Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Food Meme

I saw this meme on Penny's Walking Upside Down blog a few weeks ago and have been meaning to do it every since! Let me know if you do the meme so I can check it out!

1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.

2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.

3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating.

4) Optional extra: Post a comment here at http://www.verygoodtaste.co.uk/uncategorised/the-omnivores-hundred/ linking to your results.

1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile (actually I've had alligator, but not sure about crocodile)
6. Black pudding*
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghanoush
11. Calamari
12. Pho
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart
16. Epoisses
17. Black truffle (but I don't like it)
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes (fejoa, elder berry)
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 (don't like 'em on the half shell, but love them baked)
29. Baklava
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl (are you kidding? I was just in San Fran!)
33. Salted lassi
34. Sauerkraut
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat (can't honestly say I've had "curried" goat, but I've had BBQ goat... a Texas thing)
42. Whole insects (does a gnat that flies in your mouth count?)
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Fugu Nah
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut. (best warm!)
50. Sea urchin (on a date at a sushi restaurant. I'm not sure I actually swallowed it. I dry heaved and had to spit it out in my napkin. It was the texture that was so awful, not the taste)
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal (I've never eaten a Big Mac... I don't like sauce on my hamburgers)
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
62. Sweetbreads (had them in a NYC restaurant years ago... I didn't know what I was ordering!)
63. Kaolin (I didn't know what this was, but I've had Kaopectate, so I guess I've had it!)
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 (rabbit and hare are the same, right?)
87. Goulash
88. Flowers
89. Horse*
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam (I can't believe I've never tried 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 (rattlesnake... it's another Texas thing)

*I can't in good faith cross anything off the list because I am willing to try just about anything. However, I am certainly not going to go looking for the starred "food" items. Blech!


Dawn said...

You really have experienced a lot of different foods. Do you travel often? I haven't had the opportunity to try a lot of those but many of them, I'm not sure if I'd want to try. ;) I guess I'm a lot pickier than I imagined myself to be. That was a fun meme.

Penny said...

Actually Haggis isn't so bad though I don't think I'll be choosing it off a menu over something else. ;)

It's an interesting meme this!

Kristin C. said...

I was suprised by the number of items I had never tried or even heard of! Great idea!


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