Foods You Love Only if You Were Raised On Them

Written by Keren Mikva


Think of a hard-boiled egg. Now put a barely developed duck fetus inside it. This is balut, and, unbelievably, it is a popular street food in Vietnam and the Philippines. Boiled and salted, these can be found on most corners, and they’re eaten as snacks throughout the day. One can only imagine the horror of an unsuspecting tourist looking to try out some local flavor…