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Unhatched baby duck egg
This dish is very popular in Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia, Laos … In of them, duck eggs are incubated for 16 to 20 days, then boiled and eaten with vegetables, fresh ginger, and sliced lime. Most foreigners will not brave to eat unhatched baby duck egg because it feels like a scary dish.
Although the color is very eye-catching the famous fruit of this Asian countries are not pleasing Western visitors. For many people, the smell of durian is quite uncomfortable so they have to seal their noses away a hundred meters. Many visitors cannot eat this fruit even if it is only one piece.
It is considered the Chinese dish of the past. The stinky tofu has a taste like a rotten fertilizer, but with people who eat them, they taste extremely delicious ecstasy. This dish is usually fried crispy, served with cabbage salt and soy sauce. For Western visitors, trying to eat tofu is definitely a difficult and unforgettable challenge.
This is one of the strangest specialties of Japan. The apple of the eye and the Pars orbitalis are very hard, only the cone-like part of the jelly after steaming is edible. This dish makes many Europeans do not dare to look, not to talk about eating.
Shirako (Fish Genitals)
Shirako is male dish genitalia. Shirako is made with fish sperm bags. According to many people, shirako is not easy to eat. Its taste is quite strong. Moreover, Japanese people love to eat fresh shirako.
Although bats are also often eaten by many Asian countries, they see the black bat in Indonesian specialty soup bowls, it still makes many people feel scared.
Natto is a fermented soybean with a very unpleasant odor, intense taste. On the surface of the natto covers the viscous fibers, silk like a spider web. Most people can not eat natto because they can’t endure the smell of this dish, not because of the taste is not delicious.
Raw Horse Meat
Basashi – raw horse meat is a traditional Japanese dish. The meat is sliced, easy for put in mouth, served with pureed ginger and some aromatic vegetables, dipped in shoyu soy sauce. Although many people commented that the taste is not bad, for Western tourists, eating red meat is still a big challenge for them.
In many Asian countries like Thailand, Cambodia … insects are an indispensable part of culinary arts. Here, insects such as spiders, scorpions, locusts … are often piled high and ready for use as a snack. Many people who can eat insects will feel the food is delicious, nutritious. However, for many people, trying on foods which are made from insects still requires a great deal of courage.
This is a famous Korean dish. The tentacles of the octopus are cut and eat as soon as they are snatching on the plate, or if more courageous, you can eat the whole one. However, eating whole an octopus is quite risky because the suction on the tentacles can cling very tightly and cause choking.