5 Unique Food Around The World
There are so many tourists on the world. Visitor who journey for vacation, traveller who journey for looking for their identity, traveller who journey to look for experience or discover new thing, and traveller who look for for food. Regardless which traveller you are, before your journey, plan properly, also research for resort offers, phone cards or business offers, understand about the lifestyle of the country that you want to visit and the travel tips or warning for the country that you purpose to visit.
For amazing food fan on the world, you might be amazed on the food that you will discover during your journey that you might challenge yourself into trying.
Below are some unique and weird foods around the world:
1. Deep Fried Tarantula, Cambodia
Imagine yourself taking the big, furry, whole fried Tarantula that is found in Skuon city in Cambodia. Dare yourself for a taste of it. You might think that it is not a very well-known food, however, not only it is popular for the local, it has attracted a lot of vacationer from far to come to Skuon just to have the taste of the fried Tarantula. Some who has taste the Tarantula said that it taste like skinny chicken with crunchy on the outside and sticky.
2. Huhu, New Zealand
Common beetle in New Zealand and it is a Traditional food for Maori. Some said it flavor like butter chicken, some said it flavor like peanut butter, assess it yourself.
3. Balut, Phillipines
Balut is well-known food for phillipines. Some said that the meals is definitely surprising as Balut is a fertilised chicken or dug egg that the embryo is almost developed; it is the egg that nearly hatched, it has partially formed feet, blood vessels, feather, eyeball etc. The well-known way of taking it is by boil it and eat directly away out of the shell with spoon.
4. Casu Marzu, Sardinia
Casu Marzu is a cheese, however it is not like typical cheese, the name itself indicates Rotten cheese. The exclusive of this cheese is that it still has in existence insect larvae living in the cheese itself to generate futher fermentation. Casu Marzu has to be consumed while the insect larvae still in alive, as it can cause harmful if consumed when the larvae is dead. It might be difficult to flavor Casu marzu now as the cheese has been prohibited because it might risk the health of the one who eat it (allergy response, intestinal larvae disease etc), however it is said that Casu Marzu is still available in underground in Sardinia.
5. Live Octopus, Korea
If you are raw beef fan, eating sannakji or live Octopus might be a fantastic experience. Yes, when you eat it, the octopus is still in alive. This food is prepared by slicing up alive baby octopus and only seasoned with sesame oil. The octopus tentacles are still wriggling when the dish is served, and you have to eat properly to loosen the tentacles so that it does not stick in your mouth, throat or teeth. The other way Korean wat Sannakji is by eating the alive Octopus by Soju; choose one octopus and dip into the soju to make the octopus sleeping and then put into your mouth. Eating live octopus might sound amazing, however, be careful not to have the octopus suction cups stick on your throat as it can be quite risky.
Other than the 5 food above, there is still a lot of unique food in the world.
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