I visit a 24 hour food court in Singapore called Kopitiam, where you can try a number of cheap dishes from a variety of different cultures. I try the Pig Organ Soup and try and describe it’s taste.
I try a bowl of Bosintang ??? Korean Dog Soup.
What do viewers think, why do we find it ok to eat certain animals and not others?
As someone who grew up on a farm and experienced killing animals for food, I find it interesting that people have an issue with eating certain animals and not others. I think any person who eats meat should at some stage in their life kill an animal to eat. I know when I killed and prepared an animal to eat, I was inclined to eat less meat as it can be a distressing experience.
In South Korea a special breed of dog called the Nureongi (???) or Hwangu (??) are farmed and eaten.
More information on dog eating in Korea – http://askakorean.blogspot.com/2009/08/dog-its-whats-for-dinner.html
When traveling to foreign locales it is always important to remember that some strange local dishes may not agree with you. In Beppu Japan I tried a a local delicacy, raw horse meat, with dire consequences.
Thanks to Jevoen for camera work and behind the scenes comments and waitress ‘Pho’ who endured my bad jokes and mis-pronunciation of her name.
Cendol is a refreshing Asian dessert. Made of shaved ice, coconut milk, coconut sugar, kidney beans and cendol, which is made out of flour. Tan of Melaka shows us how it is made
Take a look at some of the dishes you will eat when staying with a Balinese family. Balinese food tends to be sweet and/or spicy.
I joined some local “pinays” and did some street food hawking around the Manila downtown area. I tried bbq chicken intestine, fondly called “isaw” straight up from the grill, fried chicken balls, and the much too popular “balut” or the boiled duck egg complete with its embryo, which according to these locals is a good source of protein and serves as aphrodisiac for men.