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Bizarre Foods – Philippines (Full Documentary)


Unusual Foods with Andrew Zimmern is a travel and cuisine television show hosted by Andrew Zimmern on the Travel Channel. Unusual Foods concentrates on regional cuisine from around the globe which is typically perceived by Americans as being revolting, unique, or bizarre. In each episode, Zimmern focuses on the cuisine of a specific country or region. He usually demonstrates how the food is procured, where it is served, and, normally without reluctance, eats it.

Balut, Calamansi, Bamboo shoots, Coconut and rice paste covered on banana leaves and roasted, Okoy (shrimp pancake), Deep fried fertilized duck eggs, child chickens marinated, steamed and fried, Tokneneng, Ube and cheese-flavor ice cream in a bun.
At Balaw Balaw in Angono, Rizal: Balaw-balaw sauce, with fermented shrimp paste, soup Number 5 (bull’s anus and testicles soup), uok in adobo, white worms from the larvae of crickets or beetles discovered in fallen coconut trees, crispy fried Alagaw leaves, ginatang bilo-bilo. At Everyone’s Café in San Fernando, Pampanga: Dinuguan, a blood stew, Crickets of rice fields cooked in adobo style, Betute Tugak (packed frog with pork).
Puerto Princesa: Banana Skewers, bananas rolled in brow sugar and deep-fried with caramelized sugar crust, fried chicken intestins on a stake. Kinabuchs: seaweeds, mussels on a half shell, grilled tuna belly, snails cooked with coconut, tuna collars grilled.
Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National forest, mangrove worms.
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