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Kai Jeow: the puffy Thai omelet from the streets

Kai jeow (also spelled as khai jiao, khai jiaw, kai jeaw or kai jiew) is a traditional Thai fried omelet. What makes it unique is its puffed-up texture which is created by frying whisked eggs in hot oil. It is normally mixed with fish sauce and green onions but can...

Pad See Ew: the Thai dish for non-spicy eaters

Pad see ew (also seen as pad see eiw) is a traditional Thai dish made of flat stir-fried noodles, gai lan (Chinese broccoli) and a choice of pork, beef, chicken or shrimp. It is flavored with a mix of soy sauces and oyster sauce. "Pad" means "stir fried" and "ew"...

Drunken Noodles: get a kick from these spicy noods

Drunken noodles a.k.a. pad kee mao is a popular Thai dish made of stir-fried noodles mixed in with vegetables and either pork, beef, chicken or shrimp. It often plays second fiddle along with pad see ew to the crowd-favorite pad thai. It's best characterized by its...
Sfingi: the original Italian doughnuts

Sfingi: the original Italian doughnuts

Sfingi (a.k.a. sfinci or sfince) are the original doughnuts of Italy, specifically Sicily. They are deep-fried dough balls that are often sweetened with powdered sugar. If you're a foodie, or somewhat familiar with Italian cuisine, you may be thinking, "But I thought...

Trendy Foods

new food creations & food crazes

Mangonada: a refreshing Mexican slushie with a kick

Mangonada: a refreshing Mexican slushie with a kick

A mangonada (a.k.a. chamango, chamoyada and mangoneada) is a blended frozen Mexican drink primarily made of mangoes and chamoy. Its bold sunset colors of orange and deep reds are a visual representation of its bold mix of sweet, sour and spicy flavors. Because of its...

Cheese Tea: nothing like tea topped with a layer of cheese

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is cheese tea?  Cheese tea is not as jarring as it might initially sound.  In the same way cheesecake is cake combined with a light, smooth cheese…cheese tea is tea combined with cream...

Shaved Snow Affogato: soft snow drowned in global flavors

What is shaved snow affogato? Shaved snow affogato is a variation of traditional affogato, an Italian dessert that is simply gelato (Italian ice cream) “drowned” in espresso. traditional affogato It substitutes the gelato with shaved snow and can be...

Superfood Lattes: lucma lattes, golden milk, moon milk & more

Where can I get them?  |  How can I make them? What are superfood lattes?  Superfood lattes are milk-based (or alternative milk-based) drinks made with some type of superfood.  They are known as healthy alternatives to coffee and other...

Cotton Candy Ice Cream Cones: get your head in the clouds

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is a cotton candy ice cream cone?  Cotton candy ice cream cones (a.k.a. cotton candy-wrapped ice cream, cotton candy cones, cloudy ice cream, cloud cones, sugar clouds, candy floss ice cream...
Cotton Candy Vodka: soft candy meets hard liquor

Cotton Candy Vodka: soft candy meets hard liquor

Cotton candy vodka is a flavored alcoholic beverage that tastes like cotton candy or spun sugar. It is made with a base of traditional vodka which is combined with natural and/or artificial flavors. What is it made out of? This cotton candy-flavored vodka is typically...

Food Around the World

unique foods & dishes of regional cuisines across the globe

Kai Jeow: the puffy Thai omelet from the streets

Kai Jeow: the puffy Thai omelet from the streets

Kai jeow (also spelled as khai jiao, khai jiaw, kai jeaw or kai jiew) is a traditional Thai fried omelet. What makes it unique is its puffed-up texture which is created by frying whisked eggs in hot oil. It is normally mixed with fish sauce and green onions but can...

Roti Canai: curry up and eat it

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is roti canai?  Roti canai (a.k.a. “flying bread” or “roti prata” in Singapore) is a popular Malaysian flatbread served warm and has a crispy, yet chewy texture.  It is typically served with a...

Paletas: Mexican popsicles with bold flavors

Paletas (pronounced pa-LE-tas) or "paletas Mexicanas" are traditional Mexican popsicles, which come in many types of flavors and combinations. They are a popular snack sold by street vendors, Mexican stores and paletarias. Who invented paletas? There is not one...

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...

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...
Sfincione: this Sicilian pizza is made for bread lovers

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...

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...

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...

Eating Out Healthy: easy modifications to make your food orders healthier

Eating out healthy on a regular basis is possible.  Just know your options. This is a quick guide on various order modifications you can make so you eat healthier. Here's a list of many foods & drinks commonly served at restaurants and simple substitution requests...

Halloumi fries: hallou from the other side

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are Halloumi fries?  Halloumi fries are fried sticks of halloumi, a semi-hard cheese from Cyprus made from a combination of goat’s and sheep’s milk.  Its high melting point makes it perfect for...

Meat Lovers

food for carnivores and pollotarians

Arrosticini: tender Italian BBQ on a stick

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...

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...

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...

Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage: vegan pork for meat lovers

What are Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage?   Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage are meatless alternatives to pork and sausage created by Impossible Foods.  Like the widely-available Impossible Burger, both of these plant-based “meats”...
Porchetta: Italian pork roast for the holidays and every day

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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