Monthly Archives: March 2015

Unusual foods

At some of recent classes we looked at some very unusual foods…

What do spider’s taste like? That might depend on what type of spider you’re eating. They are full of protein and very good for you,


Rice field rats are considered a delicacy in Cambodia unlike the urban disease-ridden rats. They are considered a healthy delicacy due to what they eat – rice stalks, vegetable crops and the wild roots of plants.

Birds nest soup a delicacy in China. Men climb three hundred feet and risk their lives to harvest the nests.These types of Swallows make their nests from their own spit. This is one of the world’s most costly foods. One small bowl of this stuff could set you back £250 pounds.