9 Weirdest Foods Around The World!
BIRD NEST SOUP
The Edible -nest swiftness bird builds its nest, not with twigs or leaves but with its own saliva. This habit of making soup, from this bird’s nest is common in China. This soup is one of the most famous and expensive food ($ 2,500 / kg). Since it is good for health, the people of China have been eating this for more than 400 years.
One of the fondest food of the Australian people, is the bulky, white larva, popularly known as the Witchettygrub. Varieties of larvae of different moths, are eaten by these people. It contains a high amount of protein and can be eaten, either raw or ash cooked.
Cambodia, is known for, it’s one of the most popular snack – The Fried Spider. It has been told, that the habit of eating spider might have started, during the time of starvation. Each spider is of a size of a human palm and cost nearly $ 0.08 (US).
It is eaten in France, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Spain and Italy. It is enriched with protein and vitamins. Its taste is to that of chicken. Frogs are even commercially raised, due to the demand of frog meat among the people.
It is nothing, but the grasshopper, which is a popular snack for the people of Thailand. It contains minerals, proteins (70%), fibres. It is good for health and so has become a popular Street food, which is served along with spices and sauce.
This soup is very common in countries like China and Singapore. It is so costly and the ordinary people often could not often afford to eat. The turtle with the soft shell is more commonly used. It cannot be seen in many places, since in many places turtles are destroyed for this purpose and it has been added to the endangering species.
It is actually the duck’s embryo. It is a very popular Street food in the Philippines and South Africa. It is mostly served along with the beer. Now-a-days, it is slightly hard to find this food more often in the public places.
FRIED RATTLE SNAKE
It is more popular in countries like US. Many diseases are cured by eating the meat of the rattlesnake and for this reason it has become popular among the people.It has a rich protein content and it helps in the effective function of regulating the hormones.
The habit of eating the pupa of the silkworm is popular among the people of Korea. It is a popular snack and is often sold by the street vendors and it is only rare in the market place.