Friday, 4 May 2018

"My whole life has been a lie": Sweden admits meatballs are Turkish

quote [ Turks don’t mince their words as they relish news that Ikea’s famous dish is not Swedish ]

[SFW] [food & drink] [+5 Funny]
[by arrowhen@4:18amGMT]


rndmnmbr said[1] @ 9:28am GMT on 4th May [Score:2 Informative]
When asked about the revelation, Sweden's leading culinary expert replied "Nurr de currmerrt, de bish ke bosh mer de ritt der gitt bork bork bork."
mwooody said @ 11:05am GMT on 4th May [Score:1 Funny]
Also nobody's business but the Turks: Why Constantinople got the works.
Jack Blue said[1] @ 4:57am GMT on 4th May
Yes. Also cabbage rolls, cinnamon buns and potatoes. Only thing truly swedish is freezing to death (and having a proper scale for measuring the temperature while doing so)
ComposerNate said @ 7:45am GMT on 4th May
Sweden has rotten fish Surströmming and those nicotine shocking underlip cancer rolls. Also spoiled yogurt for breakfast.
Jack Blue said @ 12:33pm GMT on 4th May
Surströmming is not bad. Smell is terrible but taste is ok. Overall not worth the bother.

Also, don't eat it like people on youtube does.
knumbknutz said @ 3:56pm GMT on 4th May
They told me the same thing about durians
rylex said @ 12:07am GMT on 5th May
Durians are really good actually. Just smell awful. Theres a trick to defeating this. Try serving it frozen
knumbknutz said @ 1:23am GMT on 5th May
Yeah - the Malaysians taught me that trick. Of course they wanted to watch the gringo try to gag a few pieces down at warm temps first before they showed it to me.

Same thing with the Hawaiians and how to properly eat poi.
Hugh E. said @ 11:05am GMT on 4th May
At least the Swedish Fish is Swedish

Salmiak-flavored black Swedish Fish
(Salmiak-flavored black Swedish Fish)
Nikan said @ 5:25am GMT on 4th May
+1 Thumb
Bob Denver said[1] @ 6:03am GMT on 4th May
"Others were less happy. Serdar Çam, president of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency, complained that Ikea, which sells 2m meatballs a day in its in-store restaurants, should not be selling the dish as though it were Swedish."

Perfectly fair given the culinary warcrime that is Turkish Delight! Nasty gelatinised 1960's douche water! Sverige! You take those meatballs!
hellboy said @ 7:09pm GMT on 4th May [Score:3 Funsightful]
I remember being terribly disillusioned. Edmund betrayed his family and a bunch of talking animals to a witch for this shit?
cb361 said @ 9:19pm GMT on 4th May
They hadn't invented Kola Kubes yet, so he was just making the best of it.

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