Deep-fried pigeon"s head? Smoked Laotian rat? Bulls" testicles? When it comes to extreme global cuisine, photographer Neil Setchfield has seen it all – and plenty more besides. Yuck! presents more than 100 of the world"s most gruesome, startling and bizarre dishes in stomach-churning colour. Such delicacies as the popular Filipino street snack balut (boiled duck embryo, served still in its eggshell) feature alongside the one-time British favourite ox tongue and the Middle Eastern speciality boiled sheep"s head. Setchfield accompanies the beautifully presented dishes – photographed over the course of his travels – with location shots, brief anecdotes, serving suggestions and recipes sourced from locals. Not for the faint-hearted, this book is the ultimate gastronomic horror tour, guaranteed to provoke a reaction in anyone who picks it up – whether that be "Yuck!" or, indeed, "Yum!"
Neil Setchfield has been working as a professional photographer for more than 20 years. He specializes in portraiture and travel and food photography, and his images have appeared in a wide range of publications, from Conde Nast Traveller and Country Life to the New York Times, Elle and Vogue.
• An amazing collection of the world’s yuckiest food, from deep-fried tarantula to snake on a stick
• Features more than 130 outstanding colour images by travel and food photographer Neil Setchfield
• The perfect gift book for fans of cookery and fine food, and for travel enthusiasts