19 Foods From Other Countries That Americans Find Disgusting

 A developing duck embryo boiled and eaten in the shell.

Balut  (Philippines)

Fermented shark meat, which has a strong ammonia smell and an acquired taste.

Hákarl (Iceland)

A tropical fruit with a pungent odor often described as a mix of rotten onions and sweet custard.

Durian  (Southeast Asia)

Fermented Baltic herring known for its overpowering smell, often described as rotten fish.

Surströmming (Sweden)

Fermented soybeans with a sticky texture and a strong, earthy flavor.

Natto (Japan)

A cheese infested with live maggots that break down the fats, resulting in a soft, pungent, and moving texture. 

Casu Marzu (Italy)

Live octopus served chopped into small pieces, still squirming on the plate.

Sannakji (South Korea)

Large spiders deep-fried and eaten, popular as a snack in some regions.

Fried tarantulas (Cambodia)