Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks

I have eaten and really rather liked....

Snails
28
8%
Black pudding (blood sausage)
34
9%
Raw oysters
28
8%
Frogs' legs
19
5%
Dog
0
No votes
Horse
11
3%
Carpaccio (raw beef)
28
8%
Sushi
40
11%
Octopus
39
11%
Tripe
12
3%
Mussels
40
11%
Pigs' ears
8
2%
Rabbit
34
9%
Goat
30
8%
Other (please name)
7
2%
 
Total votes: 358

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Re: Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

Postby Copehead » 02 Apr 2012, 20:46

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Re: Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

Postby Hugh » 02 Apr 2012, 21:02

I could eat black pudding three times a day every day for the rest of my life although I expect my life would be considerably foreshortened if I did.

I had barbecued bunny once. It was quite tasty.

I think I had tripe in some sort of stew in the Caribbean. It was disgusting.

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Re: Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

Postby sloopjohnc » 02 Apr 2012, 21:03

I'm wondering if there are any Americans on here who've eaten Rocky Mountain Oysters?
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Re: Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

Postby wilson » 02 Apr 2012, 21:05

sloopjohnc wrote:I'm wondering if there are any Americans on here who've eaten Rocky Mountain Oysters?


Would that be similar to the Canadian specialty, Prairie Oysters?
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Postby Butch Manly » 02 Apr 2012, 21:21

Nick wrote:I would totally eat a dog.



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Postby Footy » 02 Apr 2012, 21:26

When I first moved to Teesside, people used to call pork pies 'growlers' as reputation had it that they were made from dogmeat. The dogs were supposedly captured in an area of Middlesbrough known locally as 'Doggie' because of the high number of strays roaming the streets.

I like pork pies so I may have had dog after all.
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Re: Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

Postby sloopjohnc » 02 Apr 2012, 21:31

wilson wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:I'm wondering if there are any Americans on here who've eaten Rocky Mountain Oysters?


Would that be similar to the Canadian specialty, Prairie Oysters?


I think so, yeah.
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Re: Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

Postby wilson » 02 Apr 2012, 21:33

sloopjohnc wrote:
wilson wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:I'm wondering if there are any Americans on here who've eaten Rocky Mountain Oysters?


Would that be similar to the Canadian specialty, Prairie Oysters?


I think so, yeah.


To set the record straight, I haven't eaten either variety.
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Re: Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

Postby Butch Manly » 02 Apr 2012, 22:14

Although he's had mine in his mouth a few times over the years.
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Postby Magilla » 02 Apr 2012, 22:15

When I did a season in a local cold store seven years ago, we mostly loaded up boxes of sheep, cattle and deer cuts.

Most of the time it was the regular cuts you see in supermarkets, etc. But one time there were several boxes marked "deer pizzles" we had to load up into a container bound for China. Apparently they get used for herbal potions and pills.
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Re: Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

Postby wilson » 02 Apr 2012, 22:15

Clint Planet wrote:Although he's had mine in his mouth a few times over the years.


Whatever that means.... :?:
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Postby Chuck [Bot] » 02 Apr 2012, 22:56

No-one mentioned kangaroo? It's nice. Quite dark and gamey, a bit venison-like.
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Re: Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

Postby Guy E » 02 Apr 2012, 22:59

To the best of my knowledge I've never eaten dog, horse or pigs ears, but I've had all the others.

I guess I've eaten a few strange things through the years. One I remember fondly from Spain were the baby eels. They were about an inch long, just 1/8-inch in diameter and were served with a spicey oil sauce. They'd serve them in a bowl and they looked like black spaghetti.
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Re: Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

Postby oliltownofkathlehem » 02 Apr 2012, 23:13

i'm kinda surprised at myself here. with the topic in general, i would've thought i had eaten and liked more freaky things than most people around here, but going by the list, i either haven't tried or actively dislike a good bit of it.

i hate raw seafood with passionate loathing. even one my most beluvved of sea crittern, the oyster, should be cooked before eating. sushi? ptoooooooey. (the beezle loved sushi and would bedevil me with it. i have a sushi magnet on my fridge that came from her as a christmas present.)

i have never had pigs ears, tripe, goat, horse, dog, black pudding. (mann, reading thru that list makes me remember that i really wanna be a vegan someday.)

wait... is tripe the same thing as chitlins? chitlins aint all that bad, but meh. my ma used to eat chitlins and hogshead cheese and sweetbreads and all that, but none of it ever appealed to me.

what else have i had? turtle, snake, deer, the occasional flukey choco-covered insect sposed to be candy (my sister gave some of those out at her wedding reception. i must admit, her lil set of gifts for the people who attended was rather... original.)

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Re: Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

Postby Jimbo » 02 Apr 2012, 23:27

Copehead wrote:Smell of poo taste of heaven


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Re: Which of these have you eaten and enjoyed?

Postby Nolamike » 02 Apr 2012, 23:32

kath wrote:even one my most beluvved of sea crittern, the oyster, should be cooked before eating.


:o

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Postby Jimbo » 02 Apr 2012, 23:35

Nolamike wrote:
kath wrote:even one my most beluvved of sea crittern, the oyster, should be cooked before eating.


:o

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Postby Stille Baron » 02 Apr 2012, 23:50

Nolamike wrote:
kath wrote:even one my most beluvved of sea crittern, the oyster, should be cooked before eating.


:o

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Postby Butch Manly » 03 Apr 2012, 00:26

Raw oysters are the food of the gods. As close as food can get to "mind-blowing."
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Postby Nolamike » 03 Apr 2012, 00:53

Jimbo2 wrote:
Nolamike wrote:
kath wrote:even one my most beluvved of sea crittern, the oyster, should be cooked before eating.


:o

:(


Is there no more concern for the safety of sea food from the oil blasted gulf?


Nope. Even the more liberal/conspiracy-minded science folk in the region, the ones who raise all kindsa scares, are saying that Gulf seafood is good to go. Which is good for me. :)
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