Monday, March 22, 2010

Meat from Down Under

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As an export, Australia has some convincing to do when it comes to consuming camel meat worldwide. Apparently, the people in the Middle East enjoy it (widely accepted). Vegetarians beware, the following material may not appeal to you (it didn't to us -- not because we're vegetarians or vegans -- more due to the cultural difference).
It tasted like a juicier version of beef. But the meat in question was camel—freshly slaughtered at Dann’s abattoir, Centralian Gold, which he has been running, off and on, since 1986. In that time, the population of Australian camels has escalated to plague proportions, and Dann believes that selling their meat could become a multimillion-dollar industry.

Camels were first brought to Australia ...
Read more:

The Atlantic
Outback Steakhouse

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