Wednesday, October 14, 2009

move over andrew zimmern



she's been talking about it since before we left in january and i have to say i didn't believe half of what she said she eat. i, now, humbly admit i far underestimated my wife's threshold for bizarre foods and her gag reflex.

a balut is a fertilized duck (or chicken) egg with a nearly-developed embryo inside that is boiled or steamed. it is very popular street food in the philippines.

behold...champion of the balut:
video

what kills me is how nonchalant she was about it. lets just say there were no kisses on the mouth that evening.