There are delicious foods, beautiful foods, heavenly foods and ugly foods. However, there are some foods that are so ugly that you don’t even want to look at them, but when you get over their appearance and taste them, they taste like heaven. Many are reluctant to taste them because they just look horrible but once you get a taste of these 15 ugly foods that tastes heavenly you will never stop eating them.
These foods can be hairy, slimy and even larva like, and sure their close ups will make you want to throw up but once you get over it, you will realize that many of the world’s most renowned chefs use it in their meals almost daily. Take a look at these ugly foods and tell us what you think.
- Passion Fruit
It might look like somebody had thrown up in a fruit peel but it is disgustingly delicious. The inside of a passion fruit looks like it is filled with snout, larva and puke. It is yellow in color but it smells heavenly and tastes even better. Many chefs consider passion fruit a gem of a fruit that is to be used in desserts.
- Cottage Cheese
This chunky cheese looks like chunky pieces of milk but, come on, it is cottage cheese. It is yummy and works wondrously with fruits. It is very low in fat and calories and if you are trying to lose some weight, this is the cheese for you. Cottage Cheese pizza is actually very delectable especially with figs on top.
Oysters are sea food that looks like something has died and now it is rotten. They are high in protein and fiber. If go to a seafood market, you will not want to buy these ocean delights, however, many like to eat their oysters raw because it tastes too good. Plus, oysters are also cooked, fried, steamed and even lightly seasoned to taste something from heaven above.
- Blue Cheese
Yes, it has mold and, yes, it smells horrible but it still tastes good. The cheese is aged and the bluish greenish part of the cheese is actually mold. On top of that, it is highly nutritious and gives your health a real boost. Also, just mix it up with a little bread and wine and you will be transported to blue cheese heaven.
It may look like a sea urchin but it is actually a fruit that has sea urchin like appearance. This is a hairy fruit that is grown in Indonesia. Once you peel away all that ugly, you will find a fleshy and very yummy fruit that tastes very much like a grape.
- Hot Oatmeal
Hot cooked oatmeal is one of those ugly foods that taste heavenly that are gooey and goopy but once you taste it, you actually love it like crazy. Plus, if you are on a weight lose regime, you need to love it because it lowers your cholesterol levels and is filled with antioxidants.
Noni is a fruit that looks like it has a lot of eyeballs. It has indentations of its exterior green skin that looks least bit appealing but when you eat it you get an immense energy boost like no other. Noni juice in particular is known for its super energy and extra healthy tendencies.
Yep, you read it right. Octopus has a lot of tentacles that creeps out any one with a sense of preservation but once you get over it, you will find out that it is the leanest of seafood meats. Plus, who says you need to eat it live or semi live. Eat it as calamari or even steamed, you will love it.
Okay, Geoduck is not a duck and yes, it looks really weird but it tastes amazing. It is actually a salt water clam that has a naturally crispy texture and taste like your everyday clams. They are very large and strangely have phallic appearance.
- Celery Roots
They look like Mandrake from Harry Potter but this ugly food tastes heavenly because it is nutritious, and filled with vitamin B. They are like your garden variety potatoes but they have less starch and more substance to it. Plus, when it is cooked and fried with just right seasoning, it tastes awesome.
- Smoked Meatloaf
Yes, it looks ugly, yes, it’s a bunch of things put together in a rectangular shape but it tastes damn good. Smoked Meatloaf is honest-to-god comfort food that just makes your mouth water even while it is baking.
Truffle, especially the black variety, looks like … poop. BUT it tastes really, really, really good. They taste like mushrooms but earthier and more intense. Plus, they are super expensive so not many can afford them.
Morels look like dried brains on dried bones but do not be deceived by its looks. They are high in iron and vitamin D and taste like Truffles which makes it a must eat ugly food that tastes heavenly.
Figs look like something out of a zombie movie, or rather a human organ that has been sliced in half. They are one of those things that taste good on almost everything, even pizza. They are very nutritious and rich with all the natural wholesome goodness.
Gourds look like little melon with lots of warts on them. They belong to the same family as pumpkin and squash and it even tastes like them. It is the perfect vegetable for fall and summer dishes.