Thursday, November 20, 2008

What I've eaten...

From Princess Mombi's blog... (can you tell I'm having writer's block?)

Here’s what I want you to do: 1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions. 2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten. 3) Mark any items that you would never consider eating. The Omnivore’s Hundred:
1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos Rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile - tastes like chicken
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht - blech!
10. Baba ghanoush
11. Calamari - can you say rubberbands?
12. Pho - pho sho - ha ha - actually I tried it once and thought it was gross 13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart
16. Epoisses - fancy cheese = of course
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes - ice wine?
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream - I'm sure I've run into this in my ice cream experiences
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans
25. Brawn or head cheese - Thanks, Grandpa
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 - a bite, just to remind me I don't like it
33. Salted lassi
34. Sauerkraut - my weapon of choice
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O - Jello-shot?.. who hasn't?
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects - not by choice
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk - only as cheese
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel - ack!
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut - about my weight's worth
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal - sadly, yes.
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine - fries with gravy & curds!
60. Carob chips = fake chocolate - I wasn't fooled
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 - I used to sneak out and buy these!
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 - no, but Hair unfortunately, yes
87. Goulash
88. Flowers
89. Horse
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 - I don't do anything that has to do with snakes.

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