Bizarre food?

In the coming weeks, Xpress will explore the world of offal, sample insects and strange fish parts and go on a wild-foods walk with local expert Alan Muskat.

Are the foods we'll try really all that bizarre? Perhaps to cultures that can afford to be picky. But in many areas of the world, people don't balk at things like grubs and beef heart — they regard them as valuable sources of nourishment and protein. Also, you may be surprised how many foods that are typically discarded are actually delicious.

That being said, if you tend to have squeamish sensibilities, it might be wise to skip this three-part series we're offering. But, if you're interested in lamb "oysters" and the taste of shirako (look that one up at your own risk), then read on.

Xpress will also present some rather PG-13 multimedia, including video of brave eaters trying daring local offerings. Keep an eye on
—Mackensy Lunsford

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