Speaking of food, novelists and philosophers occasionally do just that.

Corelli's Mandolin
by Louis de Bernieres (1994)

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"Pelagia did not greatly enjoy the preparation of snails. For one thing, she had received much conflicting advice about the proper technique for rendering them palatable, and she detested the feeling of insecurity engendered by her own confusion; she dreaded the idea of serving up something that would be slimy and repulsive..."

Can snails be served up any other way?

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