Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Fear Factor - Turtle Soup

If I hadn't tried this as a child, before I developed qualms about what can be considered food, I would never find the courage to eat this now: 

Herbal Turtle Soup

The meat is quite tough and chewy, but the skin is gelatinous. Am I grossing you out? It didn't taste particularly fishy or strange, just strongly herbal. If you can get over the 'yuck factor', it was actually pretty tasty. Anecdotally, turtle meat is supposed to cleanse our blood and strengthen our't really find more information on it.

No, I didn't butcher Little Bro's turtle for this. A shop at Siang Kuang road serves it.

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