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Another MeMe...

Ok here's another one of those fun "MeMe's" (I know you all LOVE finding out new and interesting things about yours truly!)

This one is food related, which is rather fitting since I'm currently obsessed with food and hungry most of the time. I'm still not having any cravings except for ice cream. I have to admit though that the ice cream craving is a life-long craving, NOT a pregnancy one... although I'm certainly using being pregnant as an excuse to break my longstanding "ice cream only on Sunday and Thursday nights" rule! Convenient.

Anyway, this MeMe is called the Omnivore's 100 and it's all about things I've eaten, not eaten, or would never try. Paul and I like to watch those travel shows where people eat strange things and then debate whether we'd try them or not so I thought this looked like a fun MeMe to take part in. Plus I haven't posted anything in a while and thought that I should!

How the Omnivore's 100 works:

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: Post a comment at
Very Good Taste, linking to your results.

1. Venison

2. Nettle tea

3. Huevos rancheros

4. Steak tartare

5. Crocodile

6. Black pudding

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 (this is apparently a stinky French cheese... Yum! I'll have to try it!)

17. Black truffle

18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes

19. Steamed pork buns

20. Pistachio ice cream


21. Heirloom tomatoes

22. Fresh wild berries

23. Foie gras

24. Rice and beans

25. Brawn or head cheese - I'd MAYBE try this... but maybe not… So it gets crossed off halfway

26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper- pretty sure I can't handle this- those are the hottest peppers in the world I think!

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

36. Cognac with a fat cigar

37. Clotted Cream Tea

38. Vodka Jelly/Jell-O

39. Gumbo


40. Oxtail
(stew)

41. Curried goat

42. Whole insects
(Chocolate covered ants)

43. Phaal- this is a super spicy curry made with scotch bonnet peppers. Nope!


44. Goat's milk

45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth $120 or more – would like to but I’ll have to wait a few months!


46. Fugu- that poisonous Japanese fish…

47. Chicken tikka masala

48. Eel
(smoked)

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

62. Sweetbreads

63. kaolin


64. Currywurst

65. Durian – stinky fruit that supposedly smells like dead people but tastes divine. I’d try it but would have to hold my nose probably!

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 – another cheese to try!

75. Roadkill

76. Baijiu

77. Hostess Fruit Pie


78. Snail

79. Lapsang Souchong

80. Bellini

81. Tom Yum

82. Eggs Benedict

83. Pocky

84. 3 Michelin Star Tasting Menu

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

All in all I've eaten 76 out of the 100 things on that list and there were only 5 or 6 things that I would NEVER eat.. Pretty good I think (especially for someone who was a SUPER picky eater a child!)

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  1. Durian? Are you kidding? Them's good eatin'!

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