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While most people probably do not consider the contents of their cookbooks to be too strange, to a foreigner your lunch could be the equivalent of a nightmare.

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Čvarci (sig. čvarak) is a specialty popular in the Balkan cuisine, a variant of pork rinds. They are a kind of pork 'crisps', with fat thermally extracted from the lard.

Domain: Food (other); Category: International dishes

Also known as "dead and alive" fish it originated in Taiwan where it is now illegal to prepare. It has recently become popular in China after chefs figured out how to keep the fish alive as it is ...

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Someone was once quoted as saying "The Chinese eat anything with four legs, except tables. And everything that flies, except airplanes". Apparently so. Also known as "Dragon in the Flame of Desire" ...

Domain: Food (other); Category: International dishes

Fairly cheap, these can be found in most Japanese grocery stores for about 1 USD. It tastes something like squid and should be boiled prior to consumption. Once again, don't forget to season.

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A northern swedish dish that consists of fermented baltic herring, it is usually sold in cans like the one in the picture. While they are being shipped the cans sometimes bulge due to the ongoing ...

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In indonesia they love these little stinkers. Supposedly though, they taste like bitter sunflower seeds without the salt. Chew quickly.

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Like many eastern foods, this one is served raw. Very raw. Just watch as the chef dismembers a small octopus before your eyes and seasons the pieces with sesame oil, if he can hit them that is, ...

Domain: Food (other); Category: International dishes

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