POKER FACE "Fermented Foods" Challenge | SORTEDfood

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You chose the theme and we delivered! Get ready for a FERMENTED FOODS edition of our Ultimate Poker Face Challenge series; and who better to taste-test than our resident chef, Ben, along with our two normals, Barry and Mike.
If you want to find out more about the stuff we looked at, here are all the links you'll need - we haven't been paid/sponsored to talk about any of them so they are our honest reviews... But some of these links are affiliate links, which means if you click on them we may receive a very small amount or percentage if you go on to purchase - this adds no extra cost to you.
Indonesian Belachan Paste:
Osato ​Nattō​ ​Fermented Soy Beans:
Century Duck Eggs:
Oskars Surströmming:
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Phuong Tran
Phuong Tran 9 minutter siden
I loooove century eggs! They're not good for your health to eat too much or too frequently though, so I limit myself to one egg per week. Also fermented shrimp is marvelous in soups and as a dip for boiled or fried food. Usually I prefer it sweetened with some sugar and a squeeze of fresh lime.
Nick Shannon
Nick Shannon 7 timer siden
pickled walnuts are the most disgusting thing known to man
Charin n
Charin n 14 timer siden
This is so fun to watch 💘💘💘💘
alex andreasen
alex andreasen 15 timer siden
Do sour foods or bitter foods next time
winnieshi1231 Dag siden
I grew up in a Chinese household that had century eggs for breakfast basically every day. I did not realize until now that century eggs can be considered a "challenge" food. I really love century eggs though but maybe it is a developed taste.
C439672-D 3 dager siden
Wouldn't eat any of these. Nor would I eat Casu martzu, but would love to see u guys try it. Unfortunately as far as I know it is illegal everywhere apart from sardinia
Baobei Nisa
Baobei Nisa 3 dager siden
Next fermented food is durian tempoyak pleaseeeeeeeeeee
Nick Guiliani
Nick Guiliani 4 dager siden
Since TikTok trends have been a theme. Do a poker face of the worst TikTok trends.
Nashyj 4 dager siden
I'd love a bitter foods challenge, seeing the guys try bitter melon would be interesting! Kalmegh is apparently very bitter as well!
Amazingly Awkward
Amazingly Awkward 4 dager siden
Natto to me isn’t offensive. I just think it’s super bland and then I don’t like the texture. It didn’t make me gag when I had it but I didn’t eat more than a couple of bites because it just wasn’t enjoyable.
Megan Popple
Megan Popple 5 dager siden
The science of natto: Natto is produced through the fermentation of soy with Bacillus subtilis natto. During the fermentation process, the extracellular enzymes from the bacteria act on the soybeans to produce mucilage (the stringy mucus).
Spöklik Smol
Spöklik Smol 5 dager siden
Ugh, why instagram? Twitter, please?
zozog 5 dager siden
Surströmming 🇸🇪
thron gamer
thron gamer 5 dager siden
Nato Is really good and the raw egg is the best omg even tho I'm not from japan 😆
Mi Box
Mi Box 6 dager siden
My mother used to make natto and she had to warn me to leave the room because of the odor, it has a strong sewage fecal odor that is very "unique"
Vandal49 6 dager siden
Natto is friggin delicious and natto+raw egg is the perfect food, what is wrong with these people?
Neil Campbell
Neil Campbell 7 dager siden
Did the final one ever turn up? Haven't seen it on Instagram
Adam 7 dager siden
What do you end up eating or your go to afterwards to really chase the bad tastes away? Any favs?
TashaAzhar 7 dager siden
Missed the opportunity for tempoyak (fermented durian)😂
SORTEDfood 7 dager siden
There is always next time 😉
Dilara Kandemir
Dilara Kandemir 8 dager siden
“Swallowing is the way forward” needs to be on a shirt.
Rai Gimoto-Taneo
Rai Gimoto-Taneo 8 dager siden
I love Durian so much. People will either love it or hate it. Always at extreme.
key bear
key bear 9 dager siden
try sour or bitter i would suggest umeboshi
Jack Atkinson
Jack Atkinson 9 dager siden
''Swallowing is the way forward''......... I AM DEAD :D
Berry Yummy - That Sweet Feeling
Berry Yummy - That Sweet Feeling 9 dager siden
Great video as always guys!! By the way, all fermented foods taste sweet with the Miracle Berry. Never be sour again lol!
