I Can't Believe People Eat Turtle Soup

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    Turtle Soup?

    I had no idea about turtle soup until now!  EwwPoor turtles!  :(  I never have and will never have. 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 2, 2011

    Turtle Soup Is Fantastic!

    It amazes me how our minds can simultaneously rationalize certain behaviors while censuring others. In Africa, South America, and much of Asia, insects are a staple in people's diets. A good source of protein, easily available, and less dangerous to subdue than elk or buffalo...
    Obviousman Obviousman
    51-55, M
    Jun 11, 2013


    I've never tried it and I'm not about to! I remember my Dad telling me that someone made it for him one time and he ate it, not knowing what it was . He thought it was O.K until they told him what it was and he up chucked right then and there!!!
    timmerb timmerb
    51-55, M
    Apr 27, 2010

    Turtles In A Tankg

     I was horrified to find out about how in a Hotel where I lived as a child that in the previous Century they had a big glass tank in the foyer with turtles in it. Diners would pick the turtle for their soup which would then be made fresh. I think this contributed to my...
    koyptakh koyptakh
    51-55, M
    20 Responses Oct 27, 2009

    Not Only Is It Gross

    But it's mean! poor turtles!         HELP!
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Oct 27, 2009

    Adorable Turtles

    Turtles are quite adorable as are baby calves.  I read somewhere that when making turtle soup that some chefs will substitute veal for some of the turtle meat. I have never eaten turtle soup so I am not certain what it tastes like but I like turtles too much to eat them...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 27, 2009

    I Can't Believe People Eat Meat At All

    To be perfectly frank, every plate of meat I've ever seen, whether mammal, fish, bird, or invertebrate, simply sickens me.
    cephaloscotti cephaloscotti
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2011
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