Because It’s Lunch Time

And because I think Elyse and Wade should steal it for their very entertaining cooking blog, I pilfered this food meme.

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) As is my way, I will expound on the meme by giving a + or – (to indicate my enjoyment or disapproval of said foods I have eaten.

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 +/- (Depending on how eggplanty it is)
11. Calamari
12. Pho +
13. PB&J 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 + (Just last night, in fact, from our backyard!)
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 +/- (Like the cigar, not a fan of sipping congnac)
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O
39. Gumbo +
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk +
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more + (Though I don’t enjoy it enough to pay for it.)
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala +
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut – (The world’s most revolting donut…or doughnut even!)
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear +
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer +
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle + (Try it smothered in cheese!!)
57. Dirty gin martini + (Though I prefer vodka)
58. Beer above 8% ABV +
59. Poutine +
60. Carob chips – (Go home carob. You’re not fooling anyone.)
61. S’mores +
62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst
65. Durian
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake + for the first two, – for the second two.
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 (I’m willing as long as they show patience with dietary restrictions…)
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
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

DISCLAIMER: I have been a lacto-ovo vegetarian since I was 14 so most of the meat items I have never tried or will never try are due to that, and not necessarily because I am an unadventurous eater.

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  1. […] Filed under: Food | Tags: 2008, Food, Meme I found this Food Meme idea on Jessica Baxter’s blog, who got it from the Mighty God King blog, who in turn found it at its orginator, a UK blog called […]


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