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August 25, 2008

Very Good Taste's Omnivore's Hundred

I've seen this several places (most recently at a Fridge Full of Food) and thought it would be fun to do! This originated from Andrew at Very Good Taste. Now let's get started shall we?

Here are the instructions:

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 www.verygoodtaste.co.uk linking to your results.

The VGT Omnivore’s Hundred:
1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile (No Crocodile, but I have had Alligator!)
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
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
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
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
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects
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 (Not a fan of beer.)
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
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 (Deer that's been accidentally run over)
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail (Does Conch count?)
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 (Does Rabbit count?)
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 (Not a fan of coffee either.)
100. Snake (I've had rattlesnake.)

So there you have it...That's what I've eaten. What about you? Play along on your own blog or even in the comments below!

Posted by Dianne at August 25, 2008 10:54 AM

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We need to order some calamari when we are together. That stuff is wonderful! So is pistachio gelato. It's one of my favs!

Who the heck eats horse?

I'm with you on the haggis and black pudding. Yuck.

Posted by: Dar at August 25, 2008 11:15 AM

I thought you used to put carob chips in your granola / trail mix. :)

Posted by: katherine at August 25, 2008 12:22 PM

Dar, I've been meaning to try calamari for a long time, but never seem to remember when I'm out! We'll put it on our list of things to do when you are here! ;o) As for horse it's popular in some cultures. I don't think I could eat it though.

Katherine, nope those are cocoa nibs! :o)

Posted by: Dianne at August 25, 2008 1:09 PM

My assistant, Heather, is a huge pocky fan...and I have gotten to try her strawberry pocky. It is good. Kinda like a short bread twizzle stick dipped in strawberry icing.

Posted by: Dar at August 25, 2008 1:47 PM

That's an interesting list - but just out of burning curiosity, what's wrong with pistachio ice cream? I wouldn't go out of my way to order it, because I'd rather eat chocolate.

Posted by: Megan at August 25, 2008 4:55 PM

That sounds good Dar!

There is something about pistachios that sort of weird me out. I'm not sure how to explain it...I'm with you on the chocolate myself! :o)

Posted by: Dianne at August 25, 2008 5:45 PM

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