08 Feb '11, 12pm

Find out what happened when someone served mock sharks' fins at a wedding...

MR KIRK Leech responded to British chef Gordon Ramsay's comment that shark's fin soup 'tastes of nothing', with the statement: 'Food is a matter of personal taste, and Ramsay can have his opinion.' ('One man's delicacy, another's poison pill'; last Thursday). Very true, except that it is used in the wrong context when we refer to a delicacy that is actually tasteless. A friend of mine secretly served mock fins at her wedding last year, but no one tasted any difference, till she informed the guests. This is enough to prove that no one actually knows how shark's fin tastes, and it is essentially the flavours of all the other ingredients that make the soup. It is also misleading to generalise that sharks are not endangered just because few are protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wildlife Fauna and Flora (Cites). Species protection pr...

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