New York City restaurant to hold a ‘Duck Fetus Eating Contest’

August 28th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

New York, Aug 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A fertilized egg is something in between an egg and a duck. It is considered a delicacy in many parts of the world. A New York City Filipino restaurant will be hosting a duck fetus eating contest. This contest will be held to find the person who will be able to eat the most fertilized eggs in one eating.

The fertilized egg is usually accompanied with a cold beer. Only two people have signed up for the competition that will be held in the New York restaurant. There is still time for those who live in that area and they want to achieve celebrity status by being the ones who will be able to down the most eggs in one minute.

Wayne Aleginio, a past winner in the competition managed to eat 18 of these fertilized eggs in five minutes. These eggs are commonly referred to as ‘baluts’ in Filipino. The dish is being prepared in the New York restaurant and it is supposed to give diners a taste of the famous Filipino delicacy. The fertilized duck eggs that are used to
prepare this dish are usually those that are about 7 to 14 days in to hatching.

The dish is said to be a great source of proteins that are good for the body and it is also considered an aphrodisiac.

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