Most exotic food you've ever eaten?

to go along with the other food thread

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18/09/2002 at 22:11
Glenn, I've sampled goat curry at the Notting Hill Carnival too. You can get jerk chicken there as well, which is fab. And, when in France, I've had escargots a la bourguignonne (snails in garlic butter) which are fantastic.

Most exotic though? The scotch pies at Celtic park - there's nothing like them (honest).
18/09/2002 at 22:12
On a business trip to Japan I was given jelly fish, pickled in vinegar or something similar - it was one of those cases where you don't dare ask what it is until you've managed to swallow it. The things we do to keep customers happy!

I also managed to order pigs testicles once - didn't understand the menu - didn't eat them either!
18/09/2002 at 22:28
cat stew in Valencia in 1972 - I was poor, it was cheap!!
18/09/2002 at 22:57
Lumpy pink blancmange scooped from a wetsuit recently vacated by Sandra Bullock.

Well, you wanted exotic!
19/09/2002 at 00:09
19/09/2002 at 01:06
God you lot are so exotic is there knowhere you havent lived of been.............
19/09/2002 at 08:39
fried pigs ears
grilled sheeps testicles (only once, didn't know what it was, still find it very difficult to convince my father in law that I do not want to eat them again)
cows stomach
and all this just to be a polite guest
19/09/2002 at 10:30
Over here (in Iceland) local delicacies include rams testicles pickled in whey and - best of all - preserved sharks head. They bury the sharks head, wee on it, leave it for a few months then dig it up and eat it with a spoon (and I'm not joking!). They wash it down with Brenavin (caraway seed liqueur) to take aaway the taste.

And they think Marmitte is disgusting!

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