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Food Meme

Stolen from handyhunter:
1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.
3) Strike out any items that you would never consider eating.
4) Optional extra: Post a comment at Very Good Taste, linking to your results

1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghanoush
11. Calamari

12. Pho
13. Peanut butter and jelly sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart

16. Epoisses
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans

25. Brawn or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
28. Oysters
29. Baklava

30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl

33. Salted lassi
34. Sauerkraut
35. Root beer float

36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly (Do jello shots count?)
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat (I have a family who feeds me after piano lessons every week. It's SOOOO good, srsly.)
42. Whole insects (My husband had bees in Japan - the kids didn't tell him what it was first, lol!)
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Fugu (I wanted to, but it's too expensive!)
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle

57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
62. Sweetbreads

63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst
65. Durian
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar and blini

73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong

80. Bellini
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
83. Pocky
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant
85. Kobe beef

86. Hare
87. Goulash
88. Flowers
89. Horse
(Sorry, guys! I had to try it in Japan. I've also had whale. Don't get out the pitchforks!)
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam
92. Soft shell crab

93. Rose harissa
94. Catfish
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor
98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
100. Snake

Um, let's just say that I'm adventurous. Everything except the strike-outs I'd try if I knew what it was!



( 28 comments — Leave a comment )
Aug. 14th, 2008 11:33 pm (UTC)
How was the Durian?
Aug. 14th, 2008 11:36 pm (UTC)
I had it in Singapore (where it's a specialty). But honestly, I can hardly remember! I remember it tasted all right... *feels silly*
Aug. 15th, 2008 12:06 am (UTC)
clotted cream tea? Really? I didn't even know what half of this stuff was. As for eating a horse . . . boy howdy. I don't know if I could do that. You're definitely more brave than me.
Aug. 15th, 2008 12:09 am (UTC)
Well, I've had clotted cream, but not in tea. :D

They call it "sakura" (for its cherry color), and it's raw, even! Yeah, I know I'm a tiny bit insane...

Edited at 2008-08-15 12:10 am (UTC)
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Aug. 15th, 2008 01:44 am (UTC)
I'm tempted to try it myself, too!

*tries to resist looking up everything I haven't eaten on this list and systematically whittling it down*
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Aug. 15th, 2008 12:50 am (UTC)
Wow, I don't even know what half of those are, but I love food, so yep, I'm gonna snag this :-D
Aug. 15th, 2008 12:51 am (UTC)
LOL, me either. I'm halfway tempted to look them all up...
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Aug. 15th, 2008 12:59 am (UTC)
I'm nowhere near that adventurous but I've had haggis :)
Aug. 15th, 2008 01:01 am (UTC)
I've wanted to have haggis! But so far, no opportunity. :)
Aug. 15th, 2008 01:00 am (UTC)
Well, I don't have a food icon!! But, this doesn't surprise me; you are the adventurous one of the f'list, and the world traveler!!:D

My motto...if you can't pronounce it, don't eat it!!
Aug. 15th, 2008 01:02 am (UTC)
LOL! I do like to be thought of that way...

Aw... but you miss such GOOD food that way! My motto is, "If you can't pronounce, find someone who can, then dig in!"
Aug. 15th, 2008 01:13 am (UTC)
Oooooh - Spaetzle are just <3 !!!

Seriously, whenever I see a German restaurant abroad, I *have* to go there and order them because people seem to assume that this is the German food ;)

And, interestingly, you never get them where I live... :P

Sauerkraut I find really yucky, though :P
Aug. 15th, 2008 01:16 am (UTC)
Yeah, I had my Spaetzle at a German restaurant in the US. :) I think it was paired with breaded veal or something?

I really like sauerkraut with sausage, especially on top of a brat on a bun.
Aug. 15th, 2008 01:29 am (UTC)
Hehehe - yeah, I can imagine the breaded veal. Think I even ate that stuff sometime. I love my Spaetzle best with lotsa cheese, though - it's to die for :)

And, yup, many people here have Sauerkraut a lot, especially with sausages. And my Dad loves to make weird stuff like sauerkraut soup - yikes! :S
Now, this is finally a stereotype that's actually true.
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Aug. 15th, 2008 10:12 am (UTC)
Yes, anything can seem exotic when it's not what you usually eat! :D
Aug. 16th, 2008 09:23 pm (UTC)
I love how durian makes the list. I'm not fond of the fruit at all (hate is too strong a word :p), and they keep telling me I'm not a true Malaysian. lol. But I do love tempoyak.

Aug. 16th, 2008 11:39 pm (UTC)
I honestly can't remember what I thought about durian! lol, sad, I know.

What is tempoyak?
Aug. 16th, 2008 11:50 pm (UTC)
Tempoyak is fermented durian, usually made and eaten with sambal</i>.
Aug. 17th, 2008 12:06 am (UTC)
Oo! That sounds yummy!
Aug. 17th, 2008 06:54 am (UTC)

Aug. 17th, 2008 12:13 pm (UTC)
LOL, yeah, I've tried a lot of foods! :D
Aug. 17th, 2008 02:01 pm (UTC)
You are adventerous. LOL

Shall I try to beat you?
Aug. 17th, 2008 06:30 pm (UTC)
With a big thick stick? Or in numbers of things tried? :D
Aug. 17th, 2008 06:58 pm (UTC)
Or how about the exotic stuff? Or maybe the redneck stuff. After all, I have eaten Rocky Mountain Oysters. lol
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