Balut consists of a half-fertilized duck or chicken egg, served with a little salt after being boiled.
Birds nest soup: The saliva of the birds give this soup its unicity. It is one of the most expensive products consumed by humans, because of the difficulty in getting it.
Casu Marzu, or “maggot cheese”. It is consumed while the living beings inside it are still alive.
Kopi Luwak, is coffee made out of the excrements of a creature that resembles a cat, called the Luwak.
Rocky mountain oysters. Doesn’t sound so bad, right? Actually it was named that because some genius realized that calling this dish by its real name “buffalo’s fried testicles” might turn people off. It’s a good change…it’s a good change.
Fugu or poisonous puffer fish can only be prepared by expert chefs due to the fact that if prepared wrong, well, it could kill you.
Escamoles are made from the eggs of giant black ants.
Mongolian boodog is a goat or a marmot from inside out. That’s right, the animal is cooked in its own skin.
Whole sheep’s dead. Served with OR without its brain. Which would you prefer?
Human Placenta. Absolutely nothing funny or OK about this. Sadly, there are people in certain cultures that believe that it prevents postpartum depression and other pregnancy complications. It is found mostly in America, Europe, Mexico, Hawaii, China, and the Pacific Islands. Disgusting.
Kumis consists of fermented mare milk. Because a female horse’s milk contains more sugars than the fermented cow’s or goat’s milk, kumis has a higher, though still mild, alcohol content.