Am I The Fussiest Eater In The World?

@Janey1966 (24127)
Carlisle, England
December 14, 2009 7:17pm CST
I would class myself as a meat and two veg kinda gal (and no smutty comments either lol). By that I mean I will eat things like chicken, beef, lamb, fish and pork but I have to bulk it up by eating vegetables. Unfortunately, I only eat potatoes (either boiled or mashed), carrots and garden peas! That's it!! Earlier I tried brown rice instead of boiled potatoes and didn't like it at all. I have also tried pasta - which, to me is like chewing skin plus spaghetti and noodles and I don't like any of it! I refuse to eat onions if I can see them in my food but if reduced properly as a flavouring, I'm OK with it! Greens such as sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower, are also a no-no with me, plus mushrooms. I don't eat eggs but am Ok with them in everyday foods such as cake!! I have become slightly adventurous in recent years as I now like garlic but if I ever have a pizza I generally go for the basic cheese and tomato variety, which really is sad isn't it? Are you a fussy eater? Can you eat anything? My husband will eat anything apart from Yorkshire Pudding, which is made out of flour, water and batter and I love 'em lol. :-)
2 responses
• Boston, Massachusetts
15 Dec 09
Hi Janey, I am starting to be more conscious with my health and weight. This is my third day of not eating rice. i just ate apple and egg for breakfast this morning and had fresh vegetable spring rolls for lunch and a slice of pineapple for lunch and boiled pechay leaves for dinner with banana. i feel so light. before going to bed, i drink 1 glass of milk. I love to eat all the food that you mentioned but i need to be strict with my diet now. i know i can make it. will power is what i need and determination. three days in a row without rice--is a great accomplishment for me.
@Janey1966 (24127)
• Carlisle, England
15 Dec 09
Good for you that your diet is going so well and we are here to give you encouragement if you so wish. Now that I live away from Mum I am a lot bigger and I don't really know what to do about it. I have tried the rice, didn't like it and hoped that would be a substitute for potatoes, so I am now back to those instead. The problem is I don't exercise enough during to work off the carbohydrates I am consuming. I used to eat lots of English apples when I was little, sometimes up to 3 a day but I don't even like them anymore because they're not the same from abroad.
• Boston, Massachusetts
15 Dec 09
thanks for the encouragement. i also love potato. i used to boil it put some fried garlic and oyster sauce. sometimes i just put butter on it. i hope my determination will over power my cravings especially now there's lots of food for the holiday season.
@weasel81 (2502)
• Australia
15 Dec 09
you want to fight over the yorkshire puddings, i love them. i don't think your fussy i'm a bit the same won't eat some things unless, you really can't see it. i don't eat tinned spag, mushrooms, plus more. i think you'll find everyone is fussy somewhere along the line.
@Janey1966 (24127)
• Carlisle, England
15 Dec 09
Thanks for your comment. My Mum makes brilliant Yorkshire Puddings but nowadays she has turned to the Aunt Bessie variety in frozen packs. The reason for this is that they are all the same size and don't take over the oven when rising! Years ago I went out with a lad from Yorkshire and I've never seen a Sunday dinner like it. His mother made the Yorkshire puds herself and as a STARTER with mushy peas in them, then there was a huge dinner after that! I've never forgotten it..and this guy was like a stick! I suppose after eating dinners such as that one he'd not have to eat for the rest of the day....or week, even.:-)
@weasel81 (2502)
• Australia
15 Dec 09
frozen yorkshire puds, dont think we get them out here. i like nothing better than making them my self, and letting take over the oven. i make them, as muffins.