Nicaragua

Andrew visits Nicaragua, tasting everything from juicy cheese worms to bull balls soup. He visits a bush doctor and treks up into the highlands for 'black gold' where he learns how to do 'the slurp' with a master cupper.

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Tourists walk on the rim of the Volcan Masaya. The volcano emits clouds of sulfuric-smelling smoke and steam. 960 1280

  

The production crew shoots a scene with Andrew inside a big canoe in Nicaragua. 960 1280

  

Coffee-cupping is the best method of quality control for coffee cooperatives. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern and the Grenada Sharks baseball team stand for the Nicaraguan national anthem before the start of a game. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern shows them just where the maggots are hiding in the "juicy cheese worm" cheese. 960 1280

  

The cheese, in the center of this dish, is host to a thousand tiny maggots, which make the cheese very pungent. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern and author/guide Josh Berman enjoying bull testicle soup and ceviche at a roadside truckstop. 960 1280

  

Andrew and the production crew shoot a scene in Bluefields, Nicaragua. 960 1280

  

Miss Edna poses with Andrew after she and her family prepared a home-cooked Creole meal for him in Bluefields, Nicaragua. 960 1280

  

Andrew rides the Tranquilo #6 bus from Managua to Sebaco. Along the way, food vendors, boarded selling local food. 960 1280

  

Andrew slurps the center of an iguana egg out of its leathery shell at the food stands in Masaya. 960 1280

  

Andrew and local guitar maker Sergio Zapeda explore the food stands in Masaya, Nicaragua. 960 1280

  

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