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Weird Food - What is Balut

FoodstuffEdward KiledjianComment

Balut is a fertilized egg embryo that is typically aged for 16-21 days (depending on which country you eat it in) then boiled like a hard boiled egg and eaten. It is supremely popular in the Philippines and Vietnam.

I have encountered it often in those countries but just couldn't get myself to try it. My western palate just can't stomach this.

It is such a difficult concept for us that it was even a Fear Factor even