• Question: What is the nastiest thing you have eaten?

    Asked by DMaster13 to Alex, Ana, Clay, Keegan, Mark on 30 Apr 2016.
    • Photo: Alexander Taylor

      Alexander Taylor answered on 30 Apr 2016:

      When I was traveling in China, they had a delicacy called “thousand-year egg” that was a dark duck egg preserved in clay and ash. The good ones were actually decent, though it was quite a strong flavor. The bad ones were absolutely disgusting.

    • Photo: Ana Páez Garcia

      Ana Páez Garcia answered on 3 May 2016:

      Cheese with horseradish flavor. I loooooove cheese, really. So, I never thought that I would hate any type of cheese. But this horseradish is disgusting, puaggggggg. You know? I ate baked grasshopper and it was delicious comparing to this cheese!!

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      Clay Robinson answered on 3 May 2016:

      I guess there are a lot of things I have eaten many people would think are nasty. My grandparents were farmers and had pigs and cows. They said they ate everything but the “moo”, so I have eaten tongue, liver, and even brains of a cow – that grosses me out now, but it did not then, they would just mix them with eggs when they scrambled them.
      I was not fond of the turtle back soup, or the fried and battered cottonwood leaves, or the eel that were served to me in China.
      I think Sushi is pretty nasty, I cannot bring myself to eat raw fish. Even the smell when I walk into a store that sells raw fish almost makes me gag.
      Sometimes it is hard for me to eat mushrooms; I do not like the texture, but many mushrooms are produced on manure logs (rolled up cow or other animal manure; in China, sometimes it was human manure which the call night soil).
      I have eaten a lot of plants when out in the wild on a hike, but I never think that is nasty.

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      Mark Ritchie answered on 3 May 2016:

      The nastiest thing I’ve eaten was the fat of an adult female sheep at a feast in a Bedouin tent in Israel. It was served in bowls and dripping from the meat and you were expected to eat it with your hands.’Nuff said? 🙂

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      Keegan Cooke answered on 3 May 2016:

      I accidentally ate a can of beans that was five years past the expiration date. It tasted fine going down, but my body was “out of service” for a full week after that.