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What strange food combinations do you enjoy?

GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands ModeratorPosts: 4,917 mod
I have just eaten my dinner, and was talking to a friend while I was eating, and he found it odd that I chose to dip chocolate in yogurt before eating it. I will admit that some of my meal choices can be strange at times, but it got me thinking:

What things do you eat that you think are normal, but everyone around you thinks are strange? I look forward to hearing from you all!
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  • faiz49faiz49 Posts: 159 ✭✭
    i just combine the tea with the orange, i think it will be streng but it just commonly
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,145 mod
    Banana, peanut butter and honey make a good combination @GemmaRowlands What's the matter with him, chocolate and yogurt sounds very good. Yesterday I had a chocolate momo (dumpling like a wonton. That is a little bit weird though.
  • EugenyAntonovEugenyAntonov Posts: 107 ✭✭✭
    @GemmaRowlands, chocolate and yogurt is very normal combination. They go together well. What do you think about cheese and honey? Or about a sandwich like this: bread, butter, honey and cheese?
  • EugenyAntonovEugenyAntonov Posts: 107 ✭✭✭
    The strangest food combination is Okroshka, a cold Russian soup. I like it. If you want to know, what is it, find Okroshka in Wikipedia. I can't post link here.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,145 mod
    From the description @EugenyAntonov, it sounds delicious.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okroshka


  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 4,917 mod
    @EugenyAntonov I think that cheese and honey would taste a little odd - I'm not sure I would like that!
  • EulaYoungEulaYoung Posts: 11 ✭✭
    the strangest food is sweet dish with curry
  • nain_khan1nain_khan1 Posts: 161 ✭✭
    ice cream with cold dring.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,145 mod
    There are some really good curries with fruit @EulaYoung. Fish and green mango come to mind. In Thai cooking they put chili and a bit of sugar in many of their dishes.
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 4,917 mod
    mheredge said:

    There are some really good curries with fruit @EulaYoung. Fish and green mango come to mind. In Thai cooking they put chili and a bit of sugar in many of their dishes.

    This is true! I always put a few sultanas in my curry, and there is often coconut in curry, too.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,145 mod
    I love coconut milk in the Thai curries @GemmaRowlands. Green mangoes are really wicked too, and I suppose unripe ones would work. Sweet ones might not though.
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 4,917 mod
    mheredge said:

    I love coconut milk in the Thai curries @GemmaRowlands. Green mangoes are really wicked too, and I suppose unripe ones would work. Sweet ones might not though.

    Yes, I love mangos! I always have mango chutney with my curries, too.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,145 mod
    Today there was a fruit tasting at lunch time, where we were able to sample some interesting and exotic local fruits. In particular there was a fruit I'd never tried before, that comes from a plant that's like a kind of Chinese Lantern, which is delicious and I think used in cooking. The sweet tree tomato I'm familiar with in Nepal, though I was told it in fact originated in South America.
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 4,917 mod
    mheredge said:

    Today there was a fruit tasting at lunch time, where we were able to sample some interesting and exotic local fruits. In particular there was a fruit I'd never tried before, that comes from a plant that's like a kind of Chinese Lantern, which is delicious and I think used in cooking. The sweet tree tomato I'm familiar with in Nepal, though I was told it in fact originated in South America.

    Can you remember what the fruit was called that you tried? I love trying new fruits - it's amazing just how many types there are that never actually make it over to my country!
  • nain_khan1nain_khan1 Posts: 161 ✭✭
    i like pepsi with ice creame.i don't eat ice creame without pepsi.
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 4,917 mod

    i like pepsi with ice creame.i don't eat ice creame without pepsi.

    That does sound odd! But I am sure you think it tastes nice.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,145 mod
    I've had this before @GemmaRowlands and it actually works really well.
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 4,917 mod
    Interesting @mheredge do you have to freeze the pepsi or just pour it on and eat it like that?
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,145 mod
    You just add the Pepsi to a large spoon of ice cream. It all fizzes up and it's sort of like a milk skake @GemmaRowlands.
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 4,917 mod
    mheredge said:

    You just add the Pepsi to a large spoon of ice cream. It all fizzes up and it's sort of like a milk skake @GemmaRowlands.

    Sounds interesting! I am going to the shops later so I might get some pepsi and then have a look and see what it tastes like!
  • JapAus888JapAus888 Posts: 15 ✭✭
    I dip chips in soft served vanilla ice cream. I also like dipping crisps in melted chocolate. :)
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 4,917 mod
    JapAus888 said:

    I dip chips in soft served vanilla ice cream. I also like dipping crisps in melted chocolate. :)

    Wow, now I think that is an odd choice. But if you enjoy it then I suppose it doesn't matter!
  • Shiny03Shiny03 Posts: 2,789 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Fried ice cream


    Ice cream Spring roll


    Sandwiches with whipped cream


  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,145 mod
    Goodness @Shiny03! Not my cup of tea at all! But give me durian flavoured ice cream instead please! As they say, each to their own.
  • Shiny03Shiny03 Posts: 2,789 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November 2016
    Hell nooo it does exist, durain ice cream in the world (screaming) :fearful: @mheredge
    And what's more, it seems that people love it...




  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,145 mod
    Me too! I love the stuff @Shiny03. I've had it in Hong Kong, SIngapore and in Malaysia. Sadly it doesn't seem to be a flavour that the famous Italian ice cream makers are into.
  • Shiny03Shiny03 Posts: 2,789 ✭✭✭✭✭
    You crave for it. :fearful: You make me feel that maybe I should give it a try...
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 26,145 mod
    I'm hoping I can find it in Thailand @Shiny03. I know that it is possible to buy the fruit as I remember seeing it in the market when I was there last January.
  • Shiny03Shiny03 Posts: 2,789 ✭✭✭✭✭
    It(a whole one) costs 4000 yen to 7000 yen each in Japan. Can you believe that? @mheredge
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,040 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    A strange combination of food in my city is 'Naan with Samosa'. I didn't try it yet!




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