9 weird street foods from around the world

1. Bizarre foods to try!

Bizarre foods to try!

Street food is a smart way to know about the food culture of a particular country or state. And when it comes to street food across the world, there is something unique that makes a few places popular as compared to others. Here’s a list of 9 such street foods from the world and their story of uniqueness. Have a look.

2. Pork Blood pho, Vietnam

Pork Blood pho, Vietnam

Variety is the spice of life and this salty dish proves it in every way. This nutritious dish contains bits of pork, beef and coagulated pig blood that taste like salty jelly. It is often served with noodles or sprouts and is rich in carbs and protein.

3. Mopane Worms, Zimbabwe

Mopane Worms, Zimbabwe

Regarded as a favorite snack in Zimbabwe, they are giant, brightly colored beasts that are often collected from forest trees and are deep fried and served with chilled beer cans on the street.

4. Isaw, The Philippines

Isaw, The Philippines

You might have had all types of barbeque dishes, but this one is different and is easily available on the streets of Philipines. It is nothing but intestines of chicken or pork that is cleaned multiple times in chemical and then grilled on skewers. They are chewy and soft and best consumed with chilli sauce.

5. Hakarl, Iceland

Hakarl, Iceland

It is made from the Greenland shark and is fermented for years before being consumed. If we go by the reports, eating it raw can be dangerous. It is considered the most rancid food on Earth.

6. Frog legs and rice wine, Vietnam

Frog legs and rice wine, Vietnam

If you are done with all fancy hangover at plush clubs, try frog legs and rice wine delight. Easily available at street beer shops in Vietnam, this wine is highly potent and guarantees a sure shot hangover.

7. Tuna Eyeballs, Japan

Tuna Eyeballs, Japan

As the name suggests, they are soft and tender eyeballs of Tuna that are boiled and seasoned with soy sauce and rice wine. They are rich in omega-3 and are considered one of the famous street foods of Japan.

8. Balut, The Philippines

Balut, The Philippines

In the first view it looks like a hard-boiled egg, but when you break open it, there the real magic lies. Inside, it has a tiny duck fetus that’s been boiled alive. So, when you crack open the egg, first you get to have the broth and then there is the embryotic fluid full of nutrients that are served with beer in the Philippines.

9. Andouillette, France

Andouillette, France

The name might sound exotic, but in reality, it’s one of the stinkiest sausages you would ever have. It is made from pig intestines and is basically chopped and crammed into a sausage case and then deep fried. It is served with a dollop of fresh cream and mustard sauce.