What Human Flesh Tastes Like

If there’s one thing the “Hannibal” series (pictured) gets right, it’s making human meat look delicious. The NBC show features infamous cannibal Hannibal Lecter as a culinary master, turning edible parts of the human body into Lung and Loin Bourguignonne, Tandoori Liver and thigh baked in clay with marrow. It’s almost impossible to watch the show and not wonder whether we could stomach a well-seasoned steak de mon ami. Of course, finding the answer for yourself isn’t easy. Or ethical. Or legal, in most parts of the world. All we have are anecdotes from people who have snacked on homo sapiens. Find out more here.

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