Tarantula belongs to the family of spiders. Fried tarantula is a regional delicacy in Cambodia. It is believed that the scarcity of food in the villages of Cambodia led to consumption of spiders.
Chicken, duck or pig blood is popularly consumed in places like Shanghai, Poland, Philippines, Korea, Singapore etc. The famous Korean blood soup is made with ox blood and is often used as a hangover cure. Now, that’s what we call a bloody good meal!
This Chinese delicacy is made by preserving duck, chicken or quail eggs in a mixture of clay, ash, salt, quicklime, and rice hulls for several weeks and sometimes even months. The mixture turns the egg yolk into a dark green colour and imparts a strong smell.
Considered as one of the most eerie mammals, bats are popularly consumed in various Asian and Pacific Rim countries. The fruit bat soup is commonly eaten in Palau. Fruit bats are considered to be a delicacy and are known to have a flavor similar to that of chicken
Ox tongue is very high in fat and is eaten across the world. Interestingly, roast tongue is also a Goan delicacy.
Sannakji is a raw Korean dish that consists of a live octopus, cut into small pieces and served immediately. The bite-size pieces are usually still writhing on the plate while the person consumes them.
With a variety flavors to choose from, whole scorpions are skillfully encased in these candies. Dangerously sweet
Smalahove is a Western Norwegian dish made from a sheep’s head. It is traditionally eaten before Christmas. The entire head is boiled or steamed for a couple of hours and then served with a few sides.
A favourite in Honk-Kong, Singapore and China, this dish looks humungous on that plate with the crocodilian paw, claws and skin all together. Tastes somewhat like chicken leaving a soft and gelatinous feel on your palate
Balut is a duck embryo which is still developing. It is boiled alive and eaten in the shell. It is a popular street food in the Philippines