7 WEIRD FOODS AROUND THE WORLD

 

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❤ BEONDEGI – Skilworm pupae are typically served as a snack in Korea.

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❤ BAALUT –  A fertilized egg from a duck is boiled in the shell and served as a great delicacy in Philippines.

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❤ TONG ZI DAN – Well, this is actually disgusting. They are called “virgin boy eggs”, and every spring in the city of Dongyang, they boil the eggs in the urine of young schoolboys.

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❤ ESCAMOLES – Escamoles or insect caviar are the ant larvae that is harvested from the blue agave’s (tequila plant) roots. Because nothing that comes from tequila could be bad…

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❤ HÁKARL – Or in other words, descomposed shark. Hákarl is poisonous when it’s freshed. In Iceland, they bury the shark to be fermented in its own fluids for several months. Then they hung it up to dry.

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❤ MONKEY BRAINS – Just how it sounds. It’s “typical” in the Chinese cuisine, but it’s not the only one. In Indonesie, they believed that eating monkey brains could cure erectile dysfunction.

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❤ PUFFIN HEART – They are so cute. Sadly, in Iceland there are a lot of lovers of their hearts.

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❤ WITCHETTY GRUB –  They were traditionally foraged by Aboriginees. When served in a fancy restaurant, this is how it looks like:

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