Deep Dive: Why Do British People Put Meat in Their Pies (And Other Strange Foods We Don’t Get)?

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Pretty much anywhere you travel in the world, you’re going to find some odd, cringe-inducing foods. While we’d probably eat them, one of these foods is meat-based pies in the UK. What’s the deal with making pies filled with chunks of meat? Pies are supposed to be sweet, sugary, and filled with fruit, not pieces of liver and lungs.

Now that we’re talking about meat pies, this makes us think of some of the other strange foods that can food in various corners of the globe. Check out some of our (least) favorites below.

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