You are what you eat & drink

Roast Grass Cutters

I kid you not.

A delicacy in Ghana.

This West African delicacy is like cross between a beaver and a rat – quite expensive and much loved. Click on the image for credit.

Illegal rat meat ‘sold to public’ in Ridley Road Market

Rats and “shocking” quantities of illegal and “potentially unsafe” meat have been sold to the public in east London, a BBC London undercover investigation has found.

Secret filming in one of the capital’s busiest food markets has revealed butchers and food stores prepared to sell large quantities of meat that break food safety laws.

West African and environmental health officer sources told the BBC the Ridley Road Market, in Dalston, was a known hotbed of illicit meat activity.

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