It depends on which animal's testicles you are eating!.
In Indonesia and Malaysia they have this delicacy called "torpedo soup" which is a bull's phallus dipped in spices with his testicles diced and roasted!. I know that sounded nasty!. But it should taste very delicious, or else Anthony Bourdain would not have eaten it!. Neither would Andrew Zimmern !.
On the other hand, having someone tell you to eat their semen (which can be considered an obscene remark) is usually an insult, but some promiscuous female members of the human species will prefer this treatment because it is apparently (to them not to me) erotic and creates orgasm !.
So it just depends on your culture!. If your an Asian, like me, eating bovine testicles is a delicacy!. Eating human sperm is a grave insult!. Having someone do that to you, you should probably not kneel down but instead punch or kick him hard on the exposed genitals with a fast roundhouse !.
Then again, if any of your friends are not Asian, they probably simply wouldn't bother the guy anymore !.
It's good to have some dignity!. It's also good to try ethnic cuisine!.[email protected]@Com
Rocky Mountain oysters!? They are that part of the bull that is removed in his youth so that he may thereby be more tractable, grow meatier, and behave less masculine!. When the calves are branded, the testicles are cut off and thrown in a bucket of water!. They are then peeled, washed, rolled in flour and pepper, and fried in a pan!. They are considered to be quite a delicacy!. Like other organ meats, testicles may be cooked in a variety of ways – deep-fried whole, cut into broad, thin slices, or marinated!. At roundups in the old West, cowboys and ranch hands tossed the meat on a hot iron stove!. When the calf fries exploded, they were done!?
Eating animal genitalia dates back to ancient Roman times, when it was believed that eating a healthy animal’s organ might correct some ailment in the corresponding human organ of the male person eating it!. Because of this belief, the practice continues to the present day, especially in Asia, where animal genitalia are considered an aphrodisiac !.
Testicle festivals are held every spring and fall in Montana!. These festivals can be very rowdy and may not be the best place to bring your children!. If you can’t get to a festival, many restaurants and bars in Montana, Idaho, and Kansas serve Rocky Mountain oysters all year long and with less fanfare !.
Rocky Mountain Oysters Recipe
2 pounds calf testicles* 2 cups beer 2 eggs, beaten 1 ? cups all-purpose flour ? cup yellow cornmea1 Salt and ground black pepper to taste Vegetable oil** 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce
* Be sure to ask your butcher for calf testicles, not bull testicles!. Calf testicles are the size of a walnut and are much more tender than the larger bull testicles !.
** Use enough vegetable oil to fill your frying container halfway to the top (to allow for bubbling up and splattering) and to completely cover calf testicles while frying !.
With a very sharp knife, split the tough skin-like muscle that surrounds each testicle!. Remove the skin (you can remove the skin easily if the testicles are frozen, then peel while thawing)!. Slice each testicle into approximately 1/4- to 1/2-inch-thick ovals!. Place slices in a large pan or blow with enough beer to cover them; cover and let sit 2 hours !.
In a shallow bowl, combine eggs, flour, cornmeal, salt, and pepper!. Remove testicles from beer; drain and dredge thoroughly in the flour mixture!. In a large, deep pot, heat oil to 375 degrees F!. Deep fry 3 minutes or until golden brown (will rise to the surface when done)!. Drain on paper towels!.
If you've ever eaten "Scrapple," you too have eaten testicles !.
As my father used to say, they put "everything but the oink of the pig in it!."
You might want to also re-think eating ANY dead animal parts while you're at it, if you eat meat!. Because humans aren't designed for it !.
Meat just ROTS in our digestive tracts like roadkill !.
We are primarily FRUTARIANS, not meat eaters, or even vegetarians!. With similar teeth and digestive tracts as gorillas, which eat mostly fruit, supplemented with other vegetation!. And look at the muscularity they get without eating animal flesh![email protected]@Com
Because they are tender and delicious!. Consider yourself lucky to live in one of the very few places on Earth where you have the option of saying "I'd rather not eat that!.!." One of the basic tenants of classic French cuisine is that you use everything on the animal!. I've had brains, liver , hearts and kidneys and they were probably less gross than eating chicken, if you have seen the conditions in which chickens are raised!. They are the nastiest animal on the farm, by a mile!.[email protected]@Com
The really poor people don't let anything go to waste in different cultures!.Everyone does not have the luxury of going to the local market everyday and buying only the best quality meats!.I'm pretty sure some of your ancestors at some point have in the past!.Do you realize whats in hot-dogs and some salamis, every other part of the animal that most people consider waste and yes that includes beef testicles!.So everybody has if you have eaten a hot-dog!.!.!.!.!.!.!.lol[email protected]@Com
Being a Kansas born and bred farm boy I've had my share of nut fries !! Nothing is better than some "mountain oysters" and home made baked beans!. There are several bars, clubs, and restaurants around that serve them!. I would say not to knock something before you try it ! When you work all day, cutting several hundred head of bull calves their ain't nothing better then a nut fry in the evening !![email protected]@Com
I would never try them,but I have been told they taste good,I don't know how they could,been also told there lime green in color!.!.There's a sales barn not to far from me,that has a restaurant in the building,and they severe bull testicles there,so I have never eaten there,would not want to see or even think someone there may be eating them,it considered a delicacies,I'll stick to normal food thank you!. !. This is in Wisconsin,and I understand other cattle barns around the US sell them to!.!.[email protected]@Com
I'm guessing you've been watching Bizzare Foods or Tony Bourdain's show !.
