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Weird Foods To Try Before You Die

Fugu Of Puffer Fish In Japan

Puffer fish, or fugu, is well-known for being a dish that stands a good chance of killing the person it's served to. But people still eat it — partly because some people like living life on the edge, but mostly because all people like getting high...

Tarantula In Cambodia (Phnom Penh)

Fried tarantula is a delicacy in Cambodia where people take great delight in consuming these creepy crawlies...

Witchetty Grub In Australia

Aboriginal people consider the witchetty grub a delicacy, and are happy to eat them as often as possible. The taste of the witchetty grub has been compared to scrambled eggs...

Shiokara In Japan

Shiokara is a Japanese dish made from marine animals such as squid which are fermented in their own viscera. It's no wonder that it's often gulped down and followed by a shot of whiskey...

Sannakji In Korea

In Sannakji, the octopus’s legs are removed while the critter is still alive, so that its little limbs are still wriggling on your plate like a pile of worms...

Giant Bullfrog In Namibia

The Giant Namibian Bullfrog is a delicacy in this African nation, but when you consume them, timing is everything...

Hakarl In Iceland

Isolated in the North Atlantic, Iceland evolved unique culinary traditions since the time of the Viking colonizers. Hakarl, or fermented shark meat, is one such dish. The shark is buried to ferment in its own fluids for several months, then cut in...

Baby Mice Wine In Korea

The baby mice wine comes from ancient Korean cuisine. It is much debated however, that this wine, also considered to be a health tonic, could have had originated from China as many Chinese consume the baby mice wine along with several other wines ...

Balut In Philippines

It’s a boiled egg that contains not only a yolk but also a semi-developed duck embryo. Often hailed as one of the Philippines’ most iconic and exotic delicacies, it is cracked open and eaten with alcohol...

Casu Marzu In Sardinia

While most of us go to great lengths to prevent maggots in our food, Casu Marzu, a traditional Sardinian cheese, features them in all their live, wriggling glory (or should that be gory?) The cheese is steeped in history and has been made by Sardi...

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Weird Foods To Try Before You Die

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Fancy sampling a live octopus or fermented shark. Better still, are you game for a plate of maggot cheese.