Weird Foods From Around The World

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When we hear the name of countries like China, Japan, etc, the first thought that comes to our mind is about the crazy insane foods that they have been consuming since ages.

There is no offense regarding this, but when you see these dishes, you would wonder if you would really try these dishes or not.

Bravo to all these people, who consume the most weirdest and craziest foods that one can hardly even imagine!

In this article, we bring to you the list of weirdest foods from across the world and people who actually practice eating these weird foods!

Read on to know more about these interesting foods and do share your thoughts on the same! Keep reading.

Rocky Mountain Oysters

The name may trick you into believing that it is an oyster. But, it is not! It is actually a part of a bull-calf's testicles that is sliced, peeled and deep fried.

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Fried Brain Sandwiches

This is one of the famous dishes that is widely eaten across the world. It consist of the brain of a cow, which is fried and made into a patty before serving.

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Escamole

This looks like a grainy salad, but it is the larva of ants. It is supposedly said to be very tasty and nutritious! Wonder who wants nutrients from such things!

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Hakarl

This is supposed to be one of the worst foods that one can try. It is made from the fermented basking sharks, which are dried atleast 5 months before consumption.

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Drunken Shrimp

This is one of the most popular dishes to have in China. The shrimps are eaten alive after soaking them in some ethanol to make them more soft and juicy. Would you want to also try this delicacy?

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Sannakji

This is one of the most sickest foods that people eat! This is the raw remains of an octopus, where the chef dismembers an octopus and serves you the creepy-moving hands and legs of the octopus. This dish is seasoned with some sesame oil and salt.

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Mopane

These caterpillars are named after the tree that they were found on. They are believed to be rich sources of protein and are relished as a crispy snack. It is mainly consumed in Africa.

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Tuna Eyeball

This is one of the cheapest foods that is easily available in Japanese markets. It tastes like squid and should be boiled to get the right taste of it.

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Balut

This is a developing duck embryo, which is boiled when the embryo is alive and eaten while it's still hot. Would you dare to try something feathery?

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Ying-Yang Fish

This is also known as a dead or an alive fish. Here, the chefs make sure that the fish is alive when it is served hot on the plate. This is a way of showing the guests about how fresh the fish meat is. Really??

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Story first published: Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 12:31 [IST]
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