Trying Something New

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Generally, we like to try new things. We like to see new countries, visit new places and, being such a family of foodies, we like to try new recipes and foods we might not have ever tried before.

After watching several of the River Cottage series which they claimed to be doing for research purposes in preparation for downshifting, the boys came up with a list of new foods they would like to try.

Jellied eels were on the list and today was the day for a taster.

As you can see, reactions were varied…

 

Harry was the first to try out the new food and tucked in quite happily...
Harry was the first to try out the new food and tucked in quite happily…

 

...as did Eddie. So far, so good.
…as did Eddie. So far, so good.

 

Anna remained determinedly stoic in her reaction.
Anna remained determinedly stoic in her reaction.

 

As did Libby, who clearly finds the camera lens a welcome distraction (and the supply of Nutella kept to hand... or cheek... also seems to help).
As did Libby, who clearly finds the camera lens a welcome distraction (and the supply of Nutella kept to hand… or cheek… also seems to help).

 

Ollie took the challenge like a man... yummm...ish...
Ollie took the challenge like a man… yummm…ish…

 

Yep, Paddy agrees that the camera lens certainly is a welcome distraction from the taste. When the len focuses on you, it's time to focus on the lens... despite the taste sensation you're currently experiencing.
Yep, Paddy agrees that the camera lens certainly is a welcome distraction from the taste. When the len focuses on you, it’s time to focus on the lens… despite the taste sensation you’re currently experiencing.

 

Try as they might, some can't quite keep their focus. The taste... oh the taste!
Try as they might, some can’t quite keep their focus. The taste… oh the taste!

 

Others, just couldn't control their reaction...
Others just couldn’t control their reaction…

 

...utter revulsion.
…of utter revulsion.

 

A sentiment clearly shared...
A sentiment clearly shared…

 

...and agreed upon. Verdict: not impressed at all.
…and agreed upon.

 

The overall verdict on jellied eels: unimpressed.

But at least we tried!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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