Are you a big-time foodie? Do you love to explore different dishes? If yes, then you must be always on the hunt for some new and unique flavors to explore. Well, our globe is full of food destinations from where you can order some extremely weird tastes. So, if you are looking forward to eating something unique, then you can try the following things –
Shirako is a Japanese dish that means white children, but in it, sperm sacs of either cod, angler fish, or puffer fish are used. If you aren’t a seafood fan, then this might look weird to you. Moreover, when it is served on the plate, it looks like a white blob of goo or a minimalist brain. Okay, so from looks it might seem like a gross dish, but when you taste it, then it tastes like a sweet custard. So, don’t let the look of Shirako fool you as it tastes amazing and contains high nutritional value.
Balut is a Philippines delicacy that is cooked with a fertilized duck egg. The duck egg has a partly developed embryo inside it boiled alive, then you have to eat it from the shell itself by peppering it with a pinch of salt, chili, and vinegar. To eat this goodness, you have to punch a hole in the shell and suck the savory liquid out of it and then crunch down the rest of the remaining parts including features, bones, and all. It might look weird to eat, but the flavors of this dish are very decent and refreshing for your taste buds.
White ant egg soup
Okay, so this ant egg soup is not at all drool-worthy and can’t be digested by everyone. It can be easily categorized as one of the world’s most unusual soups. Gaeng Kai Mot Daeng combines a mixture of ant eggs and partial embryos from the white ant, plus a few baby ants to add sourness. If you are a fan of sharp and rich flavors, then you will definitely appreciate this bowl of soup. The taste of this soup is quite similar to shrimp and it is mainly served in Laos.
Jellied moose nose
The nose isn’t an actual choice of meat lovers ever. But, Canadians have been a little adventurous from the beginning so they thought of experimenting with nasal gastronomy. In this nose dish, the nose is properly cleaned after removing hairs and all other junk – thank god for that. And, then the nose is boiled with onions and spices, then it is properly sliced and covered with a broth that helps in setting into a jelly. So, it certainly looks very bad, but it’s pretty healthy. Visit Canada to try this jellied moose nose dish.
This Mexican dish is made from corn smut that is a fungus turned into a normal corn kernel into a tumor – it grows like spores covered in blue-black shades. To a regular person that might seem like a diseased corncob, but to Mexicans – it is a special culinary treat. They called this dish Huitlacoche – the literal meaning of it is sleeping excrement. This dish is enjoyed by Mexicans very much due to the woody and earthy flavors of the fungus.
Casu marzu also known as rotten cheese is an Italian dish that is made from the pecorino that has gone bad. It is quite an interesting dish where larvae of cheese flies are added to the pecorino for hatching. As a result, a very weeping and sharp taste is produced that you can eat with or without maggots.
Best Time to Travel Across Europe. So, if you are a big-time foodie as call yourself, then you gotta try some of the weird delicacies served around the globe to hold your title of the biggest foodies.