Kylan Beaumont
Kylan Beaumont 9 dager siden
Not me literally eating natto and rice while watching this xD You should mix it with soy sauce before eating it!
Kat Ozkosar
Kat Ozkosar 10 dager siden
Y'all should do super sour foods next xD
khaxjc1 10 dager siden
Not my favorite series but I still appreciate the effort on the part of the team.
Jamie Lawrence
Jamie Lawrence 10 dager siden
The noise Mike makes at 8:41 will live in my head rent free forever.
Akhil Muraleedhar
Akhil Muraleedhar 10 dager siden
This is just torture. There's actual physical pain. I agree. NOpost views are not worth this. Next time atleast milk it out. Make 10 videos out of it..somehow..
Jade T
Jade T 10 dager siden
Mike makes these challenges. I'm crying right now 😂😂😂😂
Lily White
Lily White 12 dager siden
Natto is not a "western pallettes don't like this thing" because a LOT/most Japanese don't like it too
Oliver Zhao
Oliver Zhao 12 dager siden
Could have definitely made a better dish with century egg, like with vinegar and ginger, or in a congee, or mixed with seasoned silken tofu. The devilled egg idea is disgusting
Oliver Zhao
Oliver Zhao 12 dager siden
That much shrimp paste all at once is disturbing :( should have only given them a pinch, like the drinking snack in Thailand
Natalie Holch
Natalie Holch 12 dager siden
R1 i would say berry but he ate way less than eves
Burris Streaming
Burris Streaming 12 dager siden
in Sweden it's against the law to even take on a bus in an open container.
Mathy Don
Mathy Don 13 dager siden
Except for Natto and the fish each of these items are more like seasonings, you wouldn’t sit down and just eat a bowl of garlic 🧄 or black pepper
Jocke Lundquist
Jocke Lundquist 13 dager siden
surströmming is one of my absolutely favorite food. =)
darknessblade 13 dager siden
Only those who's nose are permanently blocked can eat "surstromming" without a issue.
Cathy Nguyen
Cathy Nguyen 14 dager siden
Century Eggs are actually amazing, I love having it in congee with congealed pork blood
EvilMonkeyPaw 14 dager siden
Barry, I'm mock-offended at your description of the taste of the century egg.
Nagelfar 15 dager siden
How did you miss Hákarl? :D
Alex Sugahara
Alex Sugahara 16 dager siden
The little chef inside Ebbers DIED with this challenge
Lara Luck
Lara Luck 17 dager siden
I have not laughed this hard in a long time😂. Urinal cake
Simon Koo
Simon Koo 17 dager siden
Who win the end poker faces challenge permented food..... didn't get any channel.....
Jean's Survival
Jean's Survival 17 dager siden
I remember when I lived in Sweden... My Swedish girlfriend wanted to treat me with an Swedish specialty.... So I was in the living room on the couch minding my own business while my girl prepared.... Sürstroming... She opened the can and I immediately sensed the rotten odour of it and went to the kitchen to see what went bad.... According to my girlfriend nothing it has to be like that.... At that point I was already gaging... I told her I love her and I appreciate it but I will go out get a pizza! 😎🇫🇷#frenchprotip
Michael Cheng
Michael Cheng 18 dager siden
Century egg with soybean and soy paste is my favourite cold side while Natto is a good if infrequent snack that I like, it’s hilarious watching you guys “eating” them
Harris S
Harris S 18 dager siden
1:08 When you say "belachan", it's Malaysian It will be correct if you say " Terasi" or "Trassy"
John Cossack
John Cossack 19 dager siden
Did you seriously not finish the video?
Lydia Yao
Lydia Yao 19 dager siden
The egg is suppose to be eaten with vinegar which cuts back on the ammonia smell. Cooking them in a western style doesn't sound good.
Ryan Hicks
Ryan Hicks 19 dager siden
What was the 5th thing and who won? I don't have Instagram and don't really want to sign up for one. Thank you so much in advance!
Chunga Wumba
Chunga Wumba 20 dager siden
I'm Japanese-American and I grew up with natto. While it's not the grossest fermented food in the world, I absolutely cannot stand it. Most of my family eats it and I just hate it.
rragnarok 20 dager siden
Barry looks like he's reviewing all his life decisions at 14:18
Christina Stracquodaine
Christina Stracquodaine 20 dager siden
I really don't like the "crack crack sizzle" intro. It's way too muted and boring. Bring back the old one!
liv 20 dager siden
indonesian here and i can confirm even most indonesian wont eat belachan like that😭😭 we either fry or steam it first to put in our sambal😭
Cruzz999 20 dager siden
I'm impressed! They opened it under water, like they should!
