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Weird names that are actually food items

Weird names that are actually food items
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There are so many food items with unique and meaningless names. You will laugh very hard after reading those names. Today we will tell you some unique food items names.

We eat so many food items in our daily diet. The names of these food items are very easy and simple to remember. But do you want to know some very weird food names with no meaning at all? If yes, then you are at absolute right platform. We have discussed the food items with unique name as well as meanings. The name is not even single percent related to its texture.

Let’s see the list now! 

  • Sweetbread

It is neither a bread nor sweet. The real meaning of this food is the pancreas of a particular animal. That too the half of the pancreas. How surprised it is? Sweetbread is actually a pancreas!

  • Rocky Mountain oyster

The dish has some round pieces that are called Rocky Mountain oysters. It is the testicles of animals that are found in mountains. The animals are particularly bull calf, sheep, mountain goat, etc. The name was given by the old men of the west sides.

  • Ladyfingers

No, it is not what you are thinking. It is not a vegetable instead fluffy sponge cake. The cakes are in the shape of the fingers of ladies. It is more like a biscuit. They must have soaked in something hence very dry. The ladyfingers are there since 1820. John Keats has described these fingers in his poems.

  • Boston cream pie

It is neither actually a pie nor filled with cream. The item is mainly a small cake having a filling of lots of curds. There is lots of chocolate topping at the top of the cake too. Moreover, it was first cooked in Boston Parker’s house. Apart from him, no one knows how the cake gets its name. Boston is already dead now.

  • Tripe

Tripe is the stomach linings of the animals like sheep and ox. The real meaning of a trip is offensive or worthless. The food doesn’t connect with its name. Though some tribes have made a delicacy to pronounce it with tripe.

  • Cold duck

No, cold duck is not the meat of duck or something. It is burgundy champagne. Cold duck is on market since the 1970s. The champagne gets its name from the German Kalte Ente translation. However, it is indeed must-try champagne though.

  • Welsh rabbit

No-no is not what you are thinking. Welsh rabbit bit is a vegetarian dish. It has lots of cheese. The dish is cheese on top of toast. It is melted totally. The disk took its name from British people based on their neighbors Welsh. However, rabbit meat is much more expensive than melted cheese over toast.

These were the seven dishes that are opposite of their names. The name suggests the dish is vegetarian but it is a vegetarian dish. Therefore, olds always say don’t judge a book by its cover. Next time you see similar names on the menu book don’t confuse yourself and open this article. It will help you a lot.

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