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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...

Chipsi Mayai: Tanzanian breakfast with fries is served

Chipsi mayai (a.k.a. chips mayai or zege) is a popular street food in Tanzania. Chipsi is Swahili for "French fries" and mayai is Swahili for "eggs." As you might expect, it is an omelet with fries mixed in. Think of it as a more efficient way to eat scrambled eggs...

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...

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...

Blue Wine: life’s incomplete drinking reds and whites

What is blue wine?  Blue wine is a variation of wine that has specifically been produced to exhibit a distinct blue hue.  Its color is not meant to alter the flavor, but to primarily enhance the visual aspect when drinking. Drinking blue wine can be a bit of...

Food Cart Restaurants: where foods of all cuisines come to you…dim sum style

What Are They?  |  Where Can I Find Them? What are food cart restaurants?  Food cart restaurants are eating establishments that use small push carts to serve their ready-to-eat foods directly to their guests.  These serving carts or trolleys...

Rolled Ice Cream in an Egg Waffle: a beautiful marriage of two food crazes

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is “rolled ice cream in an egg waffle?”  It’s a next level dessert combining the two food crazes: rolled ice cream and egg waffles. Yes, we’ve posted about both these foods...
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

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...

Arepas: stuffed sandwiches filled with Latin flavor

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are arepas?   An arepa is a savory food that originated from Venezuela, Colombia and Panama.  It is consists of a cooked corn flour patty (either maize meal or flour) usually topped or...

Booza, Dondurma and Kaimaki: stretchy ice cream is elastic and fantastic

What is Booza, Dondurma and Kaimaki? Booza, dondurma and kaimaki all refer to Middle Eastern ice cream (a.k.a. Arabic ice cream or stretchy ice cream). They are all made with similar ingredients and are egg-free. Unlike most other types of ice cream, Middle Eastern...

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...

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...
Chipsi Mayai: Tanzanian breakfast with fries is served

Chipsi Mayai: Tanzanian breakfast with fries is served

Chipsi mayai (a.k.a. chips mayai or zege) is a popular street food in Tanzania. Chipsi is Swahili for "French fries" and mayai is Swahili for "eggs." As you might expect, it is an omelet with fries mixed in. Think of it as a more efficient way to eat scrambled eggs...

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...

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 specialty/international...

Food & Eating Safety: Best Practices to Prevent Getting Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Food & Eating Safety in Regards to COVID-19 Can you get the coronavirus from eating contaminated food? The USDA and FDA both state that there is no evidence that eating food can cause a person to get COVID-19. Due to natural stomach acids, the coronavirus would...

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...

Aphrodisiac Foods: plan a romantic dinner with scientifically sexy foods

What are some types?  |  How can I make them? What are aphrodisiac foods?  Aphrodisiacs are substances that are used to increase the libido.  Aphrodisiac foods (a.k.a. sexy foods or romantic foods) are aphrodisiacs specifically...
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...

Arepas: stuffed sandwiches filled with Latin flavor

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are arepas?   An arepa is a savory food that originated from Venezuela, Colombia and Panama.  It is consists of a cooked corn flour patty (either maize meal or flour) usually topped or...

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...

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....

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...
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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