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This was near the seafood section in a big vat of ice at my local chinese grocery. What the heck is this?

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Looks like cubes of pig's blood but I'm not entirely sure. –  Stefano Nov 2 '12 at 16:13
I was thinking it was congealed blood. Google image search seems to verify –  wootscootinboogie Nov 2 '12 at 16:19
Errrm, why didn't you ask them? (I guess "don't speak Chinese" would be a good answer) –  derobert Nov 2 '12 at 17:42
the people at this place won't talk to you if you're not chinese, you will be actively ignored. but they have calamari for super cheap so, meh. –  wootscootinboogie Nov 2 '12 at 18:37

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Pretty sure it is pigs blood. its commonly used in south east asia countries and hong kong.

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