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What do you think is the weirdest food in your country? :joy:

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In my opinion, the weirdest food we have in Philippines is BALUT. It is a developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell. I havent tried it yet. :joy:

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Michelle.Batan wrote:
In my opinion, the weirdest food we have in Philippines is BALUT. It is a developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell. I havent tried it yet. :joy:


+1  


I only tried the "sabaw" should we call it soup lol.

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In my country they eat lots of weird stuff. Weird at least for me...to name a few: they eat iguanas and their eggs, saus which is like pickled pig feet, everything in the chicken including feet, cow tongue, intestines all kind of stuff that might be regular for others but I think is pretty weird.

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Michelle.Batan wrote:

In my opinion, the weirdest food we have in Philippines is BALUT. It is a developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell. I havent tried it yet. :joy:

OMG that is weird!!!!!

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you should try it Michelle! hahahaha

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The ones who eat cockroach and worms. Why?  

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Rocky mountain oysters. I wonder who decided to eat them first.

I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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Michelle.Batan wrote:

In my opinion, the weirdest food we have in Philippines is BALUT. It is a developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell. I havent tried it yet. :joy:

If you're going to eat/buy Balut, tell the vendor to pick you just the smallest chick. :grin::grin::grin:

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Ari wrote:
In my country they eat lots of weird stuff. Weird at least for me...to name a few: they eat iguanas and their eggs, saus which is like pickled pig feet, everything in the chicken including feet, cow tongue, intestines all kind of stuff that might be regular for others but I think is pretty weird.


eeeeewww! lol have you tried it?

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Ari wrote:
Michelle.Batan wrote:
In my opinion, the weirdest food we have in Philippines is BALUT. It is a developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell. I havent tried it yet. :joy:

OMG that is weird!!!!!


YES IT IS! HAHA

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Aileen.Cortes wrote:
you should try it Michelle! hahahaha


No thank you. lol

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Frederick.Dizon wrote:

Michelle.Batan wrote:

In my opinion, the weirdest food we have in Philippines is BALUT. It is a developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell. I havent tried it yet. :joy:

If you're going to eat/buy Balut, tell the vendor to pick you just the smallest chick. :grin::grin::grin:



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I *knew* Rocky Mountain Oysters had nothing to do with the Rockies. x_x


mmmmmm balut... so tasty... slurp slurp slurp.... nom nom nom nom  

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Here there is a region where they eat "bachacos" (big ants) and I've heard of people eating iguanas and possums :(:(... In other region people eat "chiguire" and "lapa.

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How about timalok? 

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Frederick.Dizon wrote:
How about timalok?


what is timalok?

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Timalok? Tinulang manok hehehehe.....

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Kinilaw na kambing. Lightly grilled/blanched goat meat mixed with chopped onions, bell peppers and chilies and steeped in white cane vinegar. I think it's weird because it is practically raw goat meat. I couldn't... I just couldn't...

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Bugs and other weird things aisde, "Killing me softly" from Tarlac. They hit the chicken (while alive) repeatedly with a stick so it develops bruises. They said it makes it yummier. I just find it too...brutal so even though it's just chicken, I have no desire to taste it.

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ikaymoreno wrote:
Bugs and other weird things aisde, "Killing me softly" from Tarlac. They hit the chicken (while alive) repeatedly with a stick so it develops bruises. They said it makes it yummier. I just find it too...brutal so even though it's just chicken, I have no desire to taste it.
I never heard of this. OMG...  

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Nursalyn wrote:

Timalok? Tinulang manok hehehehe.....



weird nga HAHAHAHA :rolling_on_the_floor_laughing:

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ikaymoreno wrote:

Bugs and other weird things aisde, "Killing me softly" from Tarlac. They hit the chicken (while alive) repeatedly with a stick so it develops bruises. They said it makes it yummier. I just find it too...brutal so even though it's just chicken, I have no desire to taste it.



seriously? :persevere:

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Aileen.Cortes wrote:

Tamilok?


yung parang bulate ba yan na mahaba :persevere:

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We must taste it.....That is our task....you start from michelle.....hahahaha

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Nursalyn wrote:

We must taste it.....That is our task....you start from michelle.....hahahaha


pass! hahaha :rolling_on_the_floor_laughing:

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pass! hahaha :rolling_on_the_floor_laughing:

You can do it! :grin:

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Michelle.Batan wrote:
In my opinion, the weirdest food we have in Philippines is BALUT. It is a developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell. I havent tried it yet. :joy:

I never tried eating BALUT. Seeing the chick hair inside the shell keeps my stomach up and down. 

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Pigiret it belongs to frog clan. We fried it like chicken. And it taste like chicken.

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Doreen.Paurnia wrote:

I never tried eating BALUT. Seeing the chick hair inside the shell keeps my stomach up and down.

Like this?




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Frederick.Dizon wrote:
Doreen.Paurnia wrote:
I never tried eating BALUT. Seeing the chick hair inside the shell keeps my stomach up and down.

Like this?


LOL!! It scares me! Luckily chick didn't grin on that selfie.

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Doreen.Paurnia wrote:

Michelle.Batan wrote:

In my opinion, the weirdest food we have in Philippines is BALUT. It is a developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell. I havent tried it yet. :joy:

I never tried eating BALUT. Seeing the chick hair inside the shell keeps my stomach up and down.


same here :rolling_on_the_floor_laughing:

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Frederick.Dizon wrote:

Doreen.Paurnia wrote:

I never tried eating BALUT. Seeing the chick hair inside the shell keeps my stomach up and down.

Like this?


scary :persevere:

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Michelle.Batan wrote:
ikaymoreno wrote:
Bugs and other weird things aisde, "Killing me softly" from Tarlac. They hit the chicken (while alive) repeatedly with a stick so it develops bruises. They said it makes it yummier. I just find it too...brutal so even though it's just chicken, I have no desire to taste it.


seriously? :persevere:


I first heard of it when we went there during a fiesta and people were talking about how yummy it was. It just made me so sad for the chicken.

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Nobody here eating BALUT?

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Nursalyn wrote:
Nobody here eating BALUT?


It's a NO for me  

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Aileen.Cortes wrote:
Tamilok?


I tried the Fried tamilok when I was in Surigao. I just can't say No to the locals lol. It wasn't really that bad. But the "kinilaw" is too much! Slimy raw tamilok soaked in vinegar?? I kennaaaat  

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ikaymoreno wrote:
Bugs and other weird things aisde, "Killing me softly" from Tarlac. They hit the chicken (while alive) repeatedly with a stick so it develops bruises. They said it makes it yummier. I just find it too...brutal so even though it's just chicken, I have no desire to taste it.


Yeah, I heard of that too. I feel bad for the chicken  

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