Food·Updated on Jul 4, 2019. Posted on Jun 25, 2018As A Filipino, I Demand An Explanation For These 14 American FoodsAnd you think balut is weird?by Mark Angelo ChingBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Every time a non-Filipino talks about food in the Philippines, you can bet that balut will always be mentioned with disgust. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Survivor / CBS The balut is a duck egg that's boiled before it hatches. This Filipino delicacy is a good source of essential nutrients like protein and calcium. Even if it is loved by almost everyone in Manila, most Americans are sickened by it. All of these distasteful reaction makes us Filipinos say: really? Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Star Cinema I mean, have you ever considered that there are far weirder food in the U.S.? Please explain the following. 1. Deep fried butter(???) Flickr: @mgerskup / Mitchell Gerskup / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: mgerskup Is this the start of a heart attack? 2. The KFC Double Down. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @wherepondyeats / Via instagram.com Who wants another heart attack? 3. Pickled pigs feet. Flickr: @texasgurl / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: stacyanderson *gags* 4. A donut burger!! Wikipedia Commons: phil denton / Creative Commons / Via commons.wikimedia.org Please keep these separate, for the love of all things holy. 5. Fry burgers. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @foodyyxoo / Via instagram.com Please stop it. 6. ~Rocky mountain oysters~ Flickr: Holly / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: thoughtandsight Breaded and fried bull testicles!! 7. Turducken. Flickr: John Kinsella / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: jlkinsel It's a turkey stuffed with a duck stuffed with a chicken. Sounds painful. 8. Jello salad. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @spamnaspic / Via Instagram: @spamnaspic Leaves and vegetables floating inside a gelatin. How healthy does that sound? 9. Fried rattlesnake. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @epicfoodday / Via instagram.com Isn't this poisonous? 10. Fried squirrel Flicker: djLicious / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: djlicious I can see its tiny tiny legs. 11. Bacon sundae. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @joeymanaligod / Via instagram.com Bacon in ice cream. Who needs this? 12. Garbage plate! That's what it's called! View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @acwmaiden / Via instagram.com Burgers, hotdogs, onions and ground meat on top of fries and macaroni salad. Does it taste like its name? 13. Biscuits and gravy. Wikimedia Commons: jeffreyw / Creative Commons / Via commons.wikimedia.org Looks like a huge mess. 14. The "American" breakfast. Unsplash / Via unsplash.com Pancakes, waffles, cereals, doughnuts and other sweets are not breakfast food. They're desserts. What's up with that?