Why not?

Via Orodemniades @ Birch and Maple:

The VGT Omnivore’s Hundred:

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 linking to your results.

My list is below the fold:

1. Venison
2. Nettle tea

3. Huevos rancheros -Tex-Mex is not done well
in Australia, so will reserve trying this to actual Tex-Mex territory

4. Steak tartare – Not as such, although I’ve eaten raw steak.
5. Crocodile
6. Black pudding tried it, hated it, couldn’t finish it, would not have again.
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 – truffle infused oil doesn’t count
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
I remember ending up bright red from head to toe as a toddler after my grandad took us berrying once.
23. Foie grasNot eating force fed geese. Thanks
24. Rice and beans
25. Brawn, or head cheese

26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
28. Oysters- tried it, hated it, couldn’t finish it, would not have again.
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
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O

39. Gumbo – I’ve had things calling themselves Gumbo, but never the real deal. One day I’ll make it to New Orleans.
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects
- Unfortunately, yes. Not by choice. Long story. Yuck!
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi

53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini

58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores – What are these?
62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin

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
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

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4 Responses to “Why not?”


  1. 1 defiantcreatrix Saturday, 23 August 2008 at 9:16 pm

    S’mores are a campfire treat that consist of two graham crackers, a toasted marshmallow, and a piece of chocolate bar melted together into a sandwich.

    Yummy, although I don’t like sweets much anymore.

  2. 2 nuckingfutz Saturday, 23 August 2008 at 10:00 pm

    S’mores… definitely an American thing.

    Usually made over a campfire, they are graham crackers (digestives), chocolate, and marshmallows. You roast the marshmallow, and put it between two graham crackers with some chocolate. The heat from the marshmallow melts the chocolate and it turns into an ooey gooey mess.

    But it’s NUMMY!

    When I was younger, my grandmother would let me make them over the (gas) stove when I had my friends over. :)

  3. 3 Fatadelic Sunday, 24 August 2008 at 5:01 pm

    The traditional thing Aussies do at campfires with marshmallows is put them on a stick and roast them. Haven’t ever done a sandwich thing with them though.

  4. 4 Lisa Monday, 25 August 2008 at 4:11 am

    How fun!


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