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WEIRD FOOD!. Done by: Anthony Tan (3A201) Mark Mun Wai (3A211). CONTENT. INTRODUCTION WEIRD FOOD BIBLIOGRAPHY. INTRODUCTION. Weird – odd, uncanny Food – any nourishing substance that is eaten, drunk, or taken into the body to sustain life So.. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • WEIRD FOOD!Done by: Anthony Tan (3A201) Mark Mun Wai (3A211)




  • INTRODUCTIONWeird odd, uncannyFood any nourishing substance that is eaten, drunk, or taken into the body to sustain life


    Weird food odd or uncanny substance that is eaten, drunk, or taken into the body to sustain life


  • OX penis (introduction)Chinese nations, they are commonly eaten by humans The penis is generally cooked by steaming or deep frying, and can also be eaten raw Believed to boost sperm count and cure for ailments

    Contains a lot of testosteronewomen are not encouraged to eat it


  • OX penis (pictures)


  • Century Egg (introduction)Century egg is a Chinese cuisine ingredient made by preserving duck, chicken or quail eggs They are placed in mixture of clay, ash, salt, lime, and rice straw for several weeks to several months After the process is completed, the yolk becomes a dark green, cream-like substance with a strong odor of sulphur and ammonia

    the white becomes a dark brown, transparent jelly with little flavor or taste Century eggs can be eaten without further preparation, or added to porridge

  • Century Egg (pictures)


  • Rotten Shark Hkarl ( icelandic for fermented shark) is a basking shark which has been cured with fermentation and hung to dry It has an acquired taste and has a very particular ammonia-rich smell and fishy taste. Those new to it will usually gag involuntarily on their first attempt and are advised to pinch their nose while taking their first bite It has been often described as disgusting, horrible, hardcore and not for beginners

  • Rotten shark (pictures)

  • Pla Ra (introduction)Pla ra is fermented fish, popular in Northeastern Thai cuisine.

    It is made by pickling several varieties of fish, mainly Snakehead Murrel and herring The fish is cleaned and cut into pieces, after which it is mixed with salt and placed in big buckets They are left ferment for three months

    One can tell if Pla ra is fermented by looking at the number of maggots

  • Pla Ra (pictures)

  • BUGS

  • CANNED CHRYSALIS Before emerging as a butterfly, a caterpillar goes through a stage during which it is called a chrysalis. A popular snack in South Korea. Also known to be a great side dish when drinking alohol

  • 3) Escamoles Popular dish in Mexico. Ant larvae, harvested from the root of the agave (tequila) plant. In some forms of Mexican cuisine, escamoles are considered a delicacy and are sometimes referred to as "insect caviar". They have a cottage cheese like consistency, and taste buttery and slightly nutty.

  • Scorpion soup (introduction)A soup made from scorpions Preparing can be a dangerous task. A chef was stung while preparing this soupScorpions are eaten in the south of China. They are reared in peoples homes, then sold in the markets. Scorpions have a woody taste and should be eaten whole, except for the tip of the tail

  • Scorpion Soup (pictures)


  • Bread (Body bakery) Thai Fine Art student and artist Kittiwat Unarrom is the son of a baker.

    All that baking exposure growing up has been a clear influence, but his artistic need to see things a little differently definitely flared up as he created the tacitly named Body Bakery brutally, gruesomely, almost unbelievably realistic looking sculptures of dismembered human body parts sculpted entirely from bread

  • Casu Marzu (description) Casu Marzu means rotten cheese and is most commonly referred to as rotten cheese and is most commonly referred to a maggot cheese The sheeps milk cheese has had the larvae of the cheese fly, Piophila casei, introduced to it. The cheese has to be eaten when the maggots are still alive because when they are dead it is considered to be toxic Diners have to sheild their eyes or place the cheese in a sealed paper bag first (larvae can jump when they are disturbed) Health issues have arisen (allergic reactions, intestinal larval infection)

  • Casu Marzu (pictures)

  • Raw blood soup (introduction)

    Raw blood soup is a dish made with raw blood of ducks or geese, with peanuts and herbs on top It is originated in Vietnam

    This is made by taking fresh blood and consume immediately with beer

    Blood soup tastes strangely metallic

  • 7) Raw Blood Soup (pictures)

  • Another version is to place the blood in the fridge to gently coagulate. To form a pizza like thing

  • BIBLIOGRAPHYMadison, J. (2009, June 24).15 most disgusting food. Retrieved from Brewood, V. (2009, September 15).10 weird food delicacies. Retrieved from Top ten weird foods. (2007, October 16). Retrieved from

    JFrater, Initials. (2009, july 22). 10 more utterly disgusting foods. Retrieved from

    Top 10 disgusting foods. (2007, september 11). Retrieved from /Culinary schools, Initials. (2007, september 11). The 10 most disgusting delicacies to try before you die. Retrieved from