And we thought that mustard ice was a stretch.
An ice cream seller in Ecuador is reportedly being asked about her new ̵
It is made from guinea pig meat.
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Guinea pig meat, known in Ecuador as "Cuy", is typically eaten there as a savory dish and in other South American countries, such as Peru and Colombia, where it often grilled and served, according to NPR.
But María del Carmen Pilapaña, who runs a small stand near the capital of Quito, has come up with a completely new recipe – and it's a hit, she tells The Associated Press.
"My family and my husband thought I was crazy," Pilapaña told the sales outlet. "They did not think anybody would like this ice cream, but now they are our main product."
Pilapaña makes the ice cream by cooking off the guinea pig's meat and making a kind of pie before it is mixed with milk or something else Freeze cream and serve, just as she does with her other flavors.
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-offer includes beet and mushroom flavored ice cream and more traditional flavors. She plans to experiment with other meat in the future – and even with crabs.
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Pilapaña currently has no reason to believe that these will not become popular either. At least judging by the reaction of their customers.
"I was suspicious, but it was delicious," one said about the guinea pig flavor.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.