10+ Surprisingly Bizarre Foods You Should Try At least Once



If you consider yourself a big foodie, All opportunities are good for you to discover and test new flavors! But sometimes, some specialties of the world are so surprising that you could hesitate before dipping your fork!

grilled grasshoppers, pig brain, Pancakes of blood… If these dishes have little chance of landing on your local plate, other countries consider them as favorites and most delicious. So, Ready for the shock of cultures? Here are some foods that are considered the most bizarre foods in the world.

Haggis, Scotland


A sheep’s heart, liver and lungs minced and mixed with onions, oatmeal, suet and seasoned with salt and spices cooked inside the animal’s stomach. If that doesn’t sound appealing, I just don’t know what will.

Water bugs, Indonesia

water bugs

It is true that bugs don’t produce the ideal indoor fragrance, but apparently, they would taste good. Although around the world, entomophagy (eating insects) is regulated, these insects are an excellent source of protein. In Papua, the bug is prepared and packaged in wood-fired leaves

Tuna Eyeballs, Japan

Tuna Eyeballs

Japanese food is no stranger to Western culture and sushi restaurants are becoming increasingly popular around the world. But what about another Japanese specialty, the boiled tuna eye? even though it sounds nasty, apparently it’s tasting pretty similar to octopus or squid.

Deep-Fried Tarantula Spider, Cambodia

Fried Spider

Falling face to face with one of these arachnids, the most likely reaction would be the sharp scream! Cambodians, meanwhile, have a different reaction: they fry and sell for a few cents. Crispy and sticky at the same time!

Witchetty grub, Australia

Witchetty grub

These small larvae can be eaten raw, with a taste close to the kernel, or slightly cooked, and the taste would look more like roast chicken with a texture comparable to scrambled eggs.