They claim that chia is a food.
They smell like fish.
Apparently, you can soak them, and make a gel. I'm staring at the gel, trying to dare myself to take a bite. Lis managed it, and said that she really dislikes that texture; I keep lifting up the spoon, then chickening out.
I make aspic. I like goat, rattlesnake, and alligator. I've had crickets and ants.
But this chia gel is just ...
Okay. I just managed to take a bite. It's got the texture of kiwi fruit in mucilage, and tastes like mackerel Lapsang Souchang.