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I really enjoyed having a plate of cooked pig intestines. I actually did about six or seven times. The dish is called Chitlins. Chitlins taste like good pouched chicken skin to the 5th power. Yummy with greens and potato salad. These days I rarely eat pork. Maybe once or twice a year.

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Squid ink sacs pickled in miso.
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Not too bizarre - baby octopus yakitori. Crimson red with bodies about the size of your thumb.
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raw horse with garlic sauce
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Alpine Marmot. Rich and gamey. A cousin of our groundhog.
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I had a blackened nutria, basically a rat.
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Fried alligator (tastes like chicken)
frog legs (texture like fish meat, tastes like chicken)
meat jelly made from animal parts typically discarded (hooves, ears, chicken legs, heads, organs, skin... you got the idea) - quite testy with horseradish sauce
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Ditto on alligator, a little stringier than chicken, but tastes good. Bison and moose too, but not all that exotic, tastes like beef.

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Ylem wrote: Wed Dec 02, 2020 5:10 pm I had a blackened nutria, basically a rat.
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yobbo89 wrote: Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:45 pm
Ylem wrote: Wed Dec 02, 2020 5:10 pm I had a blackened nutria, basically a rat.
Wesley Snipes was a real good bad guy in this movie. Think I will watch it tonight after observing Mars.
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Bigzmey wrote: Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:11 pm blood sausage - yam!
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I don't recall eating anything strange - I don't take eating as an extreme sports.
Maybe strangest was french fries and sausage with half of Naga Morich in thin slices.
I also think that for a Finn, salmiac is far from strange, but may be strange to others.
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yobbo89 wrote: Wed Dec 02, 2020 12:29 pm raw horse with garlic sauce
That sounds absolutely delicious 😋
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I had crocodile when in Thailand. It was tidbits in soup that was served as part of a crocodile show. I do not think it was real crocodile. Most likely it was, well I do not know.
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Probably little pale Cheeto looking things on a salad. Believe they were boiled fish stomachs or swim bladders. Learned early on not to get too inquisitive when eating in Asia :)
Then there was "See pie". Worked for a small community back in Quebec and a common dish was See Pie. It was a deep dish meat pie and called See pie because whatever the cook could see went in it.
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The little crabs that are inside oysters when you open them. Ditto on the frog legs.
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Alligator sausage in New Orleans.

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Kangaroo steak.
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