November 26, 2009

Top Ten Tastiest Birds

It’s Thanksgiving, aka The Great American Warm Up For Christmas, and right now billions of turkeys are gobbling their last. It’s time then to stop for a moment and remember that, as we approach Christmas and turkey-geddon here in Europe, that turkey is just not as tasty as chicken. No really, it isn’t. As my good friend Finn says:

The tastiest part of the turkey is in the gravy, turkey is just a gravy delivery system.

She’s right.

Not that turkey is rubbish. In fact here are the top ten tastiest birds:

1. Duck
2. Chicken
3. Guineafowl
4. Sparrowhawk
5. Penguin (non-chocolate bar)
6. Quetzolcoatl
7. Ostrich
8. Phoenix
9. Turkey
10. Flying squirrel

And the five worst tasting birds:

1. Vulture
2. Seagull
3. Trafalgar Sq pigeon
4. Icarus
5. Kiwi (not fruit or person with malfunctioning vowels)

Christmas would be a lot more interesting with Ostrich.


- 2 comments by 1 or more people Not publicly viewable

  1. I don’t like ostrich. I don’t like turkey either. But I think I like turkey more.

    26 Nov 2009, 20:47

  2. Sue

    We’re having a vegetarian Christmas dinner this year. I first got the idea after eating a brie and cranberry panini a few weeks ago and decided it tasted far better than anything meaty I’d ever tasted. Also, I’ve never liked the vaguely sad look my daughter has when I carve the turkey, she’s very discreet about it and never says anything but I just know.

    26 Nov 2009, 23:30


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