Location: Philippines
This duck’s egg, an embryo which has grown a beak, feathers and grew, and then it is cooked. They say that the stone particularly nice crunch. Eat it in Cambodia.

Location: Iraq
Simply boiled sheep’s head.

Location: Korea
This traditional wellness drink drink in China and Korea, taste it, they say, like kerosene. Tiny little mice, even blind, lie in bottles of rice wine.

Location: Norway
This is cod, soaked in an alkaline solution to such an extent that could erode the fillet silverware.
In principle, an alkali is used for pipe cleaning, weeding, burning the horns of the cows and so on, but some argue that lyutefisk completely edible.

Location: Sardinia, Italy
This goat cheese, cheese infected flies. Result: a bomb-decaying skunk, moth larvae.
Translucent larvae are able to bounce, so you need to protect your eyes. Taste burns language, cheese follows smelly liquid called lagrima – tears, and the larvae are not digested and can begin to multiply, causing vomiting and bloody diarrhea.
Cheese is a delicacy in Sardinia, but its production is illegal. Yeah, exactly where at least someone is willing to eat it – he denied.

Location: Mexico
This is a giant black egg liometopumovyh ants that live in the agave. Collect the eggs damn dangerous job, because ants are poisonous and do not like people.
The consistency eggs around like cheese. Usually eat them in tacos with guacamole sauce. Taste them pretty good, so buying in Mexico, something of a national cuisine, you may not notice that ate ant eggs.

Location: Korea
In Korea, a great delicacy is considered to be an octopus. To see and select it possible in large aquariums, which are typically located at the entrance to the restaurant. Love it, and older men and young girls.How to eat: Right there is the octopus to the head, then he will not strangle you with its tentacles. But it is for thrill-seekers, usually as an octopus is cut into small pieces, approximately 1-2 cm and served with kimchi (Korean cult dish – pickled cabbage in a special way). Pieces of tentacles wrapped in kimchi and eat.
On the palate: how overcooked squid. That is tough.
Than useful: absolutely no fat.

Location: Cambodia
In Cambodia, a noble delicacy, almost like black caviar in the West, is considered a big spider “a-ping” – a kind of poisonous tarantula. This signature dish Skuon town near Phnom Penh. Do not be afraid of intimidating form poisonous spider with large fangs, a palm-sized adult male. Before starting to cook, a spider have to find, get out of the hole and pull poisonous fangs. Then arthropod slowly roasted over an open fire (always on the wood) with the addition of large amounts of salt and garlic. When black chitinous shell acquires a reddish-brown hue, a spider with a crisp and very tender inside ready to use.
How to eat: it is desirable to scorching hot, the best hands.
Taste: like chicken.
Than useful: contains high quality protein and is almost devoid of fat. Helps to relieve back pain and heal some diseases of the respiratory system. Spider’s legs, abdomen and poisonous jaws insist on rice wine – it turns dark brown turbid liquid, which raises the general tone.

Location: Asia, Amsterdam, New York, China
Scorpions eat, not only in Asia. In the elite restaurants in New York and Amsterdam pampered with exotic delights audiences are treated to a snack of a scorpion on a cushion of cheese surrounded by lettuce leaves.
How to eat: – Better without legs and head. The body inside is white, sometimes brown color. By the time of preparation is not toxic. Considered a delicacy. In Chinese restaurants scorpions often cook for a couple and served on a thin pancake with a slight sour sauce and vegetables.
On the palate: an exotic dish a crisp, if a scorpion inside is not empty, it has a slightly bitter taste.
Than useful: it is considered an aphrodisiac.

Location: Vietnam
On the streets of Vietnam’s possible to find a variety of exotic dishes. Beating heart of a cobra, armadillo soup or chicken hearts, marinated in pig blood. All of these refinements offer the best and most expensive restaurants. The apotheosis of the exotic and incredibly expensive meals are dishes from bats. The restaurant caught animals are kept in a cage, and the client provides the right to choose the one you like.
How to eat: vending mouse made meticulously consider stretching the wings. After that one lightning strike chef chop off her head. Blood from a wound to pump into the glass, of course, drink it.
Taste: meat bats to taste similar to beef, curry sauce, but more rigid.
Than useful: the Vietnamese believe that the blood and meat bat strengthens virility.

