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What strange foods have you eaten?

Asked by squirbel (4292points) March 4th, 2008

Strange includes anything that might make the typical steak-and-potatoes-American make a face.

Goat meat is pretty normal for my family.

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Sisa's avatar

the goo on Japanese food I had in japan. I’m an american. that goo.. tastes and feel wieeeeerd.

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micksarecool's avatar

I ate boiled jellyfish once it was like eating jello

Noon's avatar

I’m Azorian Portuguese so they are not all that strange to me but the strangest thing from an american pallet:
Limpets They are a small sea snail that is eaten live (they crawl off your plate, slowly, as you eat them)

gooch's avatar

Had limpets also. Aligator, crawfish, squirrel brains, chicken feet, rattle snake, cow stomach, chicken combs, octopus, opposum, and armordello

dens's avatar

Cows brain stew. It is common and being served everywhere in Indonesia

PupnTaco's avatar

Goat, sea anemone.

delirium's avatar

Squid is delicious.
Iguana was gross.
Durian fruit is…... interesting.
My favorite sandwich is hummus, honey, sprouts, swiss cheese, and penut butter/almond butter on pita. Yum!

Its common, btu some people make faces at Tofu. I’d die without it, i’m sure. Yumyumyum.

squirbel's avatar

<- checks wikipedia for durian fruit

Update: I want to try it, but I’m sure i’d want a clothespin for my nose.

delirium's avatar

Its innnnteresting. XD

paulc's avatar

Rat soup in Laos but I couldn’t bring myself to eat the tail, very bitter. Also had boiled marmot there, much better than rat. I ate a half a medium sized cockroach by accident – it was in my drink. The drink had ice, I thought it was a chunk of ice, you figure it out.

gooch's avatar

Oh yes I also had nutra rat and lion

andrew's avatar

My freshman college roommate was Malaysian and had durian shipped to our room. He also never showered or washed his sheets.

I didn’t get many visitors.

segdeha's avatar

Tripe (cow stomach), eel, squid, kangaroo, alligator, bison, venison… all before I became a vegetarian, obviously.

KingMalefic's avatar

Cow heart, brain, tripe, intestines (fried on the side of the road by quichauan indians)Does completly raw beef count?Chicken feet and head. Alligator, Antelope. Horse. Naatto (sp?) which is 3 month old fermented soy beans, never again. (In Japan)

Some others people have already mentioned.

Goat is one of my favs especially in curry.

Just_Justine's avatar

@delirium those are regular foods? well they are in South Africa anyhow :)

Just_Justine's avatar

@paulc I will never be the same after your post!

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