Over the last couple of years there’s been an unprecedented rise in the popularity of food trends. This in turn has caused most social media feeds to become an endless stream of dinner photos, that just about everyone with a camera seems obliged to take. 

With the increasing number of food-turned-artwork photos, it’s become difficult to stand out from the crowd, causing some inventive food bloggers and creative chiefs to up their game. The result has been a plethora of insane or even psychedelic looking foods, but we’ve also included a selection of odd cultural dishes that have stood the test against time.