ABC Seet Soy Sauce is an essential pantry staple, it is widely used as part of Indonesian recipes. A bottle of these lusciously thick, dark sauce can be found on the tables of most Indonesian eateries where they’d be drizzled over almost every dish as a condiment.
Fact: different cultures in different regions eat different foods. Mind-blowing I know. And what seems foreign and strange to us only feels that way because it’s not part of our everyday life.
But, there are exceptions. Some foods are weird. Full stop. Period. Exclamation mark. Okay, maybe not an exclamation mark.
Even for those that eat them every day, some food is still a little weird, a little alien, a little je ne sais qoui. And that’s what makes them so fascinating.
From the phallic to the deadly to the downright terrifying, here are some of our favourite weird and wonderful eats from Asia.