Which Unusual Food Should You Try This Year?

It's time to push your taste buds to the limit... ever thought of trying guinea pig?

Desiree Van
Created by Desiree Van
On Mar 26, 2015

Which word best describes your attitude towards food?

What's your favorite meal of the day?

Choose a flavor:

Are you a vegetarian?

How do you feel about spicy foods?

Which of these would you find hardest to give up, if you had to?

Which of these looks most appealing?

Do you eat with your hands?

On a scale of 1-4, how much do you like cooking?

Pick a cuisine:

Durian

Durian

Durian is regarded by many in Southeast Asia as the 'King of Fruits'. This unusual fruit is distinctive for its large size (up to 12" long), formidable thorn-covered husk, and its strong odor.

You are energetic and curious. You love travelling and trying new things. You won't rest until you feel like you got the most of your day. So, will you try a durian this year? Let us know!

Black Rice

Black Rice

Black rice is filled with healthy antioxidants and a nutty flavor; a delicious swap for your run of the mill, basic white rice. It comes together in the same cooking manner, but with tasty and vibrant results.

You're loyal and down-to-earth. You take things at your own pace and enjoy spending time with your family and friends. You may feel a bit "vanilla" at times, but you have a great sense of humor and people enjoy your company more than you may know. Will you give black rice a go? Let us know!

Tongue

Tongue

Beef tongue can be pickled, roasted, or boiled. It may not look appetizing, but looks can be deceiving!!

You are all about adventure! Your main goal is to experience everything life has to offer. You are never afraid to learn new things and explore new places! Would you give it a go? Let us know!

Sweetbreads

Sweetbreads

There is nothing sweet or bread-like about this dish. It's the culinary name for thymus or pancreas - which is often soaked in salt water and then poached in milk. Once chilled, they are often breaded and fried. It may not sound great, but sweetbread is a favorite across many cuisines!!

You're creative and enthusiastic. You have an appetite for learning and meeting new people, and others can't help being attracted to your bubbly personality and contagious happiness! What do you think about sweetbreads? Would you try it? Let us know!

Kimchi

Kimchi

Kimchi is a traditional fermented Korean main dish made from a variety of vegetables and seasonings.

You are mature and sociable. You are comfortable at social events, and you find it easy to mingle and meet new people. Is 2015 the year that you try kimchi? Let us know!!

Tamales

Tamales

Tamales are a traditional Mesoamerican dish made of masa, a starchy dough, which is steamed or boiled in a leaf wrapper. These tasty treats are usually filled with fruits, but meats, cheeses, vegetables and chilies also work well.

You're simple and fun. You don't need much in life to make you happy and appreciate the small things in life. You're easy to get along with and you always have a smile on your face. Will you try some tamales this year? Let us know!