These 10 Dishes Might Kill You

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These Recipes Might Kill You

The Daily Meal previews our list of several popular recipes from around the world that could actually be fatal.

Deadly Foods

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This dish of live baby octopus is considered a delicacy in Korea.

Would you risk your life for just a bite of one of these dangerous delicacies from around the world? You’ve probably heard of deadly blowfish, but did you know the tails are perfectly safe to eat? That is, they are safe to eat if they are caught off the mid-Atlantic coast, specifically between Virginia and New York.

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From mushrooms that cause heart palpitations to an unripened fruit’s ability to induce a coma, there are plenty of dangerous dishes you may want to avoid, unless you are familiar with these delicacies or have a trained professional to prepare them for you.

Instead of risking your life with each bite, try swapping whole bullfrog for tasty and worry-free frog legs or stick with the regulated safe-to-eat canned akee when preparing the Jamaican delicacy, Akee and Saltfish.

If you are looking for an adrenaline rush, check out these deadly dishes from The Daily Meal, including Inky Cap Mushroom Soup and the Japanese dish fugu, that promise a risk greater than a mild case of food poisoning for diners.

Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.

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