Something completely different

13 Sep

(found at Very Good Taste)

The VGT Omnivore’s Hundred:

1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile (Well, alligator . . . close enough)
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue (don’t like it much — I prefer chocolate fondue!)
8. Carp
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghanoush
11. Calamari (One of my favorite foods!)
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 (A favorite — even got my son hooked on them!)
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries (Many times but lately local blackberries and my own wild strawberries)
23. Foie gras (Blech!  Despise this stuff!)
24. Rice and beans (Mexican food is a favorite as is Cajun red beans and rice)
25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper (But I am a fan of eating jalapenos and habaneros!  YUM!)
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 (Blech!  Hate root beer — young son adores it though!)
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail (in soup form!)
41. Curried goat (Curry and I don’t get along!)
42. Whole insects
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala (Again with the curry!)
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear (in jelly!)
52. Umeboshi (didn’t work for me!)
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini (The only kind I’ll drink, thank you!)
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst
65. Durian
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake (All of them!)
68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar and blini (Best part of having Russian grandparents!)
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie (Secret vice)
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
83. Pocky
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant.  (Close a 2 star!)
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash
88. Flowers (Who hasn’t had a salad with nasturtiums in it?)
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 (But, only in Tia Maria)
100. Snake

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2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.
3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating.
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  1. The VGT Omnivore’s Hundred: - 14 September, 2008

    […] Liza who got it here. 1. Venison 2. Nettle tea 3. Huevos rancheros 4. Steak tartare 5. Crocodile 6. […]

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