I have always been somewhat amazed at the various food items that are consumed in Africa. Some are very good and tasty. Some are not. And some I have never tried. Bush meat falls into the latter category for me.
What is bush meat? That is the question that I have asked many times. The answer that I usually receive is, “I don’t know.” Umm… My taste buds are certainly not excited when I hear that answer, nor do I mimic Pavlov’s dogs. When we were in East Africa, we didn’t hear the term “bush meat”, but we did hear about “mystery meat.” I am not sure if they are the same or not.
So, what is bush meat? I suppose it would be any kind of animal that is found in the jungle. Yes, I said, “any kind” of meat! Do you remember the old Hee Haw show where one of them would ask, “What’s for dinner, Grandpa?” How about a pot of this –
If that does not tickle your palate, how about this one –