So here are some of the intriguing food I’ve seen, heard of, and some even tasted. For the squeamish, I advise you not to eat anything while reading this article. Keeping an open mind is a must.
Country of origin: The Philippines
Description: A fertilized chicken or duck egg is buried in the ground for a week, after which the egg — containing a half-formed fowl — is soft-boiled. Balut is eaten out of the shell with a spoon; there is no need to worry about choking, as the bones and feathers are only partially formed. This delicacy is widely believed to be an aphrodisiac and is usually sold by street vendors. Read more…