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Watch chefs compete for tastiest TESTICLE dish trophy in Serbia

Serbia, Ozrem
September 07, 2019 at 19:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

Chefs from around the world flocked to Serbian Ozrem village to show off their skills in cooking various types of animal testicles, on Saturday.

Roasted and grilles, rolled in spring rolls or boiled in a stew, testicles of all different kinds were seen used in the dishes, with some of the contestants suggesting that it's not only about the taste.

"Testicles are an aphrodisiac; it's a very tasty food, full of proteins. I suggest to everyone to try this," said one of contestants, Milenko Ostojic.

Visitors were happy with what they tasted, with Andrea from Italy saying: "Very, very flavourful, very soft, and pretty unique, unique experience."

Testicles have been used in the Serbian cuisine for centuries and are a delicacy with the World Testicle Cooking Championship being held in the country since 2004.

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Chefs from around the world flocked to Serbian Ozrem village to show off their skills in cooking various types of animal testicles, on Saturday.

Roasted and grilles, rolled in spring rolls or boiled in a stew, testicles of all different kinds were seen used in the dishes, with some of the contestants suggesting that it's not only about the taste.

"Testicles are an aphrodisiac; it's a very tasty food, full of proteins. I suggest to everyone to try this," said one of contestants, Milenko Ostojic.

Visitors were happy with what they tasted, with Andrea from Italy saying: "Very, very flavourful, very soft, and pretty unique, unique experience."

Testicles have been used in the Serbian cuisine for centuries and are a delicacy with the World Testicle Cooking Championship being held in the country since 2004.

C/U Trophy depicting male genitals and bottle of local fruit brandy-rakia in shape of male genitals, Ozrem

M/S Various trophies

W/S Contestant stirs stew made from beef testicles

C/U Testicle stew

M/S One of contestants seasoning roasted testicles

SOT, Milenko Ostojic, Contestant from Pozarevac and leader of "Kristal" team (Serbian): "That's a specialty first of all, something rare, something you can't find on the market. It is interesting for all those who want to try good food and enjoy it. Testicles are an aphrodisiac, it's a very tasty food, full of proteins. I suggest to everyone to try this."

M/S Members of team "Kristal Pozarevac" tasting testicles

C/U Food decorated by beef and pork testicles

C/U Vietnamese contestant preparing spring rolls made from testicles

M/S Vietnamese contestant preparing spring rolls made from testicles

M/S Vietnamese contestant frying spring rolls made from testicles

M/S Spring rolls made from testicles

C/U Spring rolls made from testicles

SOT, Dejan Karabasevic, Contestant from Boljevac, East Serbia: "We believe and everybody believes it has a lot of exciting things inside so we will be more happy today, and more excited, it definitely gives some more power."

W/S Contestants

C/U Testicle stew

C/U Testicle stew

M/S Grilled testicles and roasted testicles

W/S Grilled and roasted testicles

M/S Contestant stirring testicles

SOT, Zoran Zivanovic, contestant from Smedrevska Palanka, East Serbia (Serbian): "We are cooking a classical testicle goulash because we are from Sumadija region, our team is called "Sumadija balls." We cook testicles from veal meat. Our viagra is in the stew, not in the pill. Just like Coca Cola keeps secret about its 13th ingredient, so we also keep our 13th ingredient secret. Sumadijans are always first in the world."

C/U Cooked testicles

M/S Contestants tasting roasted testicles

SOT, Andrea, Visitor from Italy: "Very, very flavourful, very soft, and pretty unique, unique experience."

M/S Contestant Zoran Zivanovic stirring up testicle stew

C/U Zivanovic stirring up testicle stew

M/S Contestant stirring up testicle stew

W/S Contestants at testicle cooking championship

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