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10 exotic dishes that might make you queasy

By: Katherine Butler on March 28, 2011, 12:09 p.m.
cow tongue in bowl with lemon, garnish

Photo: joo0ey/Flickr

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Cow tongue

As the photographer wrote of his experience eating cow tongue, “The tongue has a huge peppery taste, and in my opinion, is better eaten without the lemon slice.” Eating tongue dates back to ancient man, who enjoyed the fatty portions of the animals they killed. Usually seasoned with onion and spices, it is high in fat. It is popular in Mexico and eaten all around the world.