There are a few reasons:
1!. Some cultures believe that eating them will heighten one's masculinity or give other medicinal benefits !.
2!. Some countries are too poor or have too many people to waste anything that is edible, unlike our country which routinely throws away millions of pounds of edible items a day because "it's gross"!. If you got hungry enough and testes were your only option, you'd eat them!.[email protected]@Com
It depends !.
Everyone finds different food good!. In other countries, it's a delicacy, but here, that's not so common, but people still do enjoy it !.
I'm sure it containts nutritional value as well, but if you ever visit a country in Asia they eat things of the sort all of the time, as well as other things that we would consider appaling!.[email protected]@Com
Originally because meat was so scarce, they had to make use of the whole cow !.
In addition, many cultures believe that the testicles give some extra energy or health to some people !.
Now we americans just eat them to draw attention to ourselves, ie: andrew zimmern!.[email protected]@Com
Because they are tasty!.Whats the big deal!?Why would you eat rotten cheeze!?Why would you eat hot dogs!?Just because they look good!?I hear things like disgusting and "GroSS!" but all i gotta say is>>> Protein! Where i come from (Crete,Greece) goat testicles is a traditional dish!.Im not going to stop my countrys tradition just because we got a Mc Donalds outlet near my place!.If im offered, i will eat!.Whatever that is!.I dont want to offend my host !. Its not a comon dish!.Its something special used in occasions as marries,baptism,a child born etc !. DONT reject if you dont try!.[email protected]@Com
I eat them!. They are delicious!
They taste like chicken!. I eat Kidney, blood sausage, tongue, brains, sweet breads!.
If you do not eat meat, I respect you, but if you do eat meat and have not tried these things, then don't knock it until you try it! Once you do yo will be back for more!.!.!.Just my opinion[email protected]@Com
Because people eat gross things!. Sadly, I dont know if everyone who eats rocky mountain oysters really know what they're eating!. My brother and his friends tried to get one of his girl friends to eat one, not telling her what they were!. She was going to until I told her they were balls!. Ick!.[email protected]@Com
I'm assuming in some cultures that's a delicacy!. Not for me though!. You have to understand that in some countries, where its very poor, they eat every part of the animal!. Not everyone has supermarkets and can go buy Twinkies and Ice Cream!.[email protected]@Com
cuz it taste good!?!? idk they probably like how it taste or maybe they dont think its nasty like have u ever had sumone tell u eww u eat that thats dats nasty they might think its nasty but u might not thats how it is with ppl that eat testicles i guess[email protected]@Com
Because they think it's going to make them more of a man!. It's believed by some that it has aphrodisiac properties!. I assure you, it's not the flavor that drives this business!.[email protected]@Com
same reason why they eat eyeballs, liver, kidneys, intestines !.
If I remember correctly, from the TV show, Fear Factor, deer testicles are considered a delicacy in some cultures!.[email protected]@Com
Probably a cultural thing!?!.!.!. They probably thinking, why would other cultures, people eat poultry ovum!? eww![email protected]@Com
Its different in som cultures!. Every culter does something different!. But i still think it is discusting!.[email protected]@Com
i know in guatemala, they eat cow testicles!. They say that it is highly nutrional!. also , it can help someone with a low sex drive![email protected]@Com
I don't believe that they do, I think that is a load of what is in the plural and bounce!.[email protected]@Com
You talking about chitlin's!.!.!. very nutritious, but it's important that they be prepared properly!. And best not to think about it while eating!.[email protected]@Com
Ewww that sounds disgusting! but then again the idea of people eating snails sounds disgusting to me so maybe its just a preference in taste or maybe they use it as an aphrodisiac lol the measures people will go for love!.[email protected]@Com
In some cultures men do this because they believe it increases male virility and makes women more attracted to them!.!.!. aids in conception and so on!.!.!.!.[email protected]@Com
Cause if you deep fry them in a good batter im sure they are pretty tasty and better for you then most of the processed garbage out ther[email protected]@Com
certain cultures believe eating animal testicles increases fertility and verility[email protected]@Com
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