Why Everyone Should Go Eat a Pecker

This guest post has been brought to you by: Chad Klyne at WithoutBordersChefs.com

One of my favourite things to do when I travel is exploring not only the cities or countries, but seeing what different types of food these places have on offer. Being a Chef by trade, the most exciting thing for me is discovering different foods that you would never and I mean NEVER find on a menu back home. And what better place to do this than Asia!


In this case we were in Malaysia, Penang to be exact. One of the so called food meccas of the world, how exciting! While strolling through the streets we stumbled across a man holding a one meter long bull penis complete with matching ginormous testicles. The funny thing about it was that he was dangling his schlong around trying to entice customers to try his specialty. Now I know everyone travels to gain new experiences but having a penis in my mouth was definitely not on the top of my bucket list.
Sorry to say that I was behind the camera at this particular feast but as you can see, my brother Clayton and I grew up in a family where we couldn’t leave the dinner table unless we finished everything off of our plate. Clayton didn’t seem to have a problem with lapping up everything in his bowl. It’s actually better than it looks and being on a budget, eating bull penis soup is cheap and can help you save some moula!

Top 5 reasons you should eat a schlong:

1)      When braised long enough, it is soft and gelatinous on the outside and quite chewy on the inside due to the cartilage         but makes a beautiful and rich stock.  
2)      Sicilians are widely known to eat dried bull’s penis as a cure for a hangover.

3)      In many Asian countries it is believed that eating a dick is the natural form of Viagra.
4)      Rooster testicles help women stay young and eating penises is good for your skin! (so they say…)
5)      One deer penis has the same potency as one bull penis.

Check out the video below to see this infamous soup!

{ 33 comments… read them below or add one }

Elisa November 24, 2013 at 4:35 AM

I have eaten lots of stuff that most people might find disgusting, but a tasting menu of animal penis and testicles is not in my future, at least not if I have anything say ;-)

About the Sicilian hangover remedy: as far as I can tell it’s an old folk’s tale and it still circulates but I have never met a Sicilian who had done it or knew anyone who had. As far as I know the genitals of animals are mostly dried to be fed to dogs.
What I can tell you is that dried bull penis is used to make a specific kind of whip in Italy, especially in Tuscany, where that kind of whip has been used since the middle ages in the Palio di Siena.


Patti November 24, 2013 at 2:10 PM

The video is apparently not available in my country U.S.A. – probably better that I don’t see it anyway!


Rebecca November 26, 2013 at 12:15 AM

oh no! this video isn’t available in Australia either… was looking forward to seeing this haha


Jeff November 26, 2013 at 6:11 AM

Oh my! I will make sure i will eat as many dicks as possible


Becky Padmore November 26, 2013 at 11:47 AM

Ha ha not sure I’m convinced :-D


The Guy November 26, 2013 at 10:29 PM

Wow, it is crazy the food you can find abroad. Not really sure if this really is a delicacy but fair play to you for giving it a try.


Kae Lani | A Travel Broad November 27, 2013 at 10:13 PM

HAHAHAH! Wow! Appetizing?! That’s not a Matzo ball!


Tom @ Waegook Tom December 3, 2013 at 2:54 PM

Wow! Looks delicious!


Agness December 4, 2013 at 4:45 AM

When in China, I have been eating a lot of weird food, from dog’s meat to fried bees and cockroaches, but eating bull penis soup? It would be a NO! :D


chad klyne January 13, 2014 at 11:49 PM

Oh come on!! Haha it was one of the better things i have tried as far as bizarre foods go i would pick it any day over beetles and scorpions! Mmmmm…


Sonali Chauhan December 5, 2013 at 4:20 AM

I don’t believe on this, This is really unbelievable.


Leah December 10, 2013 at 7:08 PM

Ummmm….no thank you. I don’t care how much ketchup you put on it.


Michael December 15, 2013 at 4:09 AM

Wow, have to pass haha. Hilarious!


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musandam dibba trip December 18, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Wow, it is crazy the food you can find abroad. Not really sure if this really is a delicacy but fair play to you for giving it a try.


