May 31, 2011 in Unique Foods
What it is: An escargot is a French cuisine the main ingredient of which is snails. They are usually cooked in a varying mixture of ingredients, the main ones being salt and garlic as well as butter and wine.
How it tastes: The three most common descriptions given to this delicacy are chicken, rubbery clam or greasy and mushy tastes. The usually seasoning also makes them taste quite strongly of garlic and be quite salty.
Tips: These are usually a one try delicacy for those who don’t have a cultured (or French) taste. Make sure you have a drink on hand as well as some other food just in case you don’t like them!