Ankheg Paddies (3.5e Equipment)
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They look like crab cakes, and taste very similar but have a particular bitter acrid taste. It takes some getting used to, but becomes delicious and salty soon after.
Ankheg are sometimes hunted for their meat, and while uncommon in most civilized area is common in certain cultures where ankheg are common. Ankheg is said to be similar to crab, but much more gamey and bitter due to the higher acid content. It is an acquired taste, but proponents say that the tongue quickly adjusts to the bitterness and leaves delicious salty white meat.
The most typical preparation of ankheg are ankheg paddies, effectively crab cakes which mix ankheg meat, various seasoning and condiments, spices, and bread crumbs, typically sold in packs of 4.
After eating properly prepared ankheg paddies you receive a +5 bonus to burrow speeds (if you have one) for 24 hours.
Proper preparation is a DC 15 Craft (Cooking) check. Failing the check by 10 or more means the food comes out too bitter or over or under spiced.
If you manage a Craft (Cooking) DC 40, the eater gains the effects of tremorsense out to 10 ft for the duration. A full meal for a day is 30g.
|Identifier||3.5e Equipment +|
|Summary||They look like crab cakes, and taste very similar but have a particular bitter acrid taste. It takes some getting used to, but becomes delicious and salty soon after. +|
|Title||Ankheg Paddies +|