Michelle December 18, 2013 at 3:18 PM

Oh wow, I’d like to think I’m adventurous when it comes to food, but not sure if I can stomach that soup! haha.


chad klyne January 14, 2014 at 12:00 AM

If not for the taste then look at all the wonderful health benefits!;)


northierthanthou December 21, 2013 at 4:18 AM

I dunno; this may be one that I would have to pass-up. Gelatenous and chewy do not sound like a winning combination.


Jeanette Todd December 26, 2013 at 1:34 AM

“Rooster testicles help women stay young and eating penises is good for your skin!” haha! This reason made me think if this is really possible!? Even if it is possible, I think I’ll pass on this food. lol


chad klyne January 13, 2014 at 11:53 PM

But it’s the fountain of youth! It is why my skin is so soft and beautiful…. Hahahaha


Adam Burton December 26, 2013 at 1:40 AM

Man! I am known as a person who would eat anything but I guess this time I’ll have to pass!


What's a Pecker?!? January 7, 2014 at 8:04 AM

Fun! Looks great! OMG I LOVE PECKERS.

Another guest post? Wouldn’t want you to get distracted from leaving ridiculous spam comments on everyone else’s blogs, would we?


Hogga January 9, 2014 at 9:54 AM

Well if you weren’t such a pussy and left your name/website, I would do you a favor and stop reading/commenting on your blog :)


What's a Pecker?!? January 29, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Well, it could be one of dozens of bloggers. U’ve cultivated quite a reputation for leaving nonsensical comments that show u’ve read precisely nothing of the post ur commenting on, except maybe the title! :D


Hogga January 30, 2014 at 1:35 PM

Again, you continue to hide and not show your identity, so I’m not sure how to resolve your issue.

OR like a mature human being you could have come and talked to me about this problem you seem to have… Instead you hide yourself, implying you sit around talking about me with others and make mean comments on my blog.



Jessica January 14, 2014 at 5:58 AM

Beef Torpedo Soup. That is a fantastic euphemism!

For some reason eating testicles sounds worse than eating penis, is anyone else with me? I’d eat either before I’d eat a cockroach, though. Yecchhh.


Annette | Bucket List Journey January 24, 2014 at 7:15 PM

This wouldn’t be at the top of my bucket list, but I’d probably end up doing it after a couple of cocktails ;)


Arianwen January 25, 2014 at 12:52 AM

Hmmm, if it was disguised well enough, maybe I’d give it a go…!


vakta mondal January 25, 2014 at 9:41 AM

Ha haha ……………. You love Pecker. I’d love so.


Elle loves food! January 30, 2014 at 6:41 AM

I just love food… and will try most things once. I’d give a penis a go… but couldn’t eat bugs.
Bon appetit!
Elle x


Chad February 1, 2014 at 12:14 AM

It’s funny I was just in Penang last week and had to go try it again! haha It’s still just as delicious as I remember!


duvidl February 11, 2014 at 4:42 AM

Here’s a little joke related to this subject. My apologies to those who already know it:

A big Texan stopped at a local restaurant following a day roaming around in Mexico ..

While sipping his tequila, he noticed a sizzling, scrumptious looking platter being served at the next table. Not only did it look good, the smell was wonderful.

He asked the waiter, ‘What is that you just served?’

The waiter replied, ‘Ah senor, you have excellent taste! Those are called Cojones de Toro, bull’s testicles from the bull fight this morning. A delicacy!’

The cowboy said, ‘What the heck, bring me an order.’

The waiter replied, ‘I am so sorry senor. There is only one serving per day because there is only one bull fight each morning. If you come early and place your order, we will be sure to save you this delicacy.’

The next morning, the cowboy returned, placed his order, and that evening was served the one and only special delicacy of the day. After a few bites, inspecting his platter, he called to the waiter and said, ‘These are delicious, but they are much, much smaller than the ones I saw you serve yesterday.’

The waiter shrugged his shoulders and replied, ‘Si, Senor…

Sometimes the bull wins.’


MightyTravels March 26, 2014 at 3:24 PM

Hands down Malaysia has the best food IMHO. It’s more varied than Thai cuisine. Just as delicious, safe and cheap.

Btw just followed you on Twitter as well – great travel blog you have :) Looking forward to connect!


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