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After Years of Being Vegetarian, They Couldn’t Help But Eat Meat Again


I’ll get the most obvious answer out of the way first: Meat tastes really, really good. British journalist and formerly lifetime vegetarian, Huw Oliver, meat-reviewed-lets-stop-messing-around-and-just-do-steak-already-052120″ class=”external-link” data-event-click=”{"element":"ExternalLink","outgoingURL":"https://www.timeout.com/london/news/meat-reviewed-lets-stop-messing-around-and-just-do-steak-already-052120"}” href=”https://www.timeout.com/london/news/meat-reviewed-lets-stop-messing-around-and-just-do-steak-already-052120″tried steak for the first time during the pandemic. “The pinkish muscle tastes deep, rich, and butter-smooth in the mouth,” he wrote for Time Out. “And cor, that smell. It’s juicy, hearty, butterflies-inducing communal food to take your time over, and I love it.” Author Rajesh Parameswaran, also vegetarian for his whole life up until then, had a similar experience trying molleja for the first time in Argentina. “It was incredibly delicate, airy and light; at the same time it was somehow rich and sort of creamy,” he wrote for Bon Appétit

Many interviewees felt the same intense, almost primal relationship with meat. It’s likely been a thing since our primate ancestors started accidentally eating worms who had burrowed

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