Dog Meat and Rooster balls: The 10 Most Exotic Asian foods

Posted on January 15, 2009 by

 

Chicken feet- a Chinese delicacy

Chicken feet- a Chinese delicacy

Picture deep-fried grasshoppers and stewed chicken feet — the world of Asian culinary is wild beyond your imagination. Perfect for the brave new traveler, eating in Asia requires a certain degree of guts and a wild sense of adventure. As an Asian saying goes, ‘The key to one’s heart is through his stomach.’ As you eat your way through Asia, you´ll find yourself getting deeper in the heart of this mystical continent. 

 

Crunch Filippino Balut

Crunch Filippino Balut

 

 

From the crunchy Filippino Balut (half-hatched duck eggs with partially formed fetus) to the powerfully ‘aromatic’ King of the Fruits -Durians, you’ll get a sneek peek at all the exciting Asian foods that bring new levels to your tastebuds!

Inspired to write this article after daring myself to try all the culinary delights in the Philippines, I knew I had to let the World know about these amazing food, that some of us might have just found them too gooey to swallow! 

Eating in Asia is definitely not for the faint-hearted…

Read more of my article on MatadorNights.

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About Nellie Huang

Nellie Huang is the co-founder of WildJunket. As a professional travel writer with a special interest in offgrid destinations and adventure travel, she scours through the world in search for a slice of undiscovered paradise. In her quest, she's climbed an active volcano in Guatemala, swam with sealions in the Galapagos and built a school in Tanzania.

6 Responses to “Dog Meat and Rooster balls: The 10 Most Exotic Asian foods”

  1. Sheheryar September 1, 2009 8:57 pm
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    Picture show Rooster balls?

    • Nellie January 22, 2010 10:26 am
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      The first picture shows chicken feet, while the second shows balut, half-hatched duck eggs. ;)

  2. Andy Jarosz January 22, 2010 12:02 pm
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    I think I would have to draw the line at balut. I just couldn't!

  3. Darryl Huang June 22, 2011 9:21 pm
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    I lived in the Philippines for 4 years.
    I love balut. The taste is not as terrible as it looks. :)

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