Adventurous foods to try

Are you an adventurous foodie? I have compiled an ultimate food list for you to try, taking bits from around the web. How many have you tried?

1. Venison – yes, very nice.
2. Nettle tea – Yes, bit weird
3. Huevos rancheros – yes, made it myself.
4. Steak tartare –
5. Crocodile – Yes tasted mix of pork, chicken and fish. My dog turned its nose up but my rat ate it ha ha.
6. Black pudding- yes, its gross.
7. Cheese fondue -yes, I have tried Swiss fondue cheese. not nice.
8. Carp
9. Borscht –
10. Baba ghanoush – yes, made it myself.
11. Calamari – yes, this is basically fried squid rings.
12. Pho –
13. PB&J sandwich – yes

Extra: Try a fried or grilled peanut butter and jelly sandwich
14. Aloo gobi – yes, bit boring
15. Hot dog from a street cart -yes, I tried one from New York.
16. Epoisses
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Steamed pork buns – Yes
20. Pistachio ice cream – yes, wasn’t that nice even though I love pistachios.
21. Heirloom tomatoes –
22. Fresh wild berries – yes, picked them myself.
23. Foie gras – Yes, gross.
24. Rice and beans – yes
25. Brawn, or head cheese – yes it was quite nice
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper

27. Dulce de leche – Yes, yummy.
28. Oysters – yes, cooked
29. Baklava –
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas – yes, I think these are the same as Wasabi nuts. I have tried the red and green ones.
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl –
33. Salted Lassi – I have only tried the sweet Lassi. Mango flavoured.
34. Sauerkraut – yes
35. Root beer float – yes, I think root beer is disgusting.
36. Cognac with a fat cigar – Yes, very nice.
37. Clotted cream tea – Yes
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O shot – yes
39. Gumbo –
40. Oxtail -yes in a soup
41. Curried goat – i saw some in new york once. i made it myself from goat sausage
42. Whole insects- Yes I have had a scorpion lolly.
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk – yes
45. Single malt whisky – yes
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala – yes, lovely.
48. Eel – yes, jellied eel heads, gross.
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut – yes
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear – yes
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone –
54. Paneer – yes
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal – yes
56. Spaetzle – yes
57. Dirty gin martini – yes
58. Beer above 8% ABV – yes
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores – yes
62. Sweetbreads – yes, bit weird.
63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst -yes, tasty.
65. Durian – Not the fruit though, I have tried a Durian cake.
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake – i have tried churros
68. Haggis – yes
69. Fried plantain – Yes, very sweet.
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho –
72. Caviar and blini – tried caviar
73. Louche absinthe – tried absinthe. Yes
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie –
78. Snail – yes
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini –
81. Tom yum –
82. Eggs Benedict – yes
83. Pocky – yes
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash –
88. Flowers –
89. Horse – Yes
90. Criollo
91. Spam -yes
92. Soft shell crab
93. Rose harissa –
94. Catfish – yes
95. Mole poblano –
96. Bagel and lox –
97. Lobster Thermidor
98. Polenta –
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee
100. Snake – Yes, very chewy.

Some more foods for the adventurers to try:

101. Camel

102. Zebra

103. Ostrich

104. Kangaroo

105. Impala


How To Cook Snake


If you are a lover of exotic meats then sometimes you might struggle to find recipes on how to cook your exotic meat.

Exotic meats such as Ostrich and Kangaroo are becoming more common now, even appearing in supermarkets such as Iceland. People are beginning to realise the benefits of these meats such as high protein.

Now, Snake is not a common meat even with today’s standards. There are no shops I know of that sells Snake, so I got mine online.

This meat is not cheap but if you want something unusual then this is the meat for you.

I ordered Python fillets to be exact.


So, after searching online for a good recipe for my Python fillets and not finding anything decent, I decided just to pan fry my fillets with some Frylite and a little bit of garlic.

Nothing too fancy, but maybe you could try cooking the fillets with no garlic so you can taste the fillets without any other tastes.

Snake is extremely chewy, even though I enjoy trying new meats, you can’t even enjoy it because of the chewiness.

People say snake tastes like chicken, well it does look like chicken but does not really taste like chicken.

There is a certain reptilian smell to it before you cook and also that after taste, a bit like crocodile.

So, I can honestly say that it is silly saying snake tastes like chicken, it doesn’t , it tastes like snake.