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Russian Food Terms You Must Know

Want to know more about Russian cuisine? Then you'll want to get familiar with some basic Russian food terms. Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of total area. It spans from eastern Europe to northern Asia. It was part of the USSR (the Union of Soviet...

Vietnamese Food Terms You Must Know

Want to know more about Vietnamese cuisine? If so, you'll want to learn some basic Vietnamese food terms. First, let's cover a little about Vietnam. Vietnam is a country located in Southeast Asia. It borders China along the north, the South China sea along the south...

Thai Food Terms You Must Know

Love Thai food, but are unfamiliar with the Thai language? Then you'll need to learn some basic Thai food terms. But first, let's cover a bit of background about Thailand. Thailand is a country in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by Myanmar (Burma) along the north and...
Puerto Rican Food Terms You Must Know

Puerto Rican Food Terms You Must Know

Curious about Puerto Rican cuisine? Then you'll want to know a bit about Puerto Rico as well as some basic Puerto Rican food terms as well. Puerto Rico is a Carribean island and a territory of the United States. It's located to the east of the Dominican Republic and...

Korean Food Terms You Must Know

Korean Food Terms You Must Know

Interesting in Korean food? Then learning basic Korean food terms will come in handy. Additionally, you should have a little background on Korea itself. Korea is an East Asian region divided into two parts, North Korea and South Korea. North Korea is bordered by China...

Indian Food Terms You Must Know

Indian Food Terms You Must Know

Indian food has dramatically increased in global popularity since the early 2000s and by the late 2010s, has become the 4th most popular cuisine in the world. With Indian cuisine becoming more widespread, it's a definitely good idea to get familiar with some basic...

Greek Food Terms You Must Know

Greek Food Terms You Must Know

Ever walk into a Greek restaurant and the only things you're familiar with are the fries and maybe the gyro? (Btw, according to Greeks, it's pronounced YEE-rro with a rolling "r.") If so, you'll want to know some basic Greek food terms. But first, let's quickly cover...

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...

The Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger: veggie burgers made for carnivores

(Question: Which of these are meat burgers, Impossible Burgers, or Beyond Burgers? See answer below.) What are they?  |  Where can I get them? What is the Impossible Burger?  What is the Beyond Burger? The Impossible Burger is a...

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...

Whipped Drinks: Dalgona coffee, whipped strawberry milk and so much more

Types of Whipped Drinks | Tips for Making Whipped Drinks In times of uncertainty, many seek some level of escape by gravitating towards the things that provide amusement and comfort. Thanks to the widespread coronavirus-related lockdowns, a food & drink trend that...

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,...
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...

Moringa (a.k.a Malunggay): the new green superfood on the block

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is moringa?  Moringa (technically moringa oleiferaa.k.a. malunggay, kamunggay, malungay, malangay, marango, mlonge, drumstick tree, horseradish tree, “the miracle tree,” or “the tree of...

Nevada foods (from Reno to Vegas): diners, buffets and so much more

Nevada regional foods Nevada is a state of extremes, from its hot arid deserts to its frigid snowy mountains—bustling casinos to desolate ghost towns.  Its food scene is no different.  The Silver State is home to tons of notable eating establishments: simple...

Pandan: eat your greens in a sweet new way

Know what pandan is and where to buy it. Find out what pandan leaves taste like including notes on flavor and paste extract, plus more about a great kitchen dessert cake recipe. Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is pandan? ...

Michelada: the thirst-quenching Mexican hangover drink

A Michelada is a spicy and savory Mexican beer-based cocktail traditionally mixed with lime juice, chili powder and salt. It also often includes tomato juice and various spices and sauces. It's served in a Tajin-rimmed or salt-rimmed glass garnished with a slice of...
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...

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...

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,...

Egg Waffles: a waffle for bubble wrap poppers everywhere

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are egg waffles? Egg waffles are a variation of traditional waffles.  They are known by many names: bubble waffles, Hong Kong style waffles, eggettes, egg puffs, puffles, pancake waffles, pancake...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...
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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