Another update!

When I started to tell my family and friends about my upcoming trip to Australia, I often got the question, “are you going to try kangaroo?”. To be honest, I was never really sure if I would have the opportunity or the guts at the time to do it.

At the college, I stayed at in Melbourne, lamb was a big presence at dinner so I figured I wouldn’t get any kangaroo unless I really explored. But when we spent a couple days in the Grampians, there was a little diner that served it. And I tried it.

It was a kangaroo souvlaki, similar to a gyro, and it was pretty good. It had a slightly different taste than any other meat I have had but nothing too out there or weird. Also, it probably helped that it was in this wrap form because it helped take away the image of what I was eating.

We also hadn’t seen any wild kangaroos yet.

But we saw plenty later in the day. (I would post a picture but think it’s a little insensitive for this post…).

Anyway, I tried something new, have a great story to tell people, and am extra willing to explore different foods now.


About Kristina

I'm a college student who's a self-proclaimed foodie, book lover, and exerciser. Balancing life, school, exercise, and my hobbies isn't easy but I'm making it work and trying to live healthy along the way.

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Welcome to FoodNook!

Hi! I'm Kristina and a college student who loves food, eating, fitness, and variety of other fun things! I have a combined love of food and fitness and trying to balance it all into my busy life. FoodNook is my way of documenting my experiences and adventures in navigating healthy living on my own and trying out new things.
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