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15 Deliciously Disturbing Delicacies From All Around The World

Darwin's theory doesn't quite accommodate the concept of adaptation of food habits. Experimentation is perhaps the driving force of all the food enthusiasts out there. Some of them go way out of their line to try out something new, sometimes leading their "experiment" to be successful. Out of the world, delicious for a few, disgusting for the others but food all the same - people all around the globe treat their taste buds in a different manner. 

 

If you think your taste is weird, you NEED to check this out.

15 Deliciously Disturbing Delicacies From All Around The World

15 Deliciously Disturbing Delicacies From All Around The World

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1. Balut

1. Balut

Boiled duck's embryo to be eaten from the shell. Famous in Philippines, South east Asia - Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.

2. Shiokara

2. Shiokara

Marine animals cooked in the broth of their own organs. A famous delicacy in Japan!

3. Smalahove

3. Smalahove

Yes, it's a sheep's head. A Norwegian Christmas dish!

4. Escamoles.

4. Escamoles.

Mexicans have a different way of consuming tequila. These are the larvae of the ants found on the tequila plant. Would it make your head turn or your stomach?

5. Blood Tofu

5. Blood Tofu

Exactly what the name suggests, this is tofu made out of blood. Pig's blood, to be precise.

6. Fried Tarantula

6. Fried Tarantula

Cambodians definitely don't have arachnophobia. Fresh, fried, salted - one tarantula coming up!

7. Penis Fish

7. Penis Fish

A Korean delicacy. As funny as the name sounds, it consists of raw spoon worms.

8. Rocky Mountain Oysters.

8. Rocky Mountain Oysters.

They don't look a lot like oysters do they? Maybe because they're made out of bull calves' testicles. This one is popular in United States and Canada.

9. Virgin Boy Eggs/ Urine Soaked Eggs

9. Virgin Boy Eggs/ Urine Soaked Eggs

The names of some of these are such a suspense kill. China has a penchant for eggs boiled and soaked in the urine of virgin boys. Moreover it's known to cure ill health. The vendors collect the urine from elementary schools and soak the eggs in it overnight.

10. Dried Lizards

10. Dried Lizards

In some Asian Cultures, this is known to be a delicacy and are used for soup. Also, they have medicinal properties when mixed with alcohol.

11. Cockroach Sushi

11. Cockroach Sushi

So the next time there's a cockroach at your place just use it for Sushi. The Japanese love it!

12. Sannakji

12. Sannakji

Live baby octopus, seasoned with sesame would be served on the plate - These tentacles, though sliced up would be squirming on the plate and has to be consumed in a particular manner. If not, there are chances that these little creatures will stick to your throat. Another dish from Korea, it can also prove to be lethal.

13. Casu Marzu

13. Casu Marzu

This is famous on the island of Sardinia, and it is definitely an acquired taste. Cheese is left to rot which attracts flies. These flies lay eggs and the eggs hatch into maggots. Although illegal, people seem to enjoy it on that island!

14. Haggis

14. Haggis

Our Scottish friends brought this one into the world - Sheep liver, heart and lungs!

15. Cuy Bien

15. Cuy Bien

A delight from Peru, the guinea pig of all experiments. Literally. Guinea pig fried, on a platter!

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