Tuesday, April 21, 2009

TOP 10 Bad Side Dishes for the Holidays

10: BBQ BeetlesCrunchy, tasty treats with that tangy barbecue taste we all love.

9: RATSTruly a classic. Rats can be served many ways, one of the more popular is boiled then lightly grilled.

8: ESCAMOLESThe larvae of ants harvested from the roots of the agave plant in Mexico. Considered a delicacy and sometimes referred to as “insect caviar”.

7: GRILLED SPIDERA popular snack along the banks of the Tonle Sap. Just throw the tarantula on the grill and enjoy.

6: KOPI LUWAKCoffee berries which have been eaten by and passed through the digestive tract of the cat-sized mammal called the Asian Palm Civet. Also known as…Poop Berries.

5: HASMAHasma is frog ovaries, or more precisely, the fallopian tubes of the hermaphrodite frog. Served as a delicious soup.

4: WATERBUG CHILI PASTENothing says down-home chili like Asian waterbugs in paste form.

3: WITCHETTY GRUBAustralian grubs, ready to eat. An aboriginal favorite.

2: BABY TURTLES“I like turtles.” But not enough to eat them live as recently seen on Survivor.

1: BALUTThe ever popular fertilized duck egg with a nearly-developed embryo inside that is boiled and eaten in the shell.

No comments: