No. 1. Balut
Re: The Philippines.
It’s a duck egg, the embryo in which already acquired the feathers and the beak is raised and then it is cooked. They say that bones are particularly nice crunch. Eat it in Cambodia.
No. 2. Pacha
Just boiled sheep’s head.
No. 3. Wine from pups
This traditional health drink in China and Korea, the taste of it, say, kerosene. Little pups, still blind, are in the bottles of rice wine. Touching.
No. 4. Lutefisk
After the infected cheese, this dish is comforting clean. Even too.
It’s cod soaked in an alkaline solution to such an extent that the fillets could corrode silverware.
In principle, the alkali is used for pipe cleaning, weeding, burning the horns of a cow, and so on, but some argue that lutefisk edible. Continue reading
The ranking of countries with the most delicious food made the Agency CNN. Led by the top ten leaders of Italy, behind her followed by: USA, Mexico, Thailand, Greece, India, Japan, Spain, France and China. That second place gave to the States, it may be subjective (could American experts to ignore your country?). On the other hand, and in the American cuisine is the highlight. So, watch and learn, and in what camp is worth a try.
America is the birthplace of the world famous fast foods. No one can deny that it is extremely unhealthy food, but this rating is not about harm, but about the taste. So cheeseburgers a party to bypass will not succeed. Also the USA can be thankful for the appearance of chocolate chip cookies.
Mexican kitchen . on the contrary, collected all the most useful: tomatoes, avocado, lime, beans, garlic, chili and chocolate. Based on the chili and chocolate cook of the famous mole sauce. Also Mexico is famous for grilled pork tacos al pastor and an ancient Mayan dish of wrapped in sheets of dough made of corn flour. This food called tamales. Continue reading
The Puffer Fish
A dish is very expensive, so not every tourist can afford. The poison of puffer fish is not just deadly, it has no antidote. The most toxic body of the puffer fish is the liver. Ironically, this interesting fact does not diminish the number of people willing to eat her raw. A couple dozen foodies in the year when it dies.
31. “Thousand year egg”
The egg is coated with a mixture of clay with pine needles and left to sour in brine, cooked in a special way, which is edible can not be named under any circumstances. In the end, the egg white turns into black jelly-like mass and the yolk hardens and acquires a greenish tint. The dish is usually prepared from duck eggs, and its name is translated in every one, the most famous they are like “rotten eggs” and “thousand year eggs”.
32. Durian Fruit
It has a pungent smell, to describe which words is difficult, but can be called in a single word: “disgusting”. What only epithets are not awarded his scent! The smell of decaying flesh, rotting onions, dirty socks, toilet, rotten eggs… an Englishman, who visited Siam in the 19th century described their impressions of the aroma of durian: “it’s like eating herring with blue cheese over an open sewer manhole”. The smell is formed due to oxidation of juice after cutting. Many tourists say that if you ask to cut the fruit at the market and eat it at once, “fragrance” is not felt. On this peculiarity of the fruit does not end if you eat it together with alcohol, the consequences can be unpredictable, attack from heart failure to a short semi-conscious state resembling lethargy or coma.But if, holding your nose and overcoming the disgust, you still taste the durian flesh, then you will understand how she has a “divine” taste. Thai people say that durian, actually tastes sweet and similar to a sweet cream made with eggs and milk. Continue reading