I've been forced to eat many an appetizing creature and insect while in the military, and yes Americans as a whole have become way to preoccupied with germs and disease. We forget that when most of those that are mature now were young they lived lives considerably less clean and grew up strong and healthy with robust immune systems, but now that we are starting to see the results of our mad quest to sanitize everything our children are becoming allergic to everything and unable to tolerate even the common cold without drugs and medication.
Hmmm, I have eaten crickets. Crunchy and oh so chewy . Also, frogs, goats, duck's egg (with small chick inside) . Haven't eaten snake yet but they told me it taste like chicken (they always do LOL). There are a lot of things that we eat here that I don't want to enumerate as some people who might be reading this are still having their breakfasts/lunch right now .
Popping pills? As in, a little headache, go pop a pill stuff like that?
Oh yea no , dont mean general headache or mild creams n that ,but was thinkin how there are zillions of products for very basic stuff and its wow, outta control? I mean whose to know those chemicals arnt doin more damage than eating the other crispy fe fi fo fum munchies ,I mean wild bugs wouldnt have chemicals or been sprayed either like all of our fruit n veges...just a thought.
LOL AWSydney, you sound just like my husband. Er, I think my cousin-in-law (who's an American) described it as "abortion" or something . But it's really delish. Just close your eyes when it comes to the chick part
During the summer I actually had a mature cheese with little warms in it (can't remember how you call them). They were almost microscopic and came out when the cheese warmed up. My French friends were delighted and ate it wash down with their best wine... So did I !!!
If when in Rome do as the Romans... When in France do as the French
Scargots (snails) are a delicacy in France. The first time I tried them in Spain I found them horribly disgusting but after that I tried them again in France and they were actually quite good. I have eat them in salads, grilled with garlic butter and as a filling for petit fours... yummy!
Yeah, thats the question!!! We reached a century where people eat anything that flies and anthing that walks or crawls!!! Disgusting!!! I've seen photos also of a man (far eastern)eating a small child ekhhhkhkhkkhkhkhkh WHAT IS THAT????
Escargots are a delicacy! I dont think that qualifies anywhere near strange or bad. Kangaroo meat is lean and gamey and is pretty much a staple diet for some here in Australia though I've never tried it before.
I haven't eaten bugs, but me boys like to 'fry' grasshoppers on the hoods of vehicles and have them for dessert. They have tried slugs, but said they are yucky and that they shrink too much when fried.
I've had most types of wild animals that live in this region, and liked them too. Mouse and rat are two that I don't want to try. I think I'd rather eat bugs.
Scott - you are sooo right! My daughter and I were behind a produce truck once, and several heads of cabbage fell off when it made a sharp turn. I stopped the car to get them. My daughter's resonse? "Eww! You're not gonna eat those, are you? They were on the dirt!"
I hope so, but it would be tough. I once lived in a village in England, St. Neots, and annually they had an infestation of 'wheat bugs' and they were every where. They were tiny little insects and they were in your hair, on your teeth, up your nose so I'm sure I ate some! My wife would come home from the shops and by the time she got home she would be freak'in about her hair feeling alive!
I haven't been that adventurous as to eat insects. However, if my life depended on eating them, I most certainly would!! They apparently are a good source of protein - so well I'd give it a shot, if and only if my life depended on it!!
I couldn't no way...right up till there was nothing else left to eat...then.."Hakuna Matata"...boy...it's on...I would eat as many of those little critters as possible...and "pop" them in mouth like I was eating a bag of popcorn!
I have a nice old persian carpet. Recently I discovered something has been eating it???? I placed it outdoors for now - I guess I'm hoping the cool air makes the critter(s) want to leave and find somewhere...
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