Weird Food you have eaten

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  1. LeanMan profile image85
    LeanManposted 8 years ago

    I am still craving for a Bacon Buttie as they are illegal where I am, I could be deported for owning one, unless I ate the evidence..

    Anyway, what is the strangest food you have eaten;

    I've eaten Kangaroo, ostrich, crocodile, snake(not sure about variety), zebra, and wildebeast to name a few...

  2. tobey100 profile image60
    tobey100posted 8 years ago

    Ant eggs and monkey.
    Not too bad really

  3. Betty Reid profile image60
    Betty Reidposted 8 years ago

    spam ice cream

    1. LeanMan profile image85
      LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      True Monty Python food....

      Was it good???

  4. TheGlassSpider profile image69
    TheGlassSpiderposted 8 years ago

    I've eaten alligator...dove...squirrel. All kinds of cheeses with rinds and such (which some consider strange).

    My grandfather swore I used to eat cow brains scrambled in eggs with him when I was a very young child (i.e. less than five years old). I have no memory of this though, and can't imagine that I would have been okay with eating brains - sounds pretty nasty to me, at least now. I didn't totally believe that you could get them! He said you could order them from the butcher. *shrug* Maybe someone else knows more about that? He says I ate froglegs with him once as well, which I can believe.

    1. LeanMan profile image85
      LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Any symptoms of mad cow??

      My ex-wife used to swear by whole pigs heads - eyes, brains, the lot... I could not even watch (sorry if anyone just visualised this..)

      1. TheGlassSpider profile image69
        TheGlassSpiderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Goodness...I don't know! What ARE symptoms of mad cow!? I'm still alive...this would have been over 20 years ago. LOL

        1. LeanMan profile image85
          LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Not sure what the symptoms are...udders and talking bull??

          I thought spiders ate flies, how do they taste??

          1. TheGlassSpider profile image69
            TheGlassSpiderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            LOL...well, I can talk bull, but I always thought that was a talent, not a symptom.

            As to flies: It depends on what they've eaten. wink

  5. Obscure Divine profile image52
    Obscure Divineposted 8 years ago

    Some of the strangest stuff we consume, may be hidden in our bologna, hot dogs, potted meat, vienna sausages, etc.  Who knows just "what all" is actually in there?  yikes

    1. manlypoetryman profile image75
      manlypoetrymanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      UUUrp...yeah...something really doesn't look right with vienna sausages...let alone...what may be in them hot dogs!

    2. LeanMan profile image85
      LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I remeber an email I recieved years ago with pictures of two guys sat out the back of a restaurant butchering rats to make them look like bits of chicken...

      My ex also used to work in a sausage and pie factory, she always told me not to eat them!!!!

  6. manlypoetryman profile image75
    manlypoetrymanposted 8 years ago

    Cat Fryes = Oklahoma (really...don't need to explain that one...think of all the parts of a Cow's anatomy you see at a butcher shop...and the ones you don't. Yep...it's those...?!Needless to say...for me it was just a sample...some folks were going back for seconds and thirds...Yikes!)
    Bullfrog legs=Louisiana (probably not that weird to the locals)
    Timber Rattlesnake=North Carolina (taste like chicken...but then so does everything when you try to describe it...right? lol)
    Reindeer = Norway...(probably not too unusual from venison...but try buying it at the supermarket in the U.S.)
    Flowers=Costa Rica (don't know what kind of flower it was...but they were good with eggs!)
    A Goldfish=College Party...back in the day...Thank God...I don't remember what it taste like hmm)

    That's all I can think of...and these are plenty enough!

    Do they really have chocolate covered ants, and do they eat big bugs, and monkey brains in some places...? Yikes!

  7. Lymond profile image87
    Lymondposted 8 years ago

    oh definitely the rotten shark, marinated for two months in beach sand and seawater. Visit Iceland, its the local delicacy. Apparently, opening the tub on Icelandic Air violates their carriage rules.

  8. CrystalStarWoman profile image59
    CrystalStarWomanposted 8 years ago

    Maybe you should change the title of this topic to "Weird dead animals you have eaten"...?

    1. LeanMan profile image85
      LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      still waiting for the vegetarian version.....

