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Cotton Candy Wine: know your cotton candy varietals

Cotton candy wine is a type of wine that is known to taste like cotton candy. Usually, these wines are made from grapes that yield a naturally sweet flavor that is likened to the popular fluffy treat. Are there any varietals that naturally taste like cotton candy?...

Cotton Candy Machines: Which one is the best buy?

Looking to make cotton candy yourself without going through the time and hassle of making it by hand? Then you'll need a quality cotton candy machine (a.k.a. cotton candy maker, candy floss machine, fairy floss machine). There are many different machines out on the...

Cotton Candy: a traditional sugary treat gets a new spin

Cotton candy, a fluffy cloud-like treat that evokes a sense of carnival enjoyment, is finely spun sugar. It traditionally has a few drops of food coloring to give it a pink or blue hue. Sometimes, a bit of flavoring is added as well. This cotton-like candy is made by...

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Cotton Candy Wine: know your cotton candy varietals

Cotton Candy Wine: know your cotton candy varietals

Cotton candy wine is a type of wine that is known to taste like cotton candy. Usually, these wines are made from grapes that yield a naturally sweet flavor that is likened to the popular fluffy treat. Are there any varietals that naturally taste like cotton candy?...

Honey Brick Toast: move over gingerbread houses

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is a honey brick toast?  Honey brick toast (a.k.a. brick toast, honey toast, Japanese honey toast, or Shibuya honey toast) is a thick dense toast often cut into cubes and assembled into a large brick...

Edible Raw Cookie Dough: it’s now OK to lick the bowl

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is edible raw cookie dough?   This is not the same kind of dough you used to lick out of your parents’ mixing bowl when you were a kid.  In other words, “this ain’t yo mama’s...

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...

Chimney Cakes to Doughnut Cones: the ice cream cone gets sweeter

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is a doughnut cone?  A doughnut cone (also spelled “donut cone”) is a dessert pastry that is baked or barbecued on a rotating cone-shaped spit, then covered with cinnamon & sugar.  In...
Pancake Cereal: two comfort foods in one

Pancake Cereal: two comfort foods in one

What is it? | How do I make it? What is pancake cereal? Pancake cereal is a hybridization of pancakes and cereal—more specifically, it is a variation of cereal made up of dozens (or even hundreds) of tiny pancakes drizzled with syrup. Unlike traditional breakfast...

Food Around the World

unique foods & dishes of regional cuisines across the globe

Mochi Ice Cream – melts in your mouth not in your hand

Ever wish you could just grab some ice cream and pop it in your mouth? If you have, then mochi ice cream was made for you. If you haven't, but you like ice cream, it's definitely still worth a try...And if you've already had it, more flavors await. What is mochi ice...

Hawaiian foods: taste the islands with lilikoi, guri guri and more

Hawaiian regional food Hawaii is the only state in the US that is entirely composed of islands.   Because of its geography, Hawaii is naturally known for its fresh seafood…Thanks for the poke craze, Hawaii (and btw, it’s pronounced POH-keh).   Other...

Sisig: awaken your taste buds with this umami explosion

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is sisig?  Sisig is a flavorful Filipino dish traditionally made of chopped pig parts marinated in a sour liquid mixture (e.g. lemon/lime juice or vinegar), grilled, then served on a sizzling plate....

Goong Sarong: these prawns are all Thai’d up

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is goong sarong?  Goong sarong is a Thai appetizer made of cooked shrimp or prawns wrapped in crispy noodles.  It’s usually accompanied by a chili sauce to dip the prawns in....
Mochi: the addictively soft and chewy Japanese treat

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...

Healthy Eats

vegan, vegetarian & pescetarian foods…plus healthy eating tips

Cotton Candy Grapes: Do they actually taste like candy?

Cotton Candy Grapes: Do they actually taste like candy?

What are Cotton Candy grapes? Cotton Candy grapes are a unique breed of grapes that look like traditional plump green grapes, but are said taste like the classic cloud-like county fair snack. These grapes were first made by International Fruit Genetics (IFG) by...

Buddha Bowls: healthy bowls bulging with goodness

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is a buddha bowl?  Buddha bowls are a hearty, health-conscious meal that consists of lean protein, colorful vegetables, grains and other healthy toppings all piled into a bowl.  They are aptly...

Exotic Vegetables: wake up your plates and palates

Since we’ve already posted about exotic fruits, it would only be right to post about exotic vegetables as well.  These are vegetables common throughout different parts of the world and can sometimes be found in your local produce market, or...

Exotic Superfoods: the lesser known healthiest foods in the world

What are they? | Where Can I Get them? What are superfoods?  What are the world’s most healthy superfoods? Superfoods are foods (usually fruits or vegetables) that contain an abundance of healthy benefits as compared with most other foods.  There is no...

Alaskan foods: explore the last frontier…by mouth

Alaskan regional food Alaska, the largest state in the US, also has the longest coastline of all the states.  This lends itself to wide access of fresh seafood and wild game.  Although you may have had Alaskan king crab legs, king salmon and bison burgers;...

Meat Lovers

food for carnivores and pollotarians

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 that are...

Shawarma: a meal fit for “The Avengers”

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is shawarma?  Shawarma (sometimes spelled “shawerma”) is meat prepared using a Middle Eastern process of grilling. Several pounds of seasoned meat are piled high onto a...

State and County Fair foods: bacon-wrapped, deep-fried everything

What are some interesting fair foods?  |  Where can I get them? What first comes to mind when you think of your local state or county fair?  Is it the bright lights of the Ferris wheel, the sounds of carnies trying to lure you to play a carnival game,...

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...
Korean Hot Dogs: corn dogs with a flair

Korean Hot Dogs: corn dogs with a flair

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are Korean hot dogs?  Korean hot dogs (or Korean corn dogs) are a variation of the traditional corn dog covered with different crispy toppings such as panko bread crumbs, fried potatoes or...

Glutto Digest is a nationwide food blog based in the US.  We feature unique & relatively esoteric foods & beverages 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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