Do You Recognize These 12 Strange Dishes?

There are so many strange foods that haven’t tried, or have you? How diverse is your experience with strange food?

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These Century Eggs from China are surrounded by rumors. Which of the following is not true?
Century Eggs have been eaten for centuries.
Legend says that the first Century Eggs were discovered by accident.
Their Thai name translates to horse urine eggs.
Century Eggs have been preserved in clay and salt for one century before consumption.

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Cambodian Fried Tarantulas reportedly taste like...
Chicken
Chips
Sausage
Steak

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Escamol from Mexico has a cottage cheese texture and a butter and nut taste to it. What is the main ingredient?
Rice
Silkworms
Ant Larvae
Fish Eggs

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These Edible Birds Nests, or Yanwo, from China are a very special food. Which of the following is not true?
Yanwo is popular in stew.
The nests are built by the Chinese Honeyguide bird that feeds on wax.
Some types of Yanwo can cost as much as $100
Some types of Yanwo can cost up to $10,000

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Ikizukuri is a dish from Japan that is illegal in Germany and Australia. Why?
It is poisonous if eaten in large amounts.
It is made from an endangered species of fish.
There are psychoactive chemicals in the fish that cause hallucinations.
The fish is still alive when prepared and eaten.

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Akutaq or Eskimo Ice Cream is an Alaskan dish that is very different from ordinary ice cream because it's traditionally made with animal fat and berries. For convenience, you can substitute the animal fat with what?
Milk
Vegetable Oil
Crisco
Butter

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The McLobster sandwich is a popular dish in Canadian McDonald's restaurants. What is not included in this dish?
Lemon
Celery
Lettuce
Mayonaise

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Casu Marzu from Italy is a rotten cheese dish that can leave an aftertaste for hours. Why do you have to eat it fairly quickly?
You want to eat it before the cheese gets warm.
It is served warm, and you eat it before it cools.
It will fall apart if not eaten quickly.
It is unsafe once the maggots die.

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Pacha is a delicacy made of a sheep’s boiled stomach, hooves, and head. Where does it come from?
China
Japan
Iraq
Italy

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Laver Bread is a Welsh dish. What is it?
Unbaked bread
A bread pudding
A spinach dish
A seaweed dish

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This Spanish dish made of tiny eels is called....
Criadillas
Angulas
Rabo de Toro
Pulpo de Gallego

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Burger King in Japan offers the Black Burger. Which of the following black ingredients is not used in this dish?
Black Mushrooms
Squid Ink
Pepper
Charcoal

C+, Strange Dish Novice

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You are a strange dish novice. You did not recognize most of these dishes, and you are more comfortable eating and preparing foods that you are familiar with. You will skip the maggots and living fish.

B+, Strange Dish Familiar

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You are strange dish familiar. You have eaten some strange foods in your time, but you have not seem them all. There is still so much out there to try, and you just might be willing push the boundaries of your diet.

A+, Strange Dish Aficionado

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You are a strange dish aficionado. You were familiar with most of these strange foods, and you have probably even tried some of them. You are excited to try new and weird dishes, and you aren't scared of few bugs.
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1
These Century Eggs from China are surrounded by rumors. Which of the following is not true?
Century Eggs have been eaten for centuries.
Legend says that the first Century Eggs were discovered by accident.
Their Thai name translates to horse urine eggs.
Century Eggs have been preserved in clay and salt for one century before consumption.
2
Cambodian Fried Tarantulas reportedly taste like...
Chicken
Chips
Sausage
Steak
3
Escamol from Mexico has a cottage cheese texture and a butter and nut taste to it. What is the main ingredient?
Rice
Silkworms
Ant Larvae
Fish Eggs
4
These Edible Birds Nests, or Yanwo, from China are a very special food. Which of the following is not true?
Yanwo is popular in stew.
The nests are built by the Chinese Honeyguide bird that feeds on wax.
Some types of Yanwo can cost as much as $100
Some types of Yanwo can cost up to $10,000
5
Ikizukuri is a dish from Japan that is illegal in Germany and Australia. Why?
It is poisonous if eaten in large amounts.
It is made from an endangered species of fish.
There are psychoactive chemicals in the fish that cause hallucinations.
The fish is still alive when prepared and eaten.
6
Akutaq or Eskimo Ice Cream is an Alaskan dish that is very different from ordinary ice cream because it's traditionally made with animal fat and berries. For convenience, you can substitute the animal fat with what?
Milk
Vegetable Oil
Crisco
Butter
7
The McLobster sandwich is a popular dish in Canadian McDonald's restaurants. What is not included in this dish?
Lemon
Celery
Lettuce
Mayonaise
8
Casu Marzu from Italy is a rotten cheese dish that can leave an aftertaste for hours. Why do you have to eat it fairly quickly?
You want to eat it before the cheese gets warm.
It is served warm, and you eat it before it cools.
It will fall apart if not eaten quickly.
It is unsafe once the maggots die.
9
Pacha is a delicacy made of a sheep’s boiled stomach, hooves, and head. Where does it come from?
China
Japan
Iraq
Italy
10
Laver Bread is a Welsh dish. What is it?
Unbaked bread
A bread pudding
A spinach dish
A seaweed dish
11
This Spanish dish made of tiny eels is called....
Criadillas
Angulas
Rabo de Toro
Pulpo de Gallego
12
Burger King in Japan offers the Black Burger. Which of the following black ingredients is not used in this dish?
Black Mushrooms
Squid Ink
Pepper
Charcoal

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