Monday, August 18, 2008

The Omnivore’s Hundred

Always a sucker for these big list style memes, it seems before meat and cheese left my plate I made a decent stab at being an omnivore. However, those items are off the list now - but I think I can live without eating horse or intestines from now on.

What to do
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 at Very Good Taste linking to your results.

The VGT Omnivore’s Hundred

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
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes banana wine and beetroot wine being the most memorable
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes even grown my own
22. Fresh wild berries I’ll never forget the small wild strawberries I found in Oregon
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans_
25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper Ouch!
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 Though I doubt it was authentic
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects unintentionally!
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 I’m a one woman eel appreciation society
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone Pau fritter is a national icon
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini Can’t stand gin, vodka’s another story though
58. Beer above 8%
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores that holiday in Oregon has a lot to answer for
62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst
65. Durian I don’t mind it at all!
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel
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 still had some pellets in it too
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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Blogger docwitch said...

This looks fun, and I was thinking of doing it too, but I think my results would be nearly identical to yours, with the odd exception, (well, I've eaten snake).

Also, shamelessly ignorant tech question: how do you do a strike through/cross out? I'm befuddled on the keyboard.

8:11 am  
Blogger Another Outspoken Female said...

Easy peasy snake girl :)

Am having trouble writing the code so that blogger comments accept it.

The command is strike, between <> and the closing tag is /strike between brackets (with the word to strike in between) like 'b' for bold, 'u' for underline, 'i' for italic etc

If this doesn't make sense I will email you.

8:23 am  

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