10 Foods That Look Amazing But Actually Taste Terrible

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Known as the "king of fruits," durian has a strong, pungent odor that many find off-putting, despite its spiky and intriguing appearance.

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Black licorice

While some people enjoy its distinct flavor, black licorice has a divisive taste that can be overpowering and unpleasant for others.

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A tofu-based turkey substitute often used during Thanksgiving, it may have an unappetizing texture and lack the savory flavors associated with traditional turkey.

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A popular spread in Australia, Vegemite has a salty and bitter taste that can be challenging for those not accustomed to it.

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A traditional Japanese dish made from fermented soybeans, natto has a slimy texture and a strong, acquired taste that many find unappealing.

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Similar to Vegemite, Marmite is a British spread with a distinct, salty flavor that can be polarizing and overpowering for some.

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Century eggs

Also known as preserved eggs or thousand-year eggs, these Chinese delicacies have an ammonia-like smell and an acquired taste due to their unique preservation process.

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While prized by some as a luxury delicacy, the taste of caviar can be described as fishy and briny, which may not appeal to everyone.