Weird Food Diaries

In “Weird Food Diaries”, avid food traveller Rosalyn Lee (also known as Rozz) goes in search of Asia’s most bizarre eats. From slimy swamp worms to live delicacies, Rozz eats her way across Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan, Thailand, Korea, Indonesia and the Philippines; and explores the stories behind these strange foods. Whether it’s exotic street eats, traditional food or even haute cuisine, Rozz is ready and hungry to try it all!

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In “Weird Food Diaries”, avid food traveller Rosalyn Lee (also known as Rozz) goes in search of Asia’s most bizarre eats. From slimy swamp worms to live delicacies, Rozz eats her way across Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan, Thailand, Korea, Indonesia and the Philippines; and explores the stories behind these strange foods. Whether it’s exotic street eats, traditional food or even haute cuisine, Rozz is ready and hungry to try it all!

Ep 1 Philippines
23 mins

Rozz explores the Filipino way of nose-to-tail dining, where no part of an animal is wasted. As she learns, the Filipinos really do eat EVERYTHING. From slimy swamp creatures to dangerous predators, there’s never a dull moment in her weird food quest in the Philippines.

Ep 1 Philippines

Rozz explores the Filipino way of nose-to-tail dining, where no part of an animal is wasted. As she learns, the Filipinos really do eat EVERYTHING. From slimy swamp creatures to dangerous predators, there’s never a dull moment in her weird food quest in the Philippines.

Ep 2 Korea
24 mins

Uncovering age-old recipes, Rozz discovers the true taste of Korea in this episode. Her weird food hunt begins with Korea's largest seafood auction, and then heads down the stinky alleyways of Seoul. Can Rozz manage to eat without being overcome by the stench of her plate?

Ep 2 Korea

Uncovering age-old recipes, Rozz discovers the true taste of Korea in this episode. Her weird food hunt begins with Korea's largest seafood auction, and then heads down the stinky alleyways of Seoul. Can Rozz manage to eat without being overcome by the stench of her plate?

Ep 3 Thailand
23 mins

Turning Bangkok inside out, Rozz feasts on all things weird: from street food to modern high-end insect cuisine. She then heads north to have a sip of pricey elephant-infused coffee, followed by a traditional dinner with the Isaan tribe.

Ep 3 Thailand

Turning Bangkok inside out, Rozz feasts on all things weird: from street food to modern high-end insect cuisine. She then heads north to have a sip of pricey elephant-infused coffee, followed by a traditional dinner with the Isaan tribe.

Ep 4 Japan
23 mins

Irrasshaimasu! Rozz heads to Tokyo, the world’s culinary capital, where she experiences the creative frontier of Japanese food. From making strange sushi to multi-sensory dining, Rozz dives in with a Nandemo Tabemasu or “I’ll eat anything!” attitude.

Ep 4 Japan

Irrasshaimasu! Rozz heads to Tokyo, the world’s culinary capital, where she experiences the creative frontier of Japanese food. From making strange sushi to multi-sensory dining, Rozz dives in with a Nandemo Tabemasu or “I’ll eat anything!” attitude.

Ep 5 Taiwan
23 mins

Rozz heads to Taiwan’s countryside for some fresh air, and to explore their offbeat approach to healthy eating – which includes insect rolls and turtle concoctions. Then it’s time for another specialty - sugarcane-eating rodents. Will they be tasty or nasty? Find out as Rozz bites in.

Ep 5 Taiwan

Rozz heads to Taiwan’s countryside for some fresh air, and to explore their offbeat approach to healthy eating – which includes insect rolls and turtle concoctions. Then it’s time for another specialty - sugarcane-eating rodents. Will they be tasty or nasty? Find out as Rozz bites in.

Ep 6 Vietnam
23 mins

Beyond the pho and rice rolls lies another Vietnam. Join Rozz as she seeks out hidden reptilian recipes and a side of Viet cuisine she never knew existed: live beating hearts, crimson soups and creamy creepy crawlies. Will she be able to stomach it?

Ep 6 Vietnam

Beyond the pho and rice rolls lies another Vietnam. Join Rozz as she seeks out hidden reptilian recipes and a side of Viet cuisine she never knew existed: live beating hearts, crimson soups and creamy creepy crawlies. Will she be able to stomach it?

Ep 7 Bali
23 mins

In Bali, Rozz uncovers the island’s rugged, cultural beauty - and its lesser-known culinary underbelly. Here, Rozz meets and feasts on a creature of the night, takes part in its food festivals and pushes her taste buds to the limit with strange satay and bee salads.

Ep 7 Bali

In Bali, Rozz uncovers the island’s rugged, cultural beauty - and its lesser-known culinary underbelly. Here, Rozz meets and feasts on a creature of the night, takes part in its food festivals and pushes her taste buds to the limit with strange satay and bee salads.

Ep 8 Cambodia (Finale)
23 mins

No feast is off limits for Rozz in Indochina. Discovering how modern Khmer dining evolved out of adversity, she comes head-to-head with bug burgers, big hairy tarantulas, amphibians and a beef stew with a creepy garnish.

Ep 8 Cambodia (Finale)

No feast is off limits for Rozz in Indochina. Discovering how modern Khmer dining evolved out of adversity, she comes head-to-head with bug burgers, big hairy tarantulas, amphibians and a beef stew with a creepy garnish.

Additional Information

Weird Food Diaries
Premiered2018
Genresfood, info-ed
Seasons1
Parental guidance advised for young children