posted on Aug, 14 2011 @ 05:37 AM
Originally posted by minesweeper
I’ve heard they serve whale meet in Japanese school lunches, I’ve been curious and wonder what whale meat tastes like. Has anyone here tried and
what’s the closest thing you could compare it to.
I was just about to post on the japanese lunches, so i may as well answer that too.
According to my friends with kids, it's served once or twice a month. Whale meat is a red meat, the taste always puts me in mind of venison for some
As far as the photos of japanese lunches go, they're not only a good representation of the average school lunch, they're pretty much the same basic
lunch you'd get anywhere for a couple of bucks. Rice, soup, something grilled or fried, and a side of pickles or a basic salad.
...another huge difference in diet is what constitutes a breakfast. I grew up with either a bowl of sugar-covered cereal (mom did her best, but I
always found a way to coat my shreddies with maple sugar), or a proper ulster fry on weekends. When I was older it was the breakfast special at the
greasy spoon on the corner, with extra sausage and hash browns. and at least three cups of coffee.
Here in Japan, it's rice, miso soup, small piece of grilled salmon, natto, some kind of pickles, and a very lightly cooked egg (mix into the hot rice
and it cooks up a bit more). The first time I tried it, I was astonished at the amount of energy I had...