I researched curious types of fruit and was focused on things like durian, stinking toe and Buddha fruit (the extract of which is 300 times sweeter than sugar). Then I came across a website listing 101 strange (read gross) foods. Since I am a sucker for gross foods to eat, I thought I’d share. Here is just a smattering from the list:
11. Akutaq (Eskimo Ice Cream) – Alaska
Photo Source : Meredith
Eskimo ice cream can sound sweet and creamy but it isn’t. It is made up of reindeer fat, seal oil, freshly fallen snow, berries and ground fish.
23. Blodplättar – Sweden and Finland
Photo Source :Emily Eveland
Similar to black pudding, Blodplättar is a thinner and crispier version made by whipping pork blood with milk, flour and seasoning, cooked in a frying pan like pancakes.
34. Dragonfly – Indonesia and China
Photo Source : Immortallife
Dragonflies are boiled or fried and they simply taste like soft-shell crabs.
67. Walking Stick – Asia and Papua New Guinea
Photo Source :Manataka
Walking sticks are actually insects and the taste is somewhat leafy.
100. Mosquito Eggs – Mexico
Photo Source :AFP
Mosquito eggs are first dried then roasted. They can be wrapped in tortillas and served with a squeeze of lime or lemon.
To see the full list in all it’s glory, visit When on Earth.