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Patatje Oorlog: Dutch “war fries” lead taste buds to victory

Patatje oorlog (a.k.a. friet oorlog, war fries or war chips) are an Indo-Dutch street food primarily made of fries. "Patatje" is Dutch for "fries" and "oorlog" is Dutch for "war." So, it directly translates to "fries war." What are war fries (patatje oorlog)? They are...

Mead: the oldest alcohol makes a historic return

Mead is the type of beverage that you'd expect Thor, the Norse god of thunder, to guzzle then smash his stein to the ground before shouting, "Another!" It is the drink of Vikings, Danish warriors and many other historic figures. Unless you've played period-piece video...

Poutine: it’s all tasty and gravy baby

Tired of the same ol' French fries and ketchup? Why not try the national dish of Canada? Poutine. Poutine is a Canadian French fry dish traditionally made with French fries topped with cheese curds and gravy. Where did it originate? Poutine was invented in the 1950s...

Trendy Foods

new food creations & food crazes

Mead: the oldest alcohol makes a historic return

Mead: the oldest alcohol makes a historic return

Mead is the type of beverage that you'd expect Thor, the Norse god of thunder, to guzzle then smash his stein to the ground before shouting, "Another!" It is the drink of Vikings, Danish warriors and many other historic figures. Unless you've played period-piece video...

Japanese Soufflé Pancakes: wiggle wiggle wiggle

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are Japanese soufflé pancakes?  Japanese soufflé pancakes (a.k.a. fluffy Japanese pancakes, fluffy pancakes, Japanese pancakes, Japanese style pancakes, or soufflé pancakes) are a variation of...

Rolled Ice Cream: scraping is literally cooler than scooping

Where Can I Get Rolled Ice Cream?  |  How Can I Make It? What is rolled ice cream?  Rolled ice cream (a.k.a. Thai rolled ice cream, stir-fried ice cream, ice pan ice cream, hibachi ice cream, and ice cream rolls) is a form of ice cream that is flattened...

Shaved Snow: not a snow cone, nor shave ice

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is shaved snow?  Shaved snow (also known as snow ice, snow fluff, snow cream, shaved ice cream, or shaved cream) is a flavored block of frozen milk that is shaven into thin, fluffy ribbons and...

Pizzushi: Love sushi? If so, you’ll (quite possibly) love this latest hybrid

photo: @pizzushi.la on Instagram Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is pizzushi?  Pizzushi (a.k.a. pizza sushi) is a contemporary food hybrid made up of a flattened circular bed of crispy fried rice topped with raw poke and other...
4th of July Drinks: boozy and non-alcoholic celebratory sips

4th of July Drinks: boozy and non-alcoholic celebratory sips

Hosting or attending a party for the 4th of July? If so, you'll want to consider what types of drinks to provide or bring. The best 4th of July drinks are festive, refreshing and (of course) taste great. Although beer is a go-to for summer celebrations, there is an...

Food Around the World

unique foods & dishes of regional cuisines across the globe

Patatje Oorlog: Dutch “war fries” lead taste buds to victory

Patatje Oorlog: Dutch “war fries” lead taste buds to victory

Patatje oorlog (a.k.a. friet oorlog, war fries or war chips) are an Indo-Dutch street food primarily made of fries. "Patatje" is Dutch for "fries" and "oorlog" is Dutch for "war." So, it directly translates to "fries war." What are war fries (patatje oorlog)? They are...

Southern California (LA and San Diego) foods: California burritos, fish tacos & more

What food is Southern California (LA, San Diego, the OC and surrounding areas) known for?  As mentioned in our Northern California article, because of California’s size, we had to split it into two parts.  Here we focus on Southern California a.k.a....

Flaming Saganaki: this cheese is on fire

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is flaming saganaki?  Saganaki is a Greek appetizer of cheese fried in a small pan served with bread.  The cheese used in this dish is typically one of these Greek...

Pani Puri Shots: everybody let’s take shots…from India

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are pani puri shots?  Pani puri shots (a.k.a. golgappa shots or gol gappe shots) are a versatile snack invented in India made of stuffed pani puri (golgappa) placed on top of liquid-filled...

Jibarito: The Puerto Rican sandwich with plantains for bread

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is a jibarito?   A jibarito (pronounced: hee-ba-REE-toh) is a savory Puerto Rican sandwich that originated in Chicago. Instead of bread, it’s held together with fried flattened...
Mead: the oldest alcohol makes a historic return

Mead: the oldest alcohol makes a historic return

Mead is the type of beverage that you'd expect Thor, the Norse god of thunder, to guzzle then smash his stein to the ground before shouting, "Another!" It is the drink of Vikings, Danish warriors and many other historic figures. Unless you've played period-piece video...

Healthy Eats

vegan, vegetarian & pescetarian foods…plus healthy eating tips

Meditation for Digestion: tap into the mind-gut connection

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...

Egg Waffles: a waffle for bubble wrap poppers everywhere

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are egg waffles? Egg waffles are a variation of traditional waffles.  They are known by many names: bubble waffles, Hong Kong style waffles, eggettes, egg puffs, puffles, pancake waffles, pancake...

Sushi Donuts: a 2000-year-old tradition has “evolved”

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is a sushi donut?   Sushi is a traditional food that has been around for thousands of years and the process of making sushi has been a serious Japanese tradition. However, with sushi becoming...

Bunny Chow: a South African bread bowl sans bunnies

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is bunny chow?  Bunny chow (a.k.a. Durban bunny chow, bunny, or kota—short for quarter loaf) is a South African fast food dish that originated in Durban, a city in South Africa predominantly comprised...

Vegan Fish and Fish-free Seafood

What is vegan fish?  What is vegan seafood?  As with anything vegan, vegan fish and vegan seafood are made from products that are 100% animal-free.  As veganism grows in popularity and availability, companies are stepping up their game to improve vegan...
Seacuterie board: charcuterie ideas for seafood lovers

Seacuterie board: charcuterie ideas for seafood lovers

Hosting a seafood dinner party? Hosting any dinner party? Change things up with a seacuterie board! What is a seacuterie board? A seacuterie board is a food board (although not necessarily a charcuterie board in the strictest definition) that features seafood. This...

Meat Lovers

food for carnivores and pollotarians

Mexican charcuterie board: not just nacho & taco platters

Mexican charcuterie board: not just nacho & taco platters

Hosting a Mexican fiesta? Whether it's for Cinco de Mayo or Taco Tuesday, you'll definitely impress your guests with a Mexican charcuterie board. What is a Mexican charcuterie board? A Mexican charcuterie board is a food board (although not necessarily...

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...

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...

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...

Air Fried Foods: Dump that deep fryer. Eat healthier with an air fryer.

What are they?  |  Where Can I Get them?   What are air fried foods?  What’s an air fryer? Air fried foods are foods that are “fried” primarily by hot air.  They are healthier than deep-fried, shallow-fried and pan-fried foods...
St. Patrick’s Day Charcuterie Board

St. Patrick’s Day Charcuterie Board

Looking for a fun, family-friendly way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? Instead of going out and getting mobbed by a crowd of green beer-guzzling drunkards, make a St. Patrick's Day charcuterie board for your friends and family to enjoy. What is a St. Patrick's Day...

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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