There are 120 different species of the Puffer fish, which is also known as globe fish, swellfish and blowfish. The general name for the fish in Japan is fugu. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration states that the puffer fish can "produce rapid and violent death".
Perhaps no other aspect of daily life is not more clearly illustrates the cultural differences between civilizations than the noble art of cookery. If for European, Asian cuisine can be a downright shocking experience, the same can be said about an American for the first time been in contact with the recipes from the old continent. Think only the jelly, or tochitura sangerete mioritical that can cause serious digestive problems of any resident of Columbus’s adoptive homeland. Sometimes regarded as a genuine test of nerves, but that cuisine can be intimate cultural interaction through which to understand and to approach a diversity of traditions and civilizations. Discover invite you to a journey across the world, where you think you know and tell you about some of the strangest and most extravagant recipes.
A blow fish is believed to have enough poison to kill thirty adult. Early symptom can be traced in a body of the victim within 10 to 45 minutes after eating the fish. It begins with the feel of beat on the tongue and inside the mouth.