Curious about Puerto Rican cuisine? Then you'll want to know a bit about Puerto Rico as well as some basic Puerto Rican food terms as well. Puerto Rico is a Carribean island and a territory of the United States. It's located to the east of the Dominican Republic and...
Interesting in Korean food? Then learning basic Korean food terms will come in handy. Additionally, you should have a little background on Korea itself. Korea is an East Asian region divided into two parts, North Korea and South Korea. North Korea is bordered by China...
Indian food has dramatically increased in global popularity since the early 2000s and by the late 2010s, has become the 4th most popular cuisine in the world. With Indian cuisine becoming more widespread, it's a definitely good idea to get familiar with some basic...
Ever walk into a Greek restaurant and the only things you're familiar with are the fries and maybe the gyro? (Btw, according to Greeks, it's pronounced YEE-rro with a rolling "r.") If so, you'll want to know some basic Greek food terms. But first, let's quickly cover...
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A mangonada (a.k.a. chamango, chamoyada and mangoneada) is a blended frozen Mexican drink primarily made of mangoes and chamoy. Its bold sunset colors of orange and deep reds are a visual representation of its bold mix of sweet, sour and spicy flavors. Because of its...
Cotton candy vodka is a flavored alcoholic beverage that tastes like cotton candy or spun sugar. It is made with a base of traditional vodka which is combined with natural and/or artificial flavors. What is it made out of? This cotton candy-flavored vodka is typically...
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Kai jeow (also spelled as khai jiao, khai jiaw, kai jeaw or kai jiew) is a traditional Thai fried omelet. What makes it unique is its puffed-up texture which is created by frying whisked eggs in hot oil. It is normally mixed with fish sauce and green onions but can...
Sfincione (alternatively spelled sfingione, sfincione, svingione, and svincione) is a Sicilian pizza that is a type of pizza al taglio. It is a simple rectangular pizza with a soft light crust topped with pizza sauce, a light layer of shredded caciocavallo (a...
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Arrosticini (singular: arrosticino) is a traditional Italian barbecue made of lamb or sheep's meat cooked on a skewer. It hails from the region of Abruzzo, east of Rome. Abruzzese cuisine often includes sheep products with arrosticini being the most popular. What are...
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:
- eat what you want while staying healthy
- a cheat sheet to make healthy food choices easily
- eat out wisely: easy modifications to make your orders healthier
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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