1. Wasabi ice cream
For a treat with a kick, visitors to Japan’s Izu Peninsula can sample wasabi-infused soft-serve ice cream, which has a lingering, spicy aftertaste.
In Korea, baby octopuses are commonly eaten live – wriggling, squirming tentacles and all – with sesame oil and toasted sesame seeds.
3. Tavuk gogsu
One of Turkey’s prime delicacies is shredded chicken breast mixed with milk, sugar, cracked rice and flavourings such as cinnamon.
4. Chicken feet
Depending on where you’re from, this East Asian, Caribbean, South American and South African delicacy is either incredibly bizarre or perfectly ordinary.
5. Casu Marzu
Hailing from Italy, this pungent sheep’s milk cheese comes crawling with live maggots; their digestive juices help to break down the fats in the cheese.
This article was originally published in the December 2018 issue of SilverKris magazine