Most of the time, we choose foods that we want to eat based on the taste, flavor, or ingredients. If the taste doesn’t match to our liking, then we would probably just skip it. However, it is also often that we choose the food based on its visual. When the food looks visually good, it is usually more appetizing. Hence, we often feel overwhelmed when looking into weird looking foods. However, visual doesn’t always represent the real flavor. So that here are some of the weird-looking foods that actually taste better than what you see:
Yes, it is a type of sausage that has the most weird-looking visual that so many people love to look at. And one of the reasons why it looks not-so-good looking is probably because its main ingredient is blood. It makes the sausage looks dark and unappetizing. However, there are still many people who love this food because it tastes delicious and can be paired with many other foods.
Thousand year old eggs
Many of you might have heard about this particular food originated in China. They are also known as pidan and considered an appetizer in Beijing. This dish is made from dug eggs packed into a mix of ammonia, chalk, and mud. Then they are left tor est for about couple of weeks so it is not really a thousand year old. Then, they are sprinkle with some soy sauce and sesame oil. It is often served with pickle ginger. The taste is different from regular hard-boiled eggs and surprisingly more flavorful.
This is a weird-looking fruit and many people who look at it feel funny. The skin is pretty thick in red color. The interesting part is that the skin of this fruit is covered by hair that looks like spiny fronds. On the inside, the fruit is in white color with the seed inside. The shape is round and the texture is a bit like jelly. However, it is very sweet, refreshing, and tasty.
Another weird-looking fruit that you can find mostly in Asian countries. This fruit has love and hate relationships with many people around the world especially due to its intense smell. Not to mention that this fruit has spikes on the skin. On the inside, the fruit has pretty weird texture in yellow color. Be ready to the intense aroma that can be smelt from miles away for hours or even days. However, the taste is so addictive and flavorful.
The name itself doesn’t sound so weird but when you look at its visual, then you understand why not many people hesitant to give it a try at first. Also, this food is made from the thymus and pancreas of several animals such as cows, goat, or veal. So looking at its visual and what made of it can put people unease before giving it a taste. However, it tastes so delicious that many people said it tastes even better than bacon fat.