7 weird food you would not believe they eat in The Philippines

Are you up for a food trip? We take you around the Philippines for some unique and sometimes exotic food experiences. Exotic dishes for the daring food adventurers! From deep-fried frog legs to sautéed balut! The Philippine exotic food is already known in other parts of the world. Most of the dishes are made with fish, meat and vegetables but to make it more exciting; some locals added some ingredients that you can’t expect to be edible. Dare to taste them? Take a look!

Balut – Fertilized Duck in a egg

A balut (balot) is a developing duck (itik) embryo that is boiled and eaten in the shell. Pateros is where you can find this exotic delicacy of the Philippines. It is one of the many street food and it is usually sold at night time. The age of the egg before it can be cooked is a matter of local preference. In the Philippines, the ideal balut is 17 days old.

Balut – Fertilized Duck in a egg


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Written by Barbie Perez

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