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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,...

Truffle Pizza – cookin’ up pizza that’s bougie

What is truffle pizza? Truffle pizza is any type of pizza that is either topped or infused with truffles. These truffles are a type of fungi (like mushrooms, not chocolate) that grow underground and are prized for their unique flavor. They can be difficult to harvest...

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...

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...

Molecular Gastronomy: the rebirth of a passing fad

Where Can I Get It?  |  How Can I Make It? What is molecular gastronomy?  Molecular gastronomy is a modern style of cooking that takes social, artistic and technical elements into account.  Although formally defined in 1988, “molecular...

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...

Dirty Bread: the messier the better

What is dirty bread?  Dirty bread (a.k.a. muddy buns) is a chocolate cream-filled croissant, coated in chocolate ganache and generously covered in cocoa powder.  Its mass appeal is that it inevitably gets your face “dirty” when you eat it. This food craze started...

Wellness drinks: get a healthy buzz with adaptogens & nootropics

What are wellness drinks? Wellness drinks are beverages that promote health and wellbeing with minimal to no negative side effects. They typically have low or no alcohol and include various ingredients known for eliciting healthy responses in the body. These...
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,...

Japanese cheesecake: wobble baby, wobble baby, wobble baby wobble

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is Japanese cheesecake?  Japanese cheesecake (a.k.a. Japanese cotton cheesecake, bouncy cheesecake, souffle cheesecake, souffle castella or jiggly castella) is a cheesecake that originated in Japan in...

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...

Ube: purple yam is what’s for dessert

What is ube?  Ube is a naturally purple-colored tuberous root also known as the purple yam.  It is traditionally pronounced “OOO-beh,” not “OOO-bae” nor “YOU-bae” since there are no long vowel sounds in Tagalog.  It is native to the Philippines...

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;...
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

Truffle Pizza – cookin’ up pizza that’s bougie

Truffle Pizza – cookin’ up pizza that’s bougie

What is truffle pizza? Truffle pizza is any type of pizza that is either topped or infused with truffles. These truffles are a type of fungi (like mushrooms, not chocolate) that grow underground and are prized for their unique flavor. They can be difficult to harvest...

Probiotic Drinks: the perfect chaser to better digestion

What are probiodic drinks? Probiotic drinks are beverages that are infused with probiotics (not to be confused with prebiotics). So, what are probiotics? Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts, usually found in large numbers inside our digestive system. They're also...

Soursop: the tart yet sweet fruit that’s super healthy to boot

What is soursop?  Soursop is a fruit that is indigenous to tropical areas around the world including South America and southeast Asia.  It’s scientific name is annona muricata and is also known as graviola, guanábana, guyabano, corossol and thu-rian-khack.  One...

Sushi Burritos: sink your teeth into sushi like never before

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is a sushi burrito?  Simply put, a sushi burrito is a large sushi roll wrapped up like a burrito.  The ingredients are typically those of a traditional sushi roll: protein,...

Food Delivery for Quarantine: a comprehensive list from Amazon Delivery to Zifty

Besides your basic pizza and Chinese food delivery, find out all your best delivery options for all kinds of cuisines (e.g. Mexican, Indian, Italian, Japanese, etc.) and preferences (e.g. ready-to-eat, ready-to-cook, etc.) Self-quarantining due to the...
Mushroom Chips – a crispy healthy potato chip alternative

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...

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...

Xiao Long Bao: Chinese soup dumplings for the soul

Xiao long bao (a.k.a. XLB, xiaolong bao or xiaolong mantou) are Chinese soup-filled dumplings. Typically, bao are steamed puffy white buns (or golden brown when baked) with either savory or sweet fillings. However, this type of bao doesn't have a puffy bun at all and...

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...

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...

Naan Pizza: swap out that boring pizza dough

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is naan pizza?  Naan pizza is pretty much what it sounds like, pizza made out of naan bread instead of traditional pizza dough.  Naan is an oven-baked flatbread that originated in Central and...

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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