1. Casu Marzu, Italy
A Sardinian cheese that contains live maggots. The cheese fly larvae are supposed to enhance the flavor, but they can jump up to six inches when disturbed.
2. Hákarl, Iceland
This traditional Icelandic dish is made from fermented shark. It's often described as having an intense smell of ammonia and a strong fishy flavor.
3. Century Eggs, China
Preserved for several weeks to several months in a mixture of clay, ash, salt, quicklime, and rice hulls, these eggs have a dark green or gray color and a strong, sulfur-like odor.
4. Fugu, Japan
This Japanese pufferfish is extremely poisonous if not prepared correctly. Only licensed chefs are allowed to handle and prepare fugu in Japan.
5. Cuy, Peru
Cuy is a dish made from guinea pigs. The animal is usually roasted whole and served with the head and feet intact.
6. Balut, Philippines
A developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell. It is commonly sold as street food in the Philippines.
7. Kopi Luwak, Indonesia
This is the world's most expensive coffee, and it's made from beans digested and excreted by a civet. The digestive process is said to give the coffee a unique flavor.
8. Surströmming, Sweden
Surströmming is fermented Baltic Sea herring and is a staple of traditional northern Swedish cuisine. It has a strong, pungent smell and is usually eaten outdoors.
9. Muktuk, Greenland
A traditional Inuit meal of frozen whale skin and blubber. It's often eaten raw or pickled.
10. Hormigas Culonas, Colombia
Known as 'Big-Butt Ants', these insects are toasted with a bit of salt and eaten like peanuts. It's a delicacy that's particularly popular in the Santander region.