BunnyChow Card #10:
22 Dec 2018:
Tuck in: ‘weirdest’ food on offer in people’s home countries from Twitter
Mexico, and I think the weirdest for me is all the dishes that include insect’s eggs or larvae. Ahuautle, Escamoles, etc.
Australia: Bunnings snag. hotdog made in a hardware store
Germany & the weirdest food for foreigners probably is Mett. it’s just raw meat and we mostly eat it on bread.
Brazil: The weirdest one is a cornmeal with a type of giant ant (my grandma used to make me eat some in Christmas). The other ones are a mayonnaise with apple and peas, and a pasta that has fish, tomatoes and eggs. All of them taste really… weird,,,
France, and the weirdest normal food we have is eating marrow bones in stews. Or sea snails called bigorneaux. But nobody eats frog legs. That’s a myth
Sweden we have surströmming (fermented fish), its not as bad as people think it is as long as you know what to do with it. we also have (one of my favorite foods) blood pudding which is exactly what it sounds like
We call it black pudding here in Ireland and it’s delicious. The blood adds a rich taste but the spices and herbs negate the iron-y flavour you’d expect.
Poland and maybe flaczki? It’s basically… Chopped up pieces of cow’s stomach… In broth. It’s a soup made out of insides. Not my favourite thing. Also kiszone ogórki. It’s made probably in the same way sauerkraut is. But I promise, it’s fermented but it’s the best.
Canada we’ve got the putting maple syrup on bacon and sausages (for breakfast). It’s not super common but it definitely is a thing, in particular an Eastern Ontarian thing it seems.
But have you put maple syrup on snow? And just eat it like that?
Netherlands: I’m black and Dutch, but I have always found it weird that Dutch people eat french fries with chicken and applesauce???
Singapore: salted egg craze: like telur asin, they literally use that as flavour for everything,,,,like,,,,,,,salted egg potato chips and salted egg tarts and salted egg crab im,,,,i hate it but for some reason every lady whos 30+ year old loves it
And there has to be the last one
Philippines: I’ve never tried it but I hear lots about eating duck fetus 😖😖