I used to live with a guy (when I was too young and hormonal to know better) who was like this. Garlic - no way. He was allergic to it. And to onions. Aubergines made him sick. So did courgettes. He didn't *like* leafy things. Chillis made him have a headache. Peppers looked too much like chillis.
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Michael "Dog3" Lonergan That's just being a good host. A friend of ours has coeliac disease, and if in doubt I check the...
Needless to say, he ate any of these things when he didn't know they were there. My god, though, the blender got a lot of exercise.
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On Thu, 15 Jun 2006 23:14:22 -0600, "D.Currie" That's just RUDE! You don't discriminate against your dinner guests when you serve them - either...
I think a lot of the weirdness came from his mother, a vegetarian of the sort who insists on eating things which look like meat, no matter how bad they taste, in preference to fresh vegetables. She was a teacher until she was 60, and didn't eat garlic in the 40 years she was working 'in case the children smell it'.
Eventually I left him. I then spent the year binging on garlic.
The guy I later married will eat anything. Call me shallow, but a big factor in my deciding our relationship had long-term potential was the fact that I was able to give him rabbits' brains on toast and he didn't bat an eyelid other than to flutter them a little when telling me they were delicious.