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BalutThe Philippines and Southeast Asia

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In the
Philippines, this sidewalk snack—a duck egg that contains a fetus
about 20 days into gestation—is as common as a New York pretzel. Served by vendors who belt out their fetal wares with
the chant “baluuuut,” it is considered a delicacy in many
countries. The egg is typically tapped, then flipped upside down. The liquid is
drunk and then the egg is peeled to reveal part of a duck fetus imbedded
in the white, accented by the odd feather.

Where
to Find It:
All over major city centers of
the Philippines as well as in Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

Cost: As little as $1 each.

World's Strangest Aphrodisiacs

BalutThe Philippines and Southeast Asia

In the
Philippines, this sidewalk snack—a duck egg that contains a fetus
about 20 days into gestation—is as common as a New York pretzel. Served by vendors who belt out their fetal wares with
the chant “baluuuut,” it is considered a delicacy in many
countries. The egg is typically tapped, then flipped upside down. The liquid is
drunk and then the egg is peeled to reveal part of a duck fetus imbedded
in the white, accented by the odd feather.

Where
to Find It:
All over major city centers of
the Philippines as well as in Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

Cost: As little as $1 each.

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World's Strangest Aphrodisiacs

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