Location: Hong Kong
In the best restaurants in Hong Kong is a sophisticated dessert brain monkeys. Honestly, the dish is not for the faint of heart. After lengthy preparations, not everyone can decide to try this exotic.
How to eat: Before you turn on your table, the dish (if one can call a live monkey) must undergo a rather complex process of preparation. The fact is that, traditionally, the brain is fed directly into the head of live monkeys. For this rule is firmly fixed, landing under a table with a hole for the head, the hair on my head shaved, and then pierce the skull with a small hammer and chisel. After the upper part of the skull is removed, the brain eating a teaspoon. And most importantly: a table to be finished before the death of the animal, because the brain begins to degrade very quickly! Fortunately, modern chef (apparently under pressure from animal protection societies) came up with the same recipe for this “dessert”, which does not have to resort to such an unthinkable barbarism.
Taste: like cold rice pudding.
Than useful: protein content of less than half the meat and if it were not a lot of cholesterol, the brain of a monkey could be a diet food.

Location: Paraguay
Earlier in Paraguay eat rat meat is mostly in small villages, but now the fashion spread throughout the country. True rats are now often replaced by guinea pigs, claiming that their meat does not yield to their useful properties, and the taste even sweeter. Fried, stewed, stuffed, dried – Paraguayans can make rodent parasites in any form.
How to eat: the best newborn rats, which are prepared and swallowed whole with a glass of milk.
Taste: like roast duck.
Than useful: Paraguayans believe that the meat krysok very rich in protein, also was not greasy, and yet it supposedly improves the complexion.

Location: …
It is estimated that during his life people regardless of their desire to eat about 500 insects. For example, with the bread. This flour beetles, flour worms, which can sometimes be found in a piece of bread in the form of solid dark pieces. Processed worms necessarily be in jams and preserves, in the tomato paste or ketchup … At 100 grams of dried insects contain from 37 to 1960 and protein from 4 to 1933 fat. For comparison – in 100 beef contained only 27.4, the protein. The content of calcium and phosphorus in insects is the same as in duck eggs.

Location: Cambodia, U.S., Missouri
In Cambodia, one of the most popular dishes – is a specially cooked grasshoppers. And still love grasshoppers in the U.S., Missouri.
How to eat: – fried, it’s better hot, with soy or fish sauce, sprinkling plenty of red peppers. Head and legs is better to separate along with the stomach. Foot – the food on the fan, they are edible, but there are unusually long, so you can not swallow, do not bite each first half.
The taste: something reminiscent of fried potatoes with a kind of creamy, slightly sweet flavor.
Than useful: the product, rich in proteins, phosphorus and calcium.

Location: Africa
Every rainy season, water is thrown out of normal hordes of termites, and the inhabitants of the African savannah collect their baskets, then cook and eat in the very different form.
How to eat: Insects are usually fried or baked in the dough. Eaten with the fingers. Exceptional delicacy is queen termites: it can reach huge sizes up to 10 cm and has a swollen abdomen. It is served with fruit.
The taste: similar to dried veal.
Than useful: Termites are rich in proteins, fats and vitamins.

Location: China
Most caterpillars eat in China. These are small, yellowish larvae of butterflies that look like long springs and not hairy.
How to eat: well done. Caterpillars often prepared in oil, is planning in the flour with salt and pepper. Then thrown into the hot oil, almost like potato chips. So it’s better preserved delicate mild taste by elastic browned crust.
The taste: a little reminiscent of soft salted pumpkin seeds, empty inside, so almost no crunch.
Than helpful: Very high-calorie, fast comes a feeling of satiety.

Location: Philippines, Thailand
The Philippines and Thailand, there are many sophisticated ways of cooking crickets – they are fried, dried and even baked into chocolate.
How to eat: it’s better without the legs and wings, but you can entirely. Crickets fun crunch in the mouth, and if you do not think that this is a non-standard food, come to an end as quickly as popcorn at the cinema show.
The taste: similar and grasshoppers and caterpillars, in general, the standard fried insects.
Than useful: their shell contains useful chitin, which helps digestion.

Location: China, Russia
In China Beekeepers eat bee larvae. Therefore, the Beekeepers different strength and masculinity. Moreover, not only in China but also in Russia beekeepers have long been eating “worms bees in honeycombs.
How to eat: raw, right in the combs of honey. Grilled with salt and pepper, they are excellent snack with beer. And of them are preparing pate.
The taste: raw, have very refined taste of sweet cream.
The more useful: a high content of mineral deficiencies.

Location: South America
In South America, the favorite dessert are ants.
How to eat: live! Ants must move. In the sweet molasses, or sauce, dessert or a teaspoon. In expensive restaurants, giant ants fed in tartlets with black currants.
The taste: It has a subtle lemon flavor.
Than useful: carbohydrates and vitamin C in its pure form!

Location: Mexico
In Mexico, the usual special kind of bug, which is endowed with a strong aroma reminiscent of a mixture of mint and cardamom.
How to eat: like ants, eaten alive, in honey or sweet sauce.
The taste: something minty and sweet.
Than useful: carbohydrates and nutrients propolis.

Location: Ecuador
Kui – National Ecuadorian food. Quite popular and relatively expensive dish.

And finally, Gennady


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