Jordan H Reiter
Jordan H Reiter 20 dager siden
I actually like natto...
Miranda 20 dager siden
Barrys piano playing was the funiest thing
rain suria
rain suria 20 dager siden
So nobody dared to cross the unchartered territory of TEMPOYAK..aka fermented durian XD
Noar Abdulrhman
Noar Abdulrhman 21 dag siden
This video is hilarious it deserves more views for sure
Katlyn L
Katlyn L 21 dag siden
Mike can never win cause he needs to be in every one of these 🤣🤣🤣
Mikael Sjöberg
Mikael Sjöberg 21 dag siden
When I went to school someone empty the surströmming can into the ventilationssystem. We all had to go home.
AThousandLives 21 dag siden
For like the whole year? 🤣
Arlene Aquino
Arlene Aquino 21 dag siden
Poker face challenge always makes me LOL. Please make more of this video :)
Kekkelpenney Peckeltoot
Kekkelpenney Peckeltoot 22 dager siden
I gotta go ben, mike, barry mike
S0dfish 22 dager siden
If you haven't had surstromming before it tastes like the smell of an outdoor bin in a hot summer times 100. Eating it will ruin about a week of your life. I wasn't as lucky as these guys and the fish in the tin I ate had actually almost entirely dissolved leaving mostly bones and roe. If any food deserves a do not try this at home warning its this. eat outdoors, if you must. Do it for charity, the 30 or so people watching me watched me and my boss do it for a dare and we spun up the charity idea as an afterthought and got nearly £500 just because they were in smell vicinity. but try it now if you must. Young Swedish people (where it comes from) wont eat it so you may soon not get the chance. Forgot to say they all impressed me with the amount they ate. I can imagine going in for a second bite though, when your already completely on fire, you don't notice more fire.
Filippa Svensson
Filippa Svensson 22 dager siden
*me missing midsummer watching them eat surströmming*
Karasu Shiro
Karasu Shiro 23 dager siden
I'd love for them to try kusaya and maybe stinky tofu as well. Theres also exotic dishes that maybe they can try from different cultures. Here in the philippines theres balut and fried one day old chick. Or a live food poker face challenge with octopus and silkworms
Devin O
Devin O 23 dager siden
This feels like Jamie and some vengeance I love it.
Sky Sweeper
Sky Sweeper 23 dager siden
What was the 5th thing and who won? I'm not making an Instagram account just to find out.
Glamour N' Nail
Glamour N' Nail 23 dager siden
Mike in these is my favorite! ❤️ I feel like he should get a bonus points for the entertainment he provides.
Georgia S
Georgia S 24 dager siden
Crying laughing
Lauren 24 dager siden
You've done spicy. You've done fermented. Sour, unbelievably sour, beyond all imagining. No foods come to mind, but I'd like to think drinks could be involved. Alternatively, high proof booze and a decent amount. In a short amount of time.
George Loveland
George Loveland 24 dager siden
I’d love to see some Poker Faces against the most salty things, and the tap out can be water (get it, TAP out)
Flovonne Johnson
Flovonne Johnson 24 dager siden
I love natto For some reason, Even though I'm a texture person who can't eat bananas because of the texture. I love it.... Although it probably would have been eating better if you would have stirred it until it's no longer clear looking.... It's a little less gooey that way
BroGrab 24 dager siden
Century eggs aren’t bad. Our Asian market sells them by the six pack for $20. You should also try hakarl. Tastes like pee
Vixey Teh
Vixey Teh 24 dager siden
What is the link to the instagram? Who won???
Vixey Teh
Vixey Teh 24 dager siden
Barry really had a pokerface. I totally bought that he actually quite liked that and he thought it was just like any another pretentious ingredient. Then he said "THAT WAS BLOODY AWFUL!!!"
Scandic 24 dager siden
As always people forget the Västerbotten cheese , but ill giv epoints for eating it with a Klämma( bread) your a legit food channel if you eat it like that. I love surströmming. seriusly but id never eat it raw
Jon Boy
Jon Boy 25 dager siden
New intro is great!
Lori Anderson
Lori Anderson 26 dager siden
Lutefisk! I have only tried once! A Minnesota Norwegian tradition. The smell is something you never get used to, the texture is very unusual!! And some people eat it every Christmas time! The smell reminds my husband of childhood, where it was made in his Grandparents basement, you could smell walking up to the sidewalk!
