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10 exotic dishes that might make you queasy

By: Katherine Butler on March 28, 2011, 12:09 p.m.
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Casu marzu

This is a traditional Sardinian cheese made from sheep’s milk. The exotic twist is that it is fermented by a chemical excreted by the larvae of cheese flies, which make a home in the cheese. Removing the larvae before eating the cheese might require a bit of dodging, as the larvae are known to jump as much as six inches when they are irritated.