1 . Fish Ice Cream
Something must smell fishy about ice cream flavored with saury a saltwater fish popular in Japan. But theres no worries about that with this offering from Kimura Shoten as the fishy fumes have been drowned out by liberal doses of brandy.
2 . Octopus Ice Cream
Want to tantalize your taste buds with a tentacle? If so, Octopus Ice Cream is the solution. The Japanese have been able to come up with an amazing variety of uses for octopus, ranging from delicacy to porno movie prop. Little wonder then that octopus has found its way into ice cream.
3 . Squid Ice Cream
Not wanting to give OctopusIce Creama leg up, Kimura Shoten used the extra legs available to step forward with squid flavored ice cream.
4 . Ox Tongue Ice Cream
What better way to tickle your taste buds than with another tongue? Though Ox TongueIce Creammay not be the first delicacy to come to mind, its taste is nothing to have a beef with.
5 . Sweet Potato Ice Cream
Sweet potatoes have a reputation in Japan for causing flatulence. Mention Sweet Potato Ice Cream though, and its more likely to induce nausea.
6 . Fried Eggplant Ice Cream
Eggplant is a mainstay of the Japanese diet, appearing regularly on such dishes as pizza and in sandwiches. Becoming an ice cream flavor was merely a matter of time.
7 . Crab Ice Cream
Hokkaido, Japans northernmost prefecture, is renowned for its rich array of seafood, prime amongst the delicacies being crab. Though not everybodys favorite ice cream flavor, this is a dish worth sinking your claws into
8 . Corn Ice Cream
Corn has managed to wrangle its way into many dishes in Japan, notably pizza and ramen noodles. Having been so successful in other culinary fields, nothing was going to stop the development of corn ice cream.
9 . Koshihikari Rice Ice Cream
A strong local preference for Japans favorite rice, koshihikari, has long prevented foreign farmers from gaining a foothold in the lucrative Japanese rice market. Koshihikari is also used to make some of Japans finest sake. But koshihikari is one rice strain that is something of a strain to stomach when used in ice cream.
10 . Wasabi Ice Cream
Sushi gets its punch from the horseradish paste known in Japanese as wasabi. While its tingling taste makes a delightful addition to raw fish, wasabis tangy flavor also makes for a surprisingly edible ice cream.