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China Loves Eggs Soaked In Virgin Boy Urine

In Dongyang, China, urine-boiled eggs are a delicacy. These aren’t your standard hard-boiled or pickled eggs — these have been soaked and boiled in prepubescent boys’ urine. Food vendors collect the urine from local elementary schools; according to chef Lu Ming, the younger the boys, the better their urine. LINK

When spring comes, the Chinese city of Dongyang gears up for a treat. But it's not just any delicacy, it's urine-soaked eggs boiled and simmered in urine which comes from young boys, preferably those under 10 years old. Basins and buckets of boys' urine are collected from primary school toilets after the children leave school. LINK

China virgin urine eggs
pparently the bizarre delicacy has a pretty long history in Dongyang City. But it’s making national headlines recently as it was discovered by some folks that the street food has been listed as one of the city’s cultural heritage. LINK

Ahhh, Spring. Some of us mark the season of renewal by cleaning our homes from top to bottom. Others add pastels to their wardrobe. In the Eastern Chinese city of Dongyang, they eat “virgin boy eggs” — hard-boiled eggs marinated and simmered in urine, according to Reuters. LINK

We know how crazy Japan can get – there’s a whole site dedicated to their lunacy – but China’s making their case to get their very own with this story. Apparently, in the city of Dongyang a big springtime treat are eggs soaked in urine. But not just any urine, the ‘lemonade’ of virgin boys PREFERABLY under the age of 10. Why? They have no reason. Other than, it’s “tradition”, many claim they have health benefits. LINK
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