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Old Dec 28th 2008, 5:08 am
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Originally Posted by DebsyW View Post
They sold fried sparrows on sticks (with feathers) in the food markets in Thailand. We didnt partake. Im sure I ate dogs bollocks in a soup though. I never did find out what they were but I keep telling myself that they were prawn balls.
Must have been one Helluva size of prawn
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...in a harbourside taverna on the greek island of Aegina, I had served up sea anemone, not wanting to lose face I attempted to spoon in the living mollusc, it can only be described as mucus covered nasal snot. It stayed in my mouth for about 10 seconds before it came back up! Yet the Greeks love it as an aphrodisiac.
You don't have to be in Greece to be given sea anemone. We ordered ortiguillas in El Puerto de Santa Maria out of curiosity. What came was deep fried in batter and tasted like fishy mushrooms. Won't do it again!

Couldn't even find them in the dictionary - had to Google 'ortiguillas' to find out what they were.
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Old Dec 28th 2008, 12:43 pm
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The second worst was trying durian fruit. I was told it was a wonderful taste, it smelled like a dead horse that had the sense to die several week previously and tasted like someone had mixed onions and ice cream, with the texture of candle wax
Mmmm! Can i have that on toast please? [/QUOTE]

Had Durian in Singapore and loved it. A little pungent maybe :-)

They smell so bad that it is apparently illegal to take durian on the underground.
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Originally Posted by bob_day View Post
Mmmm! Can i have that on toast please?
Had Durian in Singapore and loved it. A little pungent maybe :-)

They smell so bad that it is apparently illegal to take durian on the underground.[/QUOTE]

in Hong Kong you can't take them into hotels, taxis can refuse to take you, and its banned on the MTR and buses
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They sold fried sparrows on sticks (with feathers) in the food markets in Thailand. We didnt partake. Im sure I ate dogs bollocks in a soup though. I never did find out what they were but I keep telling myself that they were prawn balls.
Did they taste meaty or fishy?
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Did they taste meaty or fishy?
good question!
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Definitely something fishy if it smells that bad as i have never got a whiff from meat that is that bad and i have been a veggie for 21 years (but please lets not go down that passage - pretty please!!!!)
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Did they taste meaty or fishy?
Smelt fishy but tasted meaty. I`m best not knowing methinks. I managed to swallow.
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i had a close encounter with the above mentioned chicken feet (these were just there, full size, floating about) and they were served with rice, which had this suspicious sauce with it... GOD! i am feeling sick just remembering it.. the sauce was made with the chicken's blood, HOW SICKENING CAN YOU GET. i need a shuddering smiley here. GROSS.
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Originally Posted by featherbum View Post
i had a close encounter with the above mentioned chicken feet (these were just there, full size, floating about) and they were served with rice, which had this suspicious sauce with it... GOD! i am feeling sick just remembering it.. the sauce was made with the chicken's blood, HOW SICKENING CAN YOU GET. i need a shuddering smiley here. GROSS.
Sounds awful!!

We went to one restaurant that had `toad on a bed of fried rice` - I wanted my OH to order it to see what it was like but he wouldn`t. Wimp. I know that the toad would have been in strips like with chicken but I couldn`t get the thought of a big, fat, green toad sitting on a plate of rice!
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Default Re: What's the worst thing you've eaten by accident?

Originally Posted by DebsyW View Post
Sounds awful!!

We went to one restaurant that had `toad on a bed of fried rice` - I wanted my OH to order it to see what it was like but he wouldn`t. Wimp. I know that the toad would have been in strips like with chicken but I couldn`t get the thought of a big, fat, green toad sitting on a plate of rice!
Are you sure they weren't testing the Brits out?
Normally i've had toad/frogs looking like chicken..perhaps the cook had gone home?
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Old Dec 28th 2008, 9:23 pm
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Are you sure they weren't testing the Brits out?
Normally i've had toad/frogs looking like chicken..perhaps the cook had gone home?


I meant strips of toad meat. It was in Malaysia - they may well have been testing the tourists but we weren`t gonna try !!
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I meant strips of toad meat. It was in Malaysia - they may well have been testing the tourists but we weren`t gonna try !!
Ok, I'm happy now.. as long as it wasn't just cooked and sitting on a bed of rice watching the world go by.....
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Ok, I'm happy now.. as long as it wasn't just cooked and sitting on a bed of rice watching the world go by.....
That`s exactly as I pictured it... with bulging eyes!!
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Originally Posted by DebsyW View Post
They sold fried sparrows on sticks (with feathers) in the food markets in Thailand. We didnt partake. Im sure I ate dogs bollocks in a soup though. I never did find out what they were but I keep telling myself that they were prawn balls.
If it tasted really really good debs, Then you could say " It was the dogs bollocks"

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