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One of the biggest thing about China is of course the food. There is no doubt that the Chinese have the world's most complex and developed culture for food. Chinese food is loved and famous worldwide. But the truth is, there are some famous Chinese dishes that really make Westerners feel shocked, sick, or even disgusted.

Let’s take a look at the foods most often criticized by foreigners.

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Chicken feetare delicacies for Chinese people, but Westerners might only eat them if they were starving to death.
Westerners watching people eat chicken feet for the first time may feel like throwing up. In the U.K., millions of chicken feet are thrown into the landfills every year.



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The so-called “head” dishes are recipes made from the heads of chickens, ducks, fish, rabbits, etc. Their rich taste make some Chinese become addicted to them, but most Westerners definitely would not have the guts to try, as they don’t like to eat the heads of creatures. On one hand, they think these things are very dirty; on the other, they are afraid to try them.

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Dog, known as "fragrant meat," has long been a popular food in northeast and southern China, but some foreigners consider eating dog meat barbaric behavior.

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Pigeons are also considered delicacies in China. Cruel? Maybe.

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Well. Westerners also eat rare beef. Is it not cruel?

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Fermented soybean curd is made from pieces of soybean curd after it is fermented and preserved with salt. Some foreigners consider it to smell and taste rotten. It’s actually a traditional Chinese food and commonly consumed by Chinese people.

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