I inadverently tried the Japanese delicacy Nattō today. The Japan Centre have introduced a ridiculous queuing system (the classic red-rope-and-confusing-arrow combo, creating more chaos than it solves) which means you can no longer graze in front of the sushi offerings at your leisure as you are hustled down the line by savages in suits queuing behind you. I panic-bought some Tuna Nattō rolls, thinking Nattō was pine nuts. Idiot.
In fact, Nattō is fermented soybeans, with a smell not dissimilar to a decomposing body. It tastes like it smells, and has the texture of a mashed eyeball mixed with superglue. It’s the only food I have ever tried which I had to spit out.
UPDATE : Clarissa explains it all. (Thanks Mr Mike)