Flip Flap
Flip Flap 26 dager siden
Bug poker face? Concentrated food poker face? There are always more exotic fruits and vegetables.
Cory Walker
Cory Walker 26 dager siden
Dude, natto is delicious!
FabulousKilljoy917 26 dager siden
What about like an unusual food challenge? Innerds, face, eyes, genitals. And I must say I enjoy when the chefs join in and am so curious how James would play in one of these
Panji Aditya
Panji Aditya 27 dager siden
Indonesians generally call them "terasi" instead of "balacan/belachan". The latter is more popular in malaysia which is out next door neighbor.
Lunaire 27 dager siden
I absolutely LOVE natto!.... and I'm the only European I know that actually eats it for breakfast 😅 pls tell me I'm not the only one
Golden Nine
Golden Nine 27 dager siden
“Shutki”should be next guys. Do try this fermented fish
MJB 27 dager siden
I should not have watched this video with a chesty cough :(
Tanequin1 29 dager siden
New poker face challenge, who can keep a poker face while listening to non-stop Benuendos.
Charles Watson
Charles Watson 29 dager siden
Imagine not seeing the irony of gagging on natto because it's "gluey" but having no problem with cheese
Emma Mak
Emma Mak Måned siden
What about some weird spreads? I'm Aussie, but watching people eat a whole spoon of vegemite is hilarious and I'm sure there are other things that different cultures put on their toast or in a sandwich.
Emma Mak
Emma Mak Måned siden
Jamaica: Scotch Bonnet Pepper Jelly Japan: Ume Plum Jam Cambodia: Prohok (Not used on toasted but with vegetables as a dip) Ukraine: Salo (not sure it's weird enough, but it's just lard on bread)
Robert Archambault
Robert Archambault Måned siden
My favorite skit
Rascal W.
Rascal W. Måned siden
So much more respect for Mike after watching this.
Siddiqua Haswarey
Siddiqua Haswarey Måned siden
Hi! First off, my husband, 2.5 year old, and I love your channel. The best bits are always on the cooking battles. That being said, this particular episode made me wonder and question a few things. Granted the reactions to the foods... the gag reflexes etc., are involuntary. And some of the cast were quite civil in their reaction in particular their description of the food. BUT, I wonder if some of comments in the show could have been culturally sensitive? It's one thing to say you don't like a food. But quite different if one describes a food or compares it to things repulsive, isn't it? Did anyone else feel this way?
Ruth Mayhew
Ruth Mayhew Måned siden
Let's get James in that chair
Riabain Måned siden
And here I eat natto on top of bread for breakfast....
hannahalice Måned siden
@14:20. Barry's look of utter despair
PB Måned siden
oh my god i laughed so hard it became weird hyenas shrieks
tempest Måned siden
I would love to see this with pickled food i would suggest Japanese umeboshi plums
Grimm Wald
Grimm Wald Måned siden
The beans are super neutral. Like no taste at all actually.
Erin Jean
Erin Jean Måned siden Signori, l'attuazione degli obiettivi pianificati crea i prerequisiti per gli sforzi di raggruppamento. Per il mondo moderno, la coesione di un team di professionisti definisce in modo univoco ogni partecipante come capace di prendere le proprie decisioni in merito ai requisiti di priorita. Considerando gli scenari chiave di comportamento, il vettore di base dello sviluppo gioca un ruolo decisivo negli sforzi di raggruppamento. Naturalmente, un profondo livello di immersione ti consente di apprezzare il valore di un ragionamento ponderato.❤️ Como se costuma acreditar, os defensores do totalitarismo na ciencia sao apenas um metodo de participacao politica e foram submetidos a toda uma serie de estudos independentes. Temos que partir do fato de que a implementacao das metas planejadas nao deixa chance para esforcos de agrupamento.A proposito, pesquisas completas sobre os concorrentes ate hoje continuam sendo o destino dos liberais que desejam ser considerados exclusivamente no contexto dos pre-requisitos financeiros e de marketing. Conclusoes banais mas irrefutaveis, assim como os acionistas das maiores empresas, sao apresentadas de forma extremamente positiva.
Erika Montoya
Erika Montoya Måned siden
Lowkey upsetting that they ate all of the other items how they were supposed to be eaten in their cultures and they decided to trash century eggs by making them deviled eggs instead of eating them properly with congee or something.....
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