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Different kinds of bird nests


Different kinds of bird nests - edible bird nests are the saliva nests built by esculent swiftlets which are native in Thailand, Indonesian, Malaysia and south of China. Based on the atmosphere where the bird's nests are created, they may be classified into cave nest and house nest.

Bird nest farming in Malaysia


Bird nest farming in Malaysia is well developed. Bird's nest / bird's nest soup is indeed a delicacy in Chinese cuisine. A couple types of swiftlet, the cave swiftlets, are famous for building the saliva nests accustomed to make the unique texture of the soup. Bird's nest soup is called ‘yan wo’ in Chinese. When dissolved in water, the birds' nest possesses a gelatinous texture used for soup.

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