You can already get dog to eat in the UK if you know where to ask for it.
"Brian Reay" <***@m.com> wrote in message news:email@example.com...
: On 07/08/2018 19:43, Ophelia wrote:
: > "Incubus" wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
: > On 2018-08-07, Fruitiest of Fruitcakes <***@bungay.com> wrote:
: >> On 7 Aug 2018, Brian Reay wrote
: >> (in article <email@example.com>):
: >>> On 07/08/2018 10:42, R. Mark Clayton wrote:
: >>> > On Tuesday, 7 August 2018 09:50:20 UTC+1, Peter Percival wrote:
: >>> > > https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-45085514
: >>> > > Why not just control the slaughter and so on as with other
: >>> >
: >>> > You are not allowed to buy or sell dog meat, and I have never heard
: >>> > anyone eating it in the UK.
: >>> >
: >>> > Generally speaking "western" culture abhors eating any land
: >>> > (cats, dogs, bears etc.), but not in the east, for very good hygiene
: >>> > reasons. Similarly many people refuse to eat [unclean] pork, because
: >>> > historically the meat was often riddled with harmful bacteria and
: >>> > parasites.
: >>> >
: >>> > OTOH horse meat is also taboo in the UK, but not France and other
: >>> > European
: >>> > countries, but that is sentiment rather than common sense.
: >>> We (in the UK) 'turn our noses up' at things like frogs legs but,
: >>> nothing special, they aren't bad (they do taste like chicken in my
: >>> but there isn't much meat on them).
: >>> Some people won't eat rabbit, another rather tasty meat. Ditto pigeon.
: >>> Horse is nothing special, a bit strong tasting. I'd not pick it again
: >>> but only because I didn't care for it.
: >>> Equally, there are things people eat in the UK that others wouldn't
: >>> consider- tripe, jellied eels, ...
: >>> Goat is something I've never seen here but is rather good, not unlike
: >>> lamb. (I tried it in Pakistan.) Sheep's brain makes a pate which I
: >>> rather enjoyed, until I was told how it was prepared- the ingredients
: >>> didn't bother me. That was in Jordon.
: >> I buy a shoulder of goat on a regular basis, and cook it when we have
: >> relatives for dinner. They all like it, even the grandchildren. The
: >> time I cooked it I asked them to identify the meat, but most decided it
: >> must
: >> be venison or ostrich (not sure why).
: > I had not previously taken you for an afficionado of Taliban food.
: >> It is like lamb, although has to be cooked for longer on a slower oven.
: >> wrap the shoulder in foil and that seems to keep it moist for the 3-4
: >> hours
: >> it gets, depending on the weight.
: > One wrap for the shoulder of goat and one to wear atop your head. (I do
: > but
: > jest.)
: >> I've had rabbit a few times but I have never found it to taste of much.
: > I have heard a similar complaint. I stopped eating meat at the tender
: > of
: > eight and can thankfully little remember with full force of clarity the
: > savour
: > of such fare. I leave such hideous repast to those with less delicate
: > taste
: > buds and sensibilities than one such as I.
: >> Pigeon was ok, but so small it was a faff to prepare. Pheasant is one
: >> my
: >> favourites, but the wife is not keen, so I tend to buy a frozen one and
: >> keep
: >> it for when she has gone to her sisters for a few days. Pheasant in
: >> cream sauce is lovely.
: > You sound like a pheasant plucker indeed.
: > ==
: > lol We spend a lot of time on a farm in N.Yorks. Rabbits are a curse and
: > can destroy crops. D shoots them and I cook them for the dog, or D will
: > eat
: > it occasionally:)
: Wild rabbit is supposed to be superior to farmed rabbit but only
: definitely having tried the former a few times (I suspect other times
: I've eaten rabbit it was farmed), I can't claim to have noticed a
: difference- other than size.
: While not advocating eating dogs, I'm sure there would be a huge fuss
: were it to be allowed. No doubt including some, so called, animal lovers
: with convictions for neglecting their pets etc.
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