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Apr 16, 2008 11:18 AM

Fierce Food: The Intrepid Diner's Guide to the Unusual, Exotic, and Downright Bizarre: Christa Weil

Reading this - very fun - if you are interested in culinary extremes, I recommend it highly. Lots of bizarre facts (did you know armadillos harbor leprosy? I certainly didn't) and as dispassionate descriptions of eating the wild and sometimes wooly as possible. Had always wondered about balut: now I know!

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  1. yes, I did know armadillos can harbor leprosy :)

    1. Fierce Life:
      The link between armadillos and Hanson's disease (leprosy) has a long, fascinating history.
      You may also find horseshoe crabs of interest ...
      Belangkas ...