When it comes to adventures, one can have many interpretations of what exotic is. For some, it may the adrenalin rush of a roller coaster, the rushing waters of a river rafting session or even the breathtaking sight of endless mountain ranges. On the flip side, there are those who like to stretch the limits of their palate and sample some of the oddest delicacies the world has to offer. Bones are also undeveloped at this age.
Yum! 8 food ‘delicacies’ in Asia that everyone else finds weird
Are you up for anything? Got a stomach made of steel? In this article we feature a selection of 30 of the most unusual foods you can find and eat across Asia. Eating horse is quite taboo in many cultures, but in Japan and Korea especially on the island of Jeju you can try raw horse meat sashimi. According to a Korean Nutrition Society study , horse meat contains high doses of acids and minerals that can be beneficial to your health. When I went to Beijing with some of my friends we sat down in a restaurant and played Russian Roulette with the all-Chinese menu and pointed at some pictures that looked quite good.
A small sampling of the most unusual foods from Asia. Warning: may not be for the faint of heart or stomach. Also known in Southeast Asia as "King of Fruits," if you consider a foul stench kingly.
As I spend much of my time living in the rural rice fields of Isaan, I have become somewhat accustomed to the weird foods of the region. But I will forever remember my first days here when I questioned some weird textured meat in my spicy Laab salad. But since this time I have somewhat withdrawn from eating weird foods in Asia, partly because there are many amazing alternative eating options, especially in Isaan our Isaan food guide here.