VGT Omnivore’s Hundred

I haven’t posted any illustration for a while…. I am waiting for some things to be published and  then I’ll be excited to show them to you!

In the meantime,  here’s a fun test from the folks at Very Good Taste for you to take….

What you 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.

The VGT Omnivore’s Hundred:

1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile

6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghanoush
11. Calamari
12. Pho
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi

15. Hot dog from a street cart
16. Epoisses
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream

21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans

25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
28. Oysters
29. Baklava

30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl

33. Salted lassi
34. Sauerkraut
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
(yep I have, honest!)
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat

42. Whole insects
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut

50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
(sorry to say)
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini

58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores

62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst
65. Durian
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake

68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar and blini

73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini

81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
83. Pocky

84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant.
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash
88. Flowers

89. Horse
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam
92. Soft shell crab

93. Rose harissa
94. Catfish
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox

97. Lobster Thermidor
98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
100. Snake

I eat a lot of chocolate, but I am not sure if I have ever had Criolllo chocolate. I want to find out.  I really, really don’t want any whole insects. Keep that in mind. No insects.

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5 thoughts on “VGT Omnivore’s Hundred

  1. Roadkill Peggy? ROADKILL?? C’mon, you don’t know where that roadkill’s been!!! You are NOT ALLOWED to eat roadkill. evAH! I don’t care what teddy says. :)xo

  2. Oh, for heaven’s sake, I meant to cross that out!! But wait, what if a clam is crossing the street and somebody on a bicycle clips it just so that it flies into the air and lands in a pot of garlicky broth…..well then, maybe I might be tempted……

  3. My friends’ daughter just came back from Peru where she dined on Alpaca…she passed on the guinea pig though……

    PS- and what does constitute roadkill exactly….If a car ran over your box of Krispy Kreme donuts it would TECHNICALLY be roadkill…….and therefore edible. In my opinion.

  4. Sure it’s edible! As long as the box is still intact. I believe that another popular dessert was invented in a similar situation. An apple pie (with an amaranth crust) was crossing the road….and WHAM! ….. Cobbler!

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