The Most Dangerous Food in the World

Culinary extreme always invite curiosity for tourists who are looking for a challenge

Fugu in Tank, Nagoya

You may be a fan of extreme culinary, all can be obtained from a variety of tourist attractions around the world, but there are a bunch of foods that are in a dangerous category.

Here are foods that can make you sick, even kill anyone who eats it.

Fugu fish. This fish is commonly found around 3800 in the Japanese fugu restaurant, very dangerous for consumption, if it was served the wrong way. Although it tasted delicious but it is necessary to cultivate a seasoned chef with many years of specialized training to receive certification that allows them to serve fugu fish menu.

Casu marzu. Dishes that have been banned, though still can be found in several places in Italy, particularly the island of Sardinia. A culinary tradition for local residents in Sardinia. Very disgusting look rotten cheese containing maggots. Cheese laid out publicly to let the flies lay eggs in it, which then hatch into thousands of maggots - and eat the cheese, thus causing fermentation. When swallowed, the larvae can bore through human intestinal wall and cause severe disease.

Hákarl of Iceland

Hákarl. Hazardous foods derived from shark on the island of Greenland - these fish do not have a urinary tract and highly toxic. Traditional dish of Iceland through a fermentation process to filter out toxic substances in the flesh to hang out in the open for six months.

Ackee. This fruit originally came from West Africa, but a long journey to arrive in Jamaica and became the national fruit of Jamaica, containing toxic named hypoglycin, as well as its toxic black seeds. This food has been consumed when really ripe, unripe fruit can cause Jamaican vomiting sickness that can result in coma or death.

Although extreme situations can be found in the culinary mentioned above, travelers with special interests have an obsession to keep looking and try to taste, whatever the risk. Travelling always brings a certain aura of special adventures.

(Source Conde Nast Traveler, Michael - Travel Kompas /Images Wikimedia Commons - wikipedia)


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