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Let's take a brief tour of a raw meat-eating region. Welcome to the polar region of Canada's Melville Peninsula. The native peoples used to be called Eskimos. This was a derogatory term given them by native peoples from the south, meaning raw meat eaters. They are the meat of caribou, seals, and walruses raw. "Meat" includes the innards, which are considered the most exquisite parts of the animals. You might remember seeing documentary films of lions going straight for the innards of their victims. Of course, in that frozen part of the world, fruits, vegetables, and grains are unobtainable. The native peoples do not suffer from scurvy, and in fact have glossy faces, thanks to their diet of raw meat. A japanese cultural anthropologist who lived among these northern people learned that because of the bland flavor of raw meat, it is possible to eat a lot of it at each meal as a staple food, in the same way Japanese eat rice. Some parts of the innards are bitter while other parts are sour, so if you chew on them as you eat the raw meat, the meat tastes "seasoned" and you never get tired of it. Horsemeat is called cherry meat or sakura-niku in Japan. It may mean that the color of the meat is as beautiful as that of cherry blossom. But it may also mean that horsemeat is a sort of fake meat, sold by con men to unsuspecting passers-by under an exotic-sounding name. Take your choise as to which is the truth. There are those who love horsemeat for its deliciously light flavor. There are few restaurants that serve authentic tartar steak made from horsemeat. Most people do not realize that horsemeat is "the real thing", and that there is no reason to discriminate against it. Where food is concerned, when all is said and done, likes and dislikes are just a matter of taste.

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 生の肉を食べる地域の短い旅をしてみよう。カナダのメルビル半島の北極圏にようこそ。ここの先住民はエスキモーと呼ばれていた。  これは生の肉を喰うという意味の、南の先住民が付けた蔑称である。彼らは、トナカイ、アザラシ、セイウチの肉を生で食べた。(are は、 ate として訳しました。)  「肉」は、これらの動物のもっとも美味の部分と考えられた内臓を含む。ライオンが餌食の内臓にまっさきに食らいつく記録映画をご覧になった方もあろう。  言うまでもなく、万事が凍てつく地域では果物、野菜、穀物などは手に入らない。(しかし)先住民は壊血病にはかからない、生肉を食べているお陰で顔はつやつやしている。   これらの北の人々と暮らした日本人文化人類学者の一人は、生肉は味が浅いので、日本人が米を食べるように、主食として沢山食べることが出来ることを学んだ。  内臓の部分によっては苦いところも酸いところもあるため、生の肉を噛みつづけることによって、肉に「味がつき」、飽くことがない。  日本で、馬肉は桜肉と呼ばれる。肉の色が桜の花のように奇麗だからという意味かもしれない。しかし、騙しやすい旅人に変わった名前で売りつける偽の肉につけた名前ともとれる。  好きな方(=語源説)を本当と思うがいい。しかし味の薄さの美味さに魅せられた馬肉好きも居る。馬肉のタルタルステーキ(すなわち正真正銘の生肉)を出すレストランもある。  これが「本物の」馬肉であると気づき、区別する必要が無い、と思う人はすくない。食べ物に関する限り、とどのつまりは、好き嫌いとは、好みの問題である。   are ate

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