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Sure they're fattening, but they're delicious too!

There are foods out there that are so high in fat you wouldn’t even want to know how many calories are in them. That are capable of filling you to the point of bursting in just a few bites. That are impossible to finish, unless you’re a professional eater.

 Hold on to your stomach, because we have found the 10 most gluttonous, overindulgent dishes in the world!

POUTINE (CANADA)

Poutine

The Québécois could have been satisfied with the classic fries and ketchup association. But no. They took it a step further. They covered their French fries in gravy, cheese, bacon and anything else you could ever imagine. And of course, it comes in XXL only.

See the recipe for tofu poutine

 

KEBAB (TURkey)

 

Kebab

A study undertaken by LACORS (a British health inspection agency) revealed that an average kebab contains almost 1.200 calories, which is more than 50% of our daily calorie intake.  The tomatoes and onions they serve with it are only there to make you feel a little less guilty.

See the recipe

RAMEN (JAPaN)

Ramen noodles

At first sight, ramen noodles look innocent. After all, it’s just noodles in broth, right? But behind its angelic appearance hides a calorie bomb that is made up of oil, pork, eggs and noodles.

The TURDUCKEN (usa)

Turducken

Imagine a turkey. Stuffed with a duck. And that duck is stuffed with chicken. And the various stuffings are seasoned with breadcrumbs and sausage. Need we say more?  

Fried mars bars (scotland)

 

Fried Mars bars

Let’s just start off by saying that a Mars bar is not exactly a light candy bar. So the idea of taking a Mars bar, breading and then deep drying it may not be the healthiest option. Deep fried Mars bars definitely take the cake for the world’s most fattening candy bar.

CHURROS (spain)

Churros

Churros are the snack food star of any fair or festival, but they’re equally famous for their calorie content. Churros are basically the sweet version of French fries, but using doughnut dough instead of potatoes. Then topped with powdered sugar, if you’ve opted for the light version.

See the recipe

KOUIGN AMANN (France)

Kouign Amann

This French – Breton specialty dessert is made out of butter, sugar and dough. Ok so maybe the person who invented it wasn’t feeling particularly creative, but this dessert is as delicious as it is full of calories.

RACLETTE (Switzerland)

Raclette

Melted cheese that is scraped onto your plate with a spatula, boiled potatoes and cold cuts. These are the ingredients of a raclette. Don’t even bother trying to serve it with a salad – just accept the calories and enjoy.

JALEBI (India)

Jalebi

Jalebis are a typical Indian dessert that are also very popular in the Middle-East. They’re made of flour, sugar AND honey, then deep fried. The result is totally calorific! 

AKUTAQ (usa)

Akutaq

Looking at the photo one would think that Akutaq is just another version of rum raisin ice-cream. But no. In reality, this Eskimo ice-cream is prepared with animal fat (either seal or elk), various herbs and berries. All of sudden it seems much less appetizing!

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Caramelized Pork

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp neutral oil
  • 250g / 2 cups pork fillets, cubed
  • 1 /4 cup caramel
  • 100ml / 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp Vietnamese fish sauce (Nuoc Cham)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • Crushed peanuts

Method

  1. Brown the pork fillet in a skillet with the oil
  2. Add the caramel, water,  fish sauce, soy sauce and fresh ginger.
  3. Simmer for 10 minutes (until the liquid has reduced)
  4. Serve over white rice with crushed peanuts. 
  5. Enjoy!

 

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