Here’s what I want you 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 here at www.verygoodtaste.co.uk linking to your results.
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
6. Black pudding, if boudin noir counts
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp* -- Have I had carp? No idea.
9. Borscht (though I don't really like it)
10. Baba ghanoush (another dislike)
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart (Lucky Dogs!)
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes If Japanese plum wine counts.
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes (got some in the kitchen right now!)
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
30. Bagna cauda (I take it Ro-Tel doesn't count?)
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl
33. Salted lassi (one of the things I really didn't expect to like in India, but I loved them!)
34. Sauerkraut (I need to just get over my fear of pickled cabbage already - I have an aversion to both this and kimchi)
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O (VOM. Literal vom. Not pretty. If I'm going down, I want it to be with something good.)
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects (well, there are stories about my culinary experiments with bee sushi, al fresco, as a toddler. but not since I was potty trained, no.)
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel (Unagi. Nom. ^^ )
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV Fin Du Monde, baby!
59. Poutine (double nom.)
60. Carob chips (why on earth is this on here? how random...)
63. Kaolin After taking it to Wikipedia, I discovered that this is a food additive, and thus yes, I'm sure I've eaten it. EZ Cheez, anyone?
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake (triple nom.)
69. Fried plantain (AKA tostones, which is easily my favorite Spanish word to say.)
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette (the correctly spelled "chitterlings" always cracks me up. Silly brits! They're "chitlins"!)
72. Caviar and blini I've recently started thinking about how much I love caviar.
73. Louche absinthe (though I usually just stick to Pastis)
74. Gjetost, or brunost (Tried to make this once. It was foul. Damn vikings and their freaky cheese residue.)
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
79. Lapsang souchong
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant. -- Daddy, can I have...?
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare (I have a feeling rabbit doesn't count -- was just reading about this the other day...)
90. Criollo chocolate
92. Soft shell crab
93. Rose harissa
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
My score is 32, which amazingly enough is better than Jaque Pepin's daughter Clothilde! Take that, offspring of famous chef who is now a cookbook author in her own right!