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1. Venison A big steak, with black cherry sauce. Mmmm!
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare Yummy! A big slab of raw steak is better than mince, though.
6. Black pudding Straight from the fridge, or fried, and even à la thermidor.
7. Cheese fondue I had to do something with that device off the Conveyor Belt.
10. Baba ghanoush
13. PB&J (peanut butter & jelly) sandwich Yes, but I hate the texture of peanut butter.
14. Aloo gobi Not a fish dish.
15. Hot dog from a street cart
16. Epoisses A cheese I gotta try.
17. Black truffle No, but I once had a very gritty truffle omelette.
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes Lurgashall Winery
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes Probably. I've eaten some weird-shaped tomatoes in my time.
22. Fresh wild berries Some blackberries even made it as far as jam-making.
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans
25. Brawn Tried it; hated it.
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
31. Wasabi peas
33. Salted lassi I prefer it plain. In a pint tankard.
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea With a Cornish father, how couldn't I?
38. Vodka jelly
39. Gumbo Full of seafood, innit? Not a chance.
40. Oxtail Only in the eponymous soup.
41. Curried goat Both knowingly and I suspect as alleged 'mutton'.
42. Whole insects Only by accident while motorcycling wearing an open-face helmet.
43. Phaal Obvious reference to this.
44. Goat’s milk Full-fat, skimmed, and cheese. Yumm!
45. Malt whisky from a bottle
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel Nassssty!
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut Way too sweet.
51. Prickly pear
54. Paneer Also known as cottage cheese.
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal Seldom. And only to remind myself why I don't do Mucky Dee's.
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV Goodbye braincells, I must leave you...
59. Poutine The Canadian cheese-curds-and-chips, or poutine râpée: potato and pork dumpling?
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores Like hot Wagon Wheels, no?
63. Kaolin With morphine. But not coming in Dubai on pain of four years in Al Slammah.
65. Durian Had to try it while in Singapore. Leaves me underwhelmed.
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
68. Haggis And neeps and tatties too. Washed down with whisky.
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette No, but they're sausages, n'est-ce pas?
71. Gazpacho "Waiter, this soup is cold!" - A. J. Rimmer, BSc SSc
72. Caviar and blini Salty blackcurrant jam and pancakes? Not together.
73. Louche absinthe Makes the heart grow fonder, perhaps?
74. Gjetost, or brunost A goat's cheese I ought to try.
75. Roadkill The pheasant was full of bone shrapnel and completely inedible.
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail Described by my host as "Garlic-flavoured India-rubber."
79. Lapsang souchong
81. Tom yum Only the seafood-free version.
82. Eggs Benedict
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant I wish!
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare Jugged, and just the once.
87. Goulash Features regularly in the Crumbling Villa.
88. Flowers Does cauliflower count? I assume the beer does.
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam Straight from the tin, or fried, or deep fried in batter ex chip-shop.
93. Rose harissa
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and
98. Polenta I have eaten and enjoyed grits and gravy, the North American version.
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
Additional from Keefie:
101. Deep-fried Mars Bar Try this once. Twice if you like it and three times if your arteries are still flexible.
Additional from the Goat:
102. Kangaroo Skippy, Skippy. Skippy the bush barbecue...
Only 52/100 (or thereabouts) off the original list. Is that all?