Photo courtesy of Jez Pigden.
Found at Chinese restaurant in Moscow.
Sour sweet sauce brings out the carp’s inner squirrel.
Moscow is the home of the rare Carp Squirrel.
Very good Natasha, now we get Moose.
Does a squirrel carp in the woods?
So that’s where they got the nuts with scum.
This carp was just nuts.
Store them away for the winter
Are squirrels like bears, you never know what they do in the woods let alone the river
“I’m never going to stop the squirrels complaining”
(Tune of “Raindrops keep falling on my head”.)
I can’t eat squirrel, it makes me nuts.
Hm, I speak both English and Russian and I see no connection whatsoever between the two, on both dishes. When I saw “squirrel” (before seeing the actual picture), I thought “maybe something Russian about proteins” (protein is belok and squirrel is belka, automatic translators often mix those two up). But when the picture came up I was just confused. The 051 dish is “Fried carp without bones”. No mentioning of sweet and sour sauce, neither of a sqiurrel or something that could be mistranslated as a squirrel. The 052 dish is “Hot (as in taste, not as in temperature) fish… Read more »
Like a squirrel, ‘s curried.
“Hey, Rocky! Watch me pull a carp out of my pants!”
The Russian tree-dwelling carp is a great delicacy, noted for its bushy tail.
“Waiter, this tastes like carp.”
I prefer “Deep fried and look like squirrel” from the restaurant across the street.
Squirrels: Russia’s nachos.
Did they mean Carb ?
must worry those on low carp diets
LIKE A SQUIRREL
THE MENU: According to carp.
(singing) What’s the best caaarp? “Squirrel of the Sea”!
Sounds like this squirrel
This isn’t Engrish. They didn’t misspell carp.
In Soviet Russia carp eats a squirrel
Actually this is correct. It is a traditional dish from Suzhou, Jiangsu. Carp was a fish not intended to be eaten by “regular” people, only by the emperor. A chef cut up the fish to represent a squirrel and therefore disguising the carp.
I know, odd story but they really serve it as “squirrel fish” and it’s really good too…
I’ll show them my Jack-a-lope if they show me their carp-squirrel!