21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World

Those who have traveled a lot know that each nation has its unique eating habits and traditions. You might find, for instance, that eating worms is disgusting, but for people of another nation, this might be the ultimate food!


If you wanna check out how the rest of the world likes to pig out, check out the following extraordinary pictures. Which of these foods would you taste?


Smalahove, Norway

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Smalahove, Norway

A cooked sheep's head.


Basashi, Japan

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Basashi, Japan

Basashi (馬刺し) is raw horse meat that's sliced thin and served with ginger and green onions with soy sauce (醤油) for dipping. It is basically sashimi, but with horse meat instead of fish


Chapulines, Mexico

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Chapulines, Mexico

Chapulines are fried crickets from Mexico.


Durian, Thailand

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Durian, Thailand

Zwiebelmettwurst, Germany

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Zwiebelmettwurst, Germany

It's raw minced pork with onions, taste better with bacon.


Cuy asado, Ecuador

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Cuy asado, Ecuador

Cuy asado: grilled guinea pig


Sea egg, Barbados

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Sea egg, Barbados

It's basically a sea urchin. It can be enjoyed fried, stewed, sautéed, or even just raw with lemon juice.


Mopane worm, Africa

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Mopane worm, Africa

It's a large edible caterpillar, known as the Mopane Worm or Mopani Worm.


Balut, Philippines

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Balut, Philippines

Balut is a developing duck embryo.


Arroz de cabidela, Portugal

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Arroz de cabidela, Portugal

arroz de cabidela, which is essentially rabbit or chicken cooked in its own blood that's added to the rice with water and a bit of vinegar.


Vegemite, Australia

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Vegemite, Australia

Butod, Malaysia

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Butod, Malaysia

Known as 'butod' in Sabah, sago grub or sago worm is a popular delicacy. It’s an ugly but nutritious food.


Kercha, Algeria

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Kercha, Algeria

Kercha or stuffed sheep's stomach is popular in Algeria.


Frog legs, France

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Frog legs, France

One of the most well known delicacies in France is frog legs. They're usually fried with parsley and garlic sauce.


Soused herring, Netherlands

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Soused herring, Netherlands

In the Netherlands we eat brined herring. It's raw herring that's been preserved in salt, and it can be eaten on bread or just whole if you're in a hurry.


Century eggs, China

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Century eggs, China

P'tcha, Israel

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - P'tcha, Israel

In Israel people enjoy p'tcha, which is a dish prepared from jellied calves feet. It's very popular among people with Polish heritage.


Flæskesvær, Denmark

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Flæskesvær, Denmark

This is pigs skin in strips. You boil them first, then bake them with a lot of salt until they are almost too hard to eat.


Soondae, Korea

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Soondae, Korea

Soondae is a popular Korean street food and is more or less blood sausage, usually served with liver.


Surströmming, Sweden

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Surströmming, Sweden

Surströmming is fish that has been fermented for six months, covered in just enough salt to prevent rotting. When opened, the smell can be quite overwhelming.


Deep-fried Oreos, United States of America

21 Extraordinary Pictures Of National Foods That Seem Uncanny To The Rest Of The World - Deep-fried Oreos, United States of America
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