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Would You Eat This Soup?


Perhaps, if I didn't tell you what was in this soup, you would gladly gobble it up. It looks appetizing and fragrant and was one of the best dishes Chubby Hubby ate on a recent trip to Bhutan.

However, when you find out the main ingredient is fried hornets, you might be a little disgusted. The hornets are stir fried with garlic, ginger, and shallots.

I would take a bite, but it would be pretty hard to swallow knowing I was eating fried bugs. How about you? Would you eat this hornet soup?

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gr_09 gr_09 8 years
no!
dkaanoi dkaanoi 9 years
O god that sounds and looks so gross. But i think i would try it just to say i did!!
mlmoreno47 mlmoreno47 9 years
Barf. It doesn't even look good!
catschi catschi 9 years
eww... it's looking at me...
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
I would eat it. Insects are an amazing and abundant source of proteins and nutrients, Cultures all over the world regularly eat stuff like this, its an everyday occurence. Live a little. I am sure they would find our "enriched bleached out, salt laden" crap we eat to be just as unappetizing
MissFamous182 MissFamous182 9 years
-THROWS UP- no!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Seraphim Seraphim 9 years
hell to the no
Bettyesque Bettyesque 9 years
A Million thoughts running through my head non of which is mmm that looks yummy. Yick on my deathbed perhaps or for a large sum of money.
starkiss23 starkiss23 9 years
I probably would.. just for the experience. I think hornets would be OK because they're crunchy. I just couldn't do anything too squishy. Ew.
SweetFirefly SweetFirefly 9 years
I'm not into adventurous food eating. So, no, I wouldn't try it even if I ate meat/bugs/whatever. Also, as a vegetarian, I don't eat anything unless I know what's in it first.
femmefatale femmefatale 9 years
Heck no. I didn't even think it was a soup!
tiggerchick2 tiggerchick2 9 years
That "soup" looks like something one of my cats threw up :P
wambalus wambalus 9 years
I saw some pretty strange (to me) foods in Vietnam, but being a vegetarian I didn't partake. I have no objection though, I'm sure they think Twinkies are cringeworthy. It's all about perspective
aoitenshi aoitenshi 9 years
I think I'd try it once. I'm pretty adventurous with food, I've eaten a lot of weird stuff (fried bugs from Thailand, fried frogs, etc.) but I must say, that soup doesn't look appetizing at all. :/
amber_castaldo amber_castaldo 9 years
That soup looks very interesting but I don't think I would eat it.
ohbaby7 ohbaby7 9 years
thinking about that makes me a bit nauseous
Daisie Daisie 9 years
I hate bugs and would never eat any! As well, I'm not keen on much seafood, but one I refuse to eat is shrimp because they are sea bugs!!!
kayleigh83 kayleigh83 9 years
Uuugh that's disgusting! No way!! And nothing about this picture looks appetizing either...
fuzzles fuzzles 9 years
That depends. Is there a sauce involved? Either an au jou or just plain old beer? ;)
AbbyHintz AbbyHintz 9 years
I would like to say "yes". I think if it was just bugs soup (grasshoppers, ants, etc), I could do it. But hornets?!?! That is simply too frightening. I would only try it if I saw someone else eat it safely first.
tkoblondee tkoblondee 9 years
Never...
brookrene brookrene 9 years
A.) It doesn't even look like soup! B.) It doesn't look appetizing even before i knew what was in it. That being said, no way! :SICK:
macgirl macgirl 9 years
I saw that it had little legs in it before I even read what it was. I have a hard time with peel and eat shrimp, don't think I could muster up the courage on this one.
Marseeah Marseeah 9 years
People eat bugs all the time in Asia and Africa - they're great sources of protein. I think if all the legs and antennae were pulled off I would totally eat it. Just think about how a shrimp looks in the wild (kinda like a fat centipede) and how delicious they are when they're cleaned up!
daisyray daisyray 9 years
Hornets or not, that soup does NOT look good. Maybe if the hornets were coated in dark chocolate instead of vomit soup, then I would eat them. All of them!
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