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Balut – a boiled duck embryo from Cambodia

Do you fancy eggs? me to – just prefer to eat them before the embryo inside has a peck an feathers. The people in Cambodia apparently think differently, as a duck-egg-delicacy called balut is a great treat loved by the locals. The trick of preparing balut is to let the the embryo inside the egg to develop until the bird inside is nearly ready to see the daylight. When the embryo inside is right, the egg is boiled and served with a pich of salt on top.

The Cambodian locals enjoy their Balut normally as a night time snack, accompanied with a cold beer.

Source: wikipedia

Bug eating in Beijing

This video presents people eating all sort of  strange culinary delights you can find from around the streets of Beijing, China.

The finding include such as Scorpions on a stick, duck emryos on a stick, seahorses on a stick, starfish on a stick and pretty much everything else imaginable on a stick.