contain thin slices of meat and vegetables...

Porchetta: Italian pork roast for the holidays and every day

Porchetta (also "porketta") is a traditional Italian roast pork that is often seen as a primary dish for family feasts. While porchetta is a great fancy-looking dish to serve on special occasions like the holidays, it is also eaten for everyday meals. It Rome, it's...

Glutto Digest is a nationwide food blog based in the US.  We feature unique foods & beverages less known to the masses, ranging from the traditional to the trendy. Browse through our posts above to discover the best, most unique, newest, and up and coming foods & drinks (including recipes for delicious meals and yummy dishes). 

To break things down, Glutto Digest’s posts focus on these main things:

1. Interesting foods & drinks (based on unique qualities i.e. visual appeal, taste, eating experience and/or health benefits).  Examples of popular articles have included:

  • rolled ice cream – this is a type of made-to-order ice cream made on frozen flat surfaces and scraped off to create rolls of ice cream
  • pani puri shots – these are savory Indian shots that come in an array of eye-catching colors
  • CBD oil edibles and gummies – these are edible goods made of the largely legal component of cannabis, CBD, which is linked with healing properties
  • flaming saganaki – this is a Greek cheese appetizer that is lit on fire 
  • coxinhas – these are Brazilian appetizers similar to chicken nuggets
  • air fried foods – these are a healthier alternative to deep-fried foods and can easily be made at home
  • exotic fruits – these are fruits that are commonly found in tropical regions around the world
  • liquid nitrogen puffs & dragon’s breath – these are snacks infused with liquid nitrogen that make you breathe like a dragon

 2. How you can try these foods & drinks yourself (i.e. where to buy them near you & how to make them—at the bottom of each food article). Click on any of the articles above to find the closest places that serve these foods and recipes on the easiest way to make them (when applicable).

 3. Tips for eating healthy (cause there is a right & wrong way to eat anything). When you feature all kinds of trending foods, some of them are bound to not be the most healthy. 😛  We feel a responsibility educate people to eat responsibly as well.  Here are some examples of articles that provide tips on how to eat healthy and responsibly:

 Other things you can do on Glutto Digest include:

1. Shopping for food-related gifts that you or your favorite food lover might like on our Gift Shop page.  We have pretty much anything you could ever want to need, from stuff you can use for your kitchen to containers to keep your food & drinks fresh on the go.
2. Subscribing to our latest food posts on our Subscription page.  Subscribing to Glutto Digest is like having a really awesome foodie friend to keep you in-the-know about all the best food trends and cultural foods that you probably wouldn’t know of otherwise.
3. Letting us know if you want us to feature a specific food, location or recipe on our Contact page.  Although we have a pretty good pulse on all kinds of foods & drinks to feature, we’re always open to hearing other suggestions.  Don’t hesitate to reach out….We don’t bite (unless you’re hiding food from us). 😉

 

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