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Bizarre Foods & Stinky Tofu [split from Boston]


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Bizarre Foods & Stinky Tofu [split from Boston]

StriperGuy | Nov 26, 2008 05:24 AM

(This discussion of Bizarre foods was split from the Boston board at: -- The Chowhound Team).

There is a great episode on the TV show bizarre foods where he visits the queen of stinky tofy in Taiwan.

Basically pressed (very dense) tofu is left to ferment in some frightening grayish goop for a couple of weeks. At it's most extreme, stinky tofu has been described as having the aroma of dumpster juice on a hot august day.

Even the supposedly mild version at Taiwan Cafe was too much for me. Really reeked of baby diapers, whew.

Heck people in Asia think the french are bizarre for eating moldy dairy products (blue cheese) a chacun son gout.

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