Feeling a bit hungry? We’ve found the most unusual culinary specialities from all over the world! From grilled guinea pig to snake soup, all these dishes will surprise you but, believe it or not, they are real traditional recipes! So, are you ready to try them?
In Sardinian, casu marzu means “rotten cheese”… Very tempting, isn’t it? This cheese, derived from pecorino sardo, is brought to a higher level of fermentation and infested by the larvae of the “cheese fly”. Although it is not allowed to be sold, it is still a very popular Sardinian speciality that can be found in every gourmet’s shop. Be careful, when tasting it, it is advisable to protect your eyes: the larvae can jump up to 15 cm outside!
Grilled guinea pig
While the guinea pig is a pet in Europe, it is not at all so in Peru, as illustrated by the famous Inca saying: “Raise guinea pigs and eat your fill”. The Peruvians see it as an everyday animal, just like a cow or a pig.
Fried or stewed, guinea pigs are often served on special occasions such as weddings or christenings and this one of The world’s most unusual culinary specialities.