How to savor the fertilized egg? You partially crack the egg and savor the broth of it. Add a mixture of salt, vinegar and spices on it and eat it. Little embryo can be eaten but I prefer not to. I just like the yellow and the white. When you eat the white part, it feels like you are eating rubber.
In the Philippines, balut have recently entered haute cuisine by being served as appetizers in restaurants, cooked adobo style, fried in omelettes or even used as filling in baked pastries.