      I ate a daffodil flower once... found out afterwards that the stem is poisonous, glad I only ate the yellow pretty bit..

  9. mega1 profile image77
    mega1posted 8 years ago

    I haven't eaten many weird things that I remember - once in awhile a fly, but not on purpose.   I had beans n ham for lunch.  had it for dinner last night and lunch yesterday. Had it for breakfast on Sunday and dinner Saturday night. I can't keep any friends for long.

  10. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    Rattlesnake and gator tail.

  11. profile image0
    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    let's see...a lot of different kind of animal in jerky like alligator, bison, pheasant, etc.

    then I tried two millworms

    and when I was younger I ate chips that fell into car grease big_smile Yes I am werid what can I say...also tried an ant once..they are nasty!

  12. Hmrjmr1 profile image80
    Hmrjmr1posted 8 years ago

    vietnam - Dog rice Stew, laos - Monkey brain

  13. PrettyPanther profile image86
    PrettyPantherposted 8 years ago

    I haven't personally eaten anything that weird, but my fiance' has eaten pig's blood soup and monkey testicles. 

    {{{{{shudder}}}}}

    1. mega1 profile image77
      mega1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      and you still feel like kissing him?

      1. PrettyPanther profile image86
        PrettyPantherposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        LOL!  Well, it was many years ago....

  14. Hmrjmr1 profile image80
    Hmrjmr1posted 8 years ago

    Rocky Mountain Oyster are good sliced and fried

  15. Hmrjmr1 profile image80
    Hmrjmr1posted 8 years ago

    beside eatin that stuff guys like us do lots of other fun stuff with food too

    1. PrettyPanther profile image86
      PrettyPantherposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, well, you know, if a man is adventurous about food, he's probably adventurous about other things too.  wink

      1. Hmrjmr1 profile image80
        Hmrjmr1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        worked for me cool heh heh

  16. goldenpath profile image69
    goldenpathposted 8 years ago

    I had poi when I was in Hawaii.  It is revolting.  It is wrong.  It is the epitamy of evil.  It is thrust regurgitation from the bowels of death.  It's a disgrace to be created, let alone digested, underneath the American flag.  It must be burned at the stake! sad

    1. Hmrjmr1 profile image80
      Hmrjmr1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      poi?? I thought it was good Are we thinking of the same thing its just taro root paste, pretty bland by itself.

      1. goldenpath profile image69
        goldenpathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I had it when stationed there.  Bland is the word!  Perhaps I ate it wrong or with the wrong thing, but the way I did take it was an abomination. sad

        1. profile image0
          Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Hey golden you should have tried it with some juicy pork. that is what made it so darn good.

  17. _cheryl_ profile image83
    _cheryl_posted 8 years ago

    Wow, some interesting answers here! I'm a big chicken when it comes to trying different foods. However, my mother-in-law has eaten possum...I've been at (filipino) parties where they were cooking goat meat. Not a great aroma at all...so I couldn't ever bring myself to tasting it. LOL!

    1. LeanMan profile image85
      LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I think goat depends how it is cooked.. Eaten it several times, more taste than mutton or lamb..
      As to the filipino parties... pigs intestines with pigs blood, cant't remember what they call it, but I could not force myself to try it..

  18. earnestshub profile image86
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    Apart from some pretty weird food when travelling in South East Asia like tiny little spicy bony fish, I have eaten Kangaroo, witchetty grubs, snake and field mice in Australia.

    1. LeanMan profile image85
      LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      How was the field mouse? I think the edible field mouse is now on the endangered list in the UK..

      1. earnestshub profile image86
        earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        The field mice were sweet, not gamey. I think they are endangered here now. I hope I did not contribute too much to that! lol

        1. LeanMan profile image85
          LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Not tried them, do you eat them whole with the bones??

          As to the edanged.. they should learn to run faster... Survival of the fitest and all that..

  19. ddsurfsca profile image74
    ddsurfscaposted 8 years ago

    I have eaten squirrel, bear, elk, deer, goat, donkey, rabbit, and possibly dog, not sure what it was

    1. LeanMan profile image85
      LeanManposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Sounds like a list of road kill.... was it????

      Waste not want not..............

 
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