What does dog taste like?


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Dog meat is generally high in fat and slightly gamier than red meats commonly consumed in the Western world, such as beef. One could easily mistake it for young goat or even lamb.

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While eating dog is generally looked down upon in the West, dog meat is still considered a delicacy in many parts of the world. In China, Korea and other sectors of Asia, one can still find dog on offer at certain restaurants. It's important to note, however, that dog meat is by no means ubiquitous, and the adventurous eater will likely need to specifically seek out this particular culinary adventure. Due to the high fat content, the meat is generally slow cooked in liquid, either by braising or slow boiling in a soup. The end result is often a very flavorful, tender and unique dish.

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