3 Disgusting Food People Eat In China
As you already know, the world is struggling with coronavirus where everything has been in standstill.
According to scientist, coronavirus started in China with the aid of snake.
The locals in many countries consume foods that we find to be bizarre, but China has one of the largest varieties of food in the world. Walk down any street market in China and you’ll find the delicious delicacies, the tourist treats, and even the downright disgusting. Some of these dishes are known for their tastes, some for being unique, and others for their medicinal purposes and can be made from animals, plants, insects, and just about anything else.
Balut is a Chinese dish that was adopted by the Philippines in the 17th century. It is now considered a national dish of the Philippines but it is a Chinese food – hence it’s inclusion on this list.
Various insects are considered a delicacy in many cultures. In China, silkworms are one of those insects, and they are enjoyed by the locals. Silkworm pupae remaining after their fibrous cocoons have been harvested are used in several different ways for consumption. The flavor is like shrimp or crab and has a chewy consistency.
Silkworms can be found in local markets cooked several ways or stocked frozen and canned. Chinese-style silkworms are added to stir-fry with your favorite vegetables, soy sauce, and seasonings. Its normally served up with rice or noodles, or the pupae can be deep fried and served with your choice of dipping sauce.
3. Stinky tofu
One of the most popular snacks in China is stinky tofu. The smell of the popular street food can be spotted from a block away, maybe even further. The traditional dish is tofu fermented in a mixture of milk and a vegetable, meat and fish-based brine, or a combination of these ingredients.
It is usually deep-fried in vegetable oil and served with chili and soy sauce and served in small squares skewered together and served on a plate. It can also be found steamed, stewed, or served in a soup. Biting into stinky tofu feels like biting into a piece of soft cheese and tastes best when served with sauce or toppings.