Interesting facts about food in different countries

Which countries eat the most meat? The USA and Australia top the tables for annual meat consumption (about 153 kg per year per person). And at the bottom of the table is India, where less than 4 kg of meat is consumed per person. This is the lowest rate in the world.

Do you know which dish can be called one of the most extreme? Korean dish “Sannakchi”, when octopuses are eaten alive. Sannakchi connoisseurs enjoy not only the taste of fresh meat, but also the sensation of active suckers when they stick to their mouths. Which sometimes leads to deaths due to strangulation.

In Seattle, USA, it has been illegal to throw away food since 2015. After two warnings, businesses will be fined $ 50 for dumpsters and $ 1 for residents of private homes. The cost of discarded food in Russia was estimated by experts at 1.6 trillion rubles. There is something to think about.

The Japanese fugu treat is considered a delicacy in Japan, despite the fact that it contains tetrodotoxin. Its use is a kind of “Russian roulette” for those who wish to tickle their nerves. If the fish is not cooked properly, it can easily kill a loving eater. Because it is so dangerous, chefs are required to train for more than two years and then pass an extremely difficult exam (which one third of applicants fail).

Oatman, Arizona hosts a Sidewalk Frying Egg Contest every July 4th. Residents of Oatman are fighting over who can cook the most edible egg. Competitors may use any solar aids required, including magnifiers or mirrors, but fire or electricity is not permitted.

Piranha soup is a popular aphrodisiac in Brazil.

Source by John Davis

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