14 of the strangest things people actually eat


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Including torpedo fuel and toast water.

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Mice

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Venus specifically – you know, that cute Disney-looking with big eyes and plump bodies – it was. A popular appetite suppressant The upper classes in ancient Rome. It is fattened and sold to the wealthy who eat it cooked with honey and poppy seeds or stuffed with other meats.

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blood

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As if black pudding ain’t bad enough, Scientists have revealed that Spartans used to eat simple broths of pig’s blood, salt, and vinegar. It was known as Spartan black broth, and even the visiting personalities of Sparta could not stand it.

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Torpedo fuel

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In the movie The lighthouseBoth characters are throwing kerosene (lamp oil), but there are no official reports of lighting workers actually doing this. However, it was consumed by WWII sailors Something called torpedo juiceA mixture of lemon, pineapple juice, and 180-degree alcohol used as fuel in torpedoes!

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Beaver tails

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Did you know that people were feeding on it? Tails of beavers During her loan? In the 17th century, the Catholic Church explained that because beavers were semi-aquatic, they were technically considered “fish” and could be eaten during the forty-day period, a period when Christians gave up on meat.

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Delicious jelly salads

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Americans of the last century prepared some seriously strange salads, but one recipe is still the ugliest of them all – Jelly Salad. It usually consisted of chicken or tuna, and fruits and vegetables coated with green lime or other diseased sweet flavor.

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Whale poop (kind of)

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Amber is Mainly enteric mud The whale leaves its body after digesting creatures such as squid. It would likely be secreted towards the hind end of the whale and solidify in cold water. It was popular in early modern Europe, as it became a luxury ingredient in things like ice cream.

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Black iguana eggs

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The The Maya used to love These rich, full yolk eggs that, unlike most bird eggs, have a rough, rough outer surface. Central Americans would grow black iguana, which can stay out of water for longer periods than their green cousins, and harvest their eggs for food.

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Fake banana

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In Britain during the 1940s, food was scarce and people were forced to live off rations that unfortunately did not include exotic fruits from a warmer climate. As a result, the British people will Create a fake banana by means of Add banana essence to parsnips!

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Onion nuggets

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In the late seventies, McDonald’s released the song Onion Nuggets for the first time Small pieces of onion fried in the mixture. The Bahaji onion is one thing, but personally I am happy that these ones were not caught. Maccy D finally decided to return to the drawing board, and from there they came up with the chicken nuggets we know and love today!

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Lemonade with milk

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It was once quiet It is common in the United States To mix a little 7up with some cold milk to make “soda milk”. In parts of the UK too, people often Coca-Cola and milk mix. I think there are also floats of soda and egg creams, so soda pops are still alive and kicking!

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Coconutris

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This peculiar dish from the Middle Ages is often associated with the Tudor dynasty in England, and it consists of The upper part of the piglet’s body is sewn On the bottom of the capon or turkey. Then it is stuffed and roasted over a spit. Similar fictitious items were all the rage during this time period, including “Roasting Without Equal,” which is a roast of 17 birds!

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Toast sandwich

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In 1861, English food writer Isabella Beaton chose to list A. A simple recipe for Toast sandwich in Mrs. Beaton’s book of family management. It’s basically two slices of buttered bread with a dry piece of toast in the middle spiced with salt and pepper. AKA is the most British dish ever.

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Toast water

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The strange use of toast for cooking doesn’t stop there! Another nineteenth-century English recipe inviting Brits to roast a crust, then Submerge it in water For an hour until the water turns brown. Then you simply filter the water and drink it. I don’t know about you, but this person definitely feels it might become a strange trend in the future!

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And finally, other humans.

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I mean, no Completely It amazes me that our ancestors may have ate each other thousands of years ago, but I am talking about Europe in Sixteenth and seventeenth centuriesDuring this period, people often took medicines made from human bones, blood and fat to treat all kinds of diseases!

correction

Jan 10, 2021, at 22:45 pm

Yes, then, a previous edition of this pamphlet erroneously stated that the Catholic Church in the sixth century accepted to eat rabbits that had not yet been born during Lent, also known as “Laurices”. While this has been a popular idea for centuries, it would have been a great addition to this list, It is completely bogus. I went back to my sources to find that there was likely only one person who did this, and no one thought it was normal at the time to do so. Thanks to our readers for pointing out this!

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