Monday, October 22, 2007

Culinary Discovery, Korea

Several months ago, one of my co-workers tried an unusual appetizer while in Korea. He didn’t know what these things were, only that his Japanese guide in Korea wouldn’t eat them. He tried them and thought they were OK. He took a picture of the plate to show us:

So, this weekend, I’m browsing BoingBoing and they link an article on the most disgusting canned foods. Lo & behold, the mystery appetizer is on the list. It turns out he ate....(answer below cut)

Silkworm pupae!

Now, I’m a moderately adventurous eater. For example: I’ve eaten raw squid and bbq chicken’s feet. However, pupae of any kind is well outside my comfort zone (shudder).

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