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Strange food of different cultures!

Food | Culture | 20th September 2021 | Virtual Wire

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One of the most beautiful aspects of travelling is to have the opportunity to enjoy different world cuisines in the countries you will go to. The best way to experience a new culture, get to know the locals better and make your trip even more memorable and enjoyable is to taste something from their local cuisine.

In these countries, we are always looking for the best restaurants with the best quality food. However, there are some foods that you may not even want to eat or taste. You can get familiar with each of them in this list, which includes some of the most unusual dishes in the world.


Cobra Roast

The village of Le Mat, 7 km from Hanoi, is famous for growing and preparing snakes. The Cobra roast is prepared right in front of the client: first, they take the snake out of the cage, pull it to make it angry and open its "hood". Then they kill and cut her right there. First of all, they squeeze the poison out of her teeth, then cut off her head, decant the blood (it is then mixed with alcohol and drank), and the heart is taken out. The bravest people eat the heart, it is believed that it gives a person strength and courage. The

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impressionable can simply taste the roast with a cobra.


Tuna Eyes

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The Japanese consume the bulk of the world's tuna catch in a year. In supermarkets, you can often see a whole section dedicated to tuna. There you can buy any part of the fish. The most exotic offer is tuna eyes. They are fried and served with rice and soy sauce.


Casu Marzu

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This sheep cheese is produced in Sardinia. It is famous for the fact that cheese fly larvae live in it. And the name translates as "rotten cheese". Casu marzu is a kind of Sardinian pecorino, only it is fermented longer, bringing it to the stage of decay. If you look closely at the delicacy, you can see that the cheese is teeming with worms. Daredevils who decide to try this cheese are advised to protect their eyes: the larvae can jump high.


Swallow's Nest Soup

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Swallow's nest soup is considered one of the most expensive Chinese dishes. Nests are eaten in Vietnam, Indonesia, China, Singapore, it is a valuable delicacy. This dish consists of fry, fish roe and other seafood. It is a delicious and powerful aphrodisiac. The food has a high price, because it is extremely dangerous to collect swallow nests, as they are located on sheer cliffs.