- When it comes to eating human beings will be forever adventurous.
- Which one of these weird tastings would you try?
When it comes to eating, human beings will be forever adventurous. While some may enjoy traditional and familiar dishes, others may be more adventurous and curious to try new and unusual foods.
In fact, there are many weird and bizarre foods that are consumed in different cultures, some of which may seem strange or even repulsive to outsiders. Here are some!
Termites and grasshoppers
Fried termites and grasshoppers are a delicacy in Kenya.
Termites are often roasted or fried before being eaten. They are commonly eaten as a snack, and some people also add them to stews and soups to enhance the flavor.
Termites are high in protein, and their consumption has been linked to improved immune function and other health benefits. They are popularly consumed alongside a famous Kenyan starch Ugali.
These eggs are a popular delicacy in China, preserved for many weeks or months in a mixture of clay, salt, wood ash, and quicklime.
Through the process, the yolk becomes a dark green to grey color, with a creamy consistency and strong flavor while the white becomes a dark brown, translucent jelly with a salty flavor.
These eggs may be paired with rice and salted dried pork or steamed with spinach.
Fried tarantulas(a type of spider) are considered a delicacy in some parts of the world, particularly in Cambodia.
These tarantulas are usually cleaned and then fried in oil until they are crispy on the outside. Some people compare the taste of fried tarantulas to that of fried chicken or shrimp.
Tarantulas are considered poisonous some Cambodians consume them regularly.
Cobra hearts are infused with wine in Vietnam. This popular drink is popular among tourists and locals. Only the adventurous and brave can indulge in this drink.
Typically it is dropped in a transparent shot glass containing alcohol and then drunk as a shot.
Which one of these weird tastings would you try?