Then, as we entered Kainan sa Estero (Eatery in Estero, Estero meaning canal, correct me if I’m wrong), I was already having doubts. I was just too chicken to back out on my co-bloggers who were all excited now to eat frogs. As we settled on a specific eatery, the stall had a display of fresh food and we opted to take a look and do photo ops.
Wrong move! The owner of the stall showed us the frogs we were about to eat. I thought I was going to spill. Yes, it was gross, especially if you have a wild imagination like me that couldn’t help picturing a real frog – turned what was in the display.
It was slimy, with legs all over the place, dipped in some kind of yellowish or murky sauce, and within their bodies – I spotted a silver thread that looked somewhat like metal – “Oh my gawd, is that it’s backbone?” my immediate thoughts had been."