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Every region of the planet has its local produce and cuisine that adds flavor and dash to the culture. Among the great treats of international travel is the opportunity to try some of these edible delights. Then again, some of these delicacies that are global are odd or thoroughly unappetizing. Only a courageous and adventuresome palate would be tempted to choke some of these down, unless, naturally, you’re into maggots and brains! Here are 12 weird foods from around the world. Granted, some of our food may seem peculiar to some foreign tongue, also.

1. Head Cheese

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Head cheese that was gelatinous has been normally eaten by people of Europe since the Middle Ages. Not to be mistaken for a dairy product, head cheese is a sort of meat jelly that is made from calf or pig’s head. Don’t stress, the brain, eyes, and ears are often not included. Don’t believe me? You’ll have to attempt it yourself.

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