Top 5 Stinky Foods

By Axel, Camila, Judy, Lupe, and Sabrina

#1 Surstromming

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This is the stinkiest food ever. In a video that I watched, they described the smell as dog food down a used portopotty. This is a traditional northern Swedish cuisine since the 16th century.

#2 The Durain

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The durian a.k.a. spike is known to be the stinkiest fruit in the world. It can grow as big as thirty centimeters. “To eat it is to sacrifice self-respect,” wrote Bayard Taylor.

#3 Natto

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Natto is one of the stinkiest foods and is a traditional Japanese plate made out of soybeans with bacillus subtilis.

#4 Limburger Cheese

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The cheese produces its notorious smell because of the bacterium used to ferment limburger cheese and many other smear-ripened  cheeses.

#5 Lutefisk

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Lutefisk a.k.a. stockfish is a fish that is salted then left in water for five days then dipped in a poisonous ingredient called lye. Then to be edible they leave it in water for a week. It’s traditionally for Swedish Julbord.

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