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15 'Disgusting' Foods Will Have Your Taste Buds Begging for Mercy

Salty licorice

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The salty tang of Finnish black licorice — flavored with ammonium chloride — is certainly an acquired taste, but many newcomers to the candy quickly learn to love it.

Baby mice wine

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Found in southern China and in Korea, this alcoholic brew is infused with the bodies of hairless baby mice.

Nattō

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In Japan, nattō — sticky, slimy soybeans fermented with the bacteria Bacillus subtilis — is a traditional dish and a popular breakfast food.

Sheep eyeballs

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Pickled sheep eyeballs served floating in juice are sometimes used as a hangover remedy in Mongolia.

Su gallu

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Made in Sardinia, su gallu is a cheese that ferments in the stomach of a slaughtered baby goat, made from the sheep's milk that was its very last meal.