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Malatang: the hot pot version of self-serve froyo

Malatang (a.k.a. ma la tang or mala tang) is a create-your-own Sichuan variation of traditional Chinese hot pot. It is commonly translated to "spicy numbing hot soup." This early form of hot pot originated at the Yangtze River in the Chinese province of Sichuan and...

Prime Day Deals for Foodies & ALL Food Lovers

Amazon Prime Day 2022 Prime Day 2022 is upon us! From July 12-13, Amazon is dishing out many of its best deals of the year. If you love to eat and/or cook (or know someone who does) here are some of the best food & cooking-related Prime Day deals that you won't...

Vietnamese Pizza: the flavorful low-carb pizza you’ve been waiting for

Vietnamese pizza, technically called bánh tráng nướng (pronounced "bon chrang nung"), is a Vietnamese street food that is constructed like your basic run-of-the-mill pizza, but without the basic ingredients. The "dough" is made of circular rice paper covered with...
Vegan Jerky: meaty protein sans meat

Vegan Jerky: meaty protein sans meat

If you've gone grocery shopping recently, you may have noticed vegan jerky (a.k.a. animal-free jerky, plant-based jerky or meatless jerky) displayed at your local supermarket. It's one of the most noticeable vegan explosions to hit the market since hyper-accurate...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sweet Hummus: for your sweet tooth and (possibly) your health

Where can I get it?  |  How can I make it? What is sweet hummus?  As you may know, hummus (alternatively spelled “hommus” or “houmous’) is a savory Mediterranean spread primarily made of mashed chickpeas (a.k.a. garbanzo beans).  Sweet hummus,...
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

Malatang: the hot pot version of self-serve froyo

Malatang: the hot pot version of self-serve froyo

Malatang (a.k.a. ma la tang or mala tang) is a create-your-own Sichuan variation of traditional Chinese hot pot. It is commonly translated to "spicy numbing hot soup." This early form of hot pot originated at the Yangtze River in the Chinese province of Sichuan and...

Sfincione: this Sicilian pizza is made for bread lovers

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...

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...

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...

Prebiotic Drinks: quench your thirst by feeding your gut (bacteria)

What are prebiotic drinks? Prebiotic drinks are a category of beverages that are infused with prebiotics. So what exactly are prebiotics? Prebiotics are the non-digestible food components that stimulate the growth or activity of beneficial bacteria in your gut....

Healthy Eats

vegan, vegetarian & pescetarian foods…plus healthy eating tips

Vegan Jerky: meaty protein sans meat

Vegan Jerky: meaty protein sans meat

If you've gone grocery shopping recently, you may have noticed vegan jerky (a.k.a. animal-free jerky, plant-based jerky or meatless jerky) displayed at your local supermarket. It's one of the most noticeable vegan explosions to hit the market since hyper-accurate...

Fresh Fruit Infused Water: stop killing your taste buds, invigorate them instead

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? Why drink infused water? As you may have read from many of our previous health-related articles, drinking water is a necessity to healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle. Although water is readily available...

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...

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...

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;...
Vegan Chicken Nuggets: Do they really taste like chicken?

Vegan Chicken Nuggets: Do they really taste like chicken?

Vegan chicken nuggets are meat-free nuggets that mimic the taste and texture of traditional chicken nuggets sans animals and animal byproducts. They provide a good alternative to those who have specific food allergies or other dietary restrictions that prevent them...

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...

Arrosticini: tender Italian BBQ on a stick

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...

Jibarito: The Puerto Rican sandwich with plantains for bread

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 plantains…and yes, that makes it gluten-free. It’s usually...

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...

Porchetta: Italian pork roast for the holidays and every day

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:

 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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