When Baines Googled placenta recipes, he found one for lasagne and pizza, plus an entire book dedicated to cooking with placenta. “Nine months in the cooking and about 10 minutes in the eating,” he cheered! From time to time, a chef gets PR for cooking a placenta—most recently, Chef Daniel Patterson used his wife’s placenta in a Bolognese sauce and put together an entertaining class about placenta-cooking held at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. However, there is a simple solution to prevent the bitter taste. He even mentions that “it took nine months to cook.” Alternatively, the placenta may be dried and made into capsules, or soaked in alcohol to make a tincture. “The most common placenta preparation — creating a capsule — is made by steaming and dehydrating the placenta or processing the raw placenta,” it continued. The same goes for people who have cooked their placenta. He took a bite, and then ate a side of beans. Shoveling beans in after every bite, I’m guessing it wasn’t actually that delicious. “Nine months in the cooking and about 10 minutes in the eating,” he quips. It tastes like veal, but doesn't have gamey or defined characteristics like goat, pork, or game meat! I know naturally, all land mammal mothers eat their placenta after giving birth and that humans are the only ones that do not regular partake in this. If that sounds unpleasant, and you want to try placenta, you might want to consider combining it with other foods or cooking it. Consuming My Placenta | GRAPHIC A common problem when cooking quinoa is that it can result in a very bitter taste after cooking. Most people who have consumed their placenta in a smoothie say they could not detect the taste of the placenta. “People have also been known to eat the placenta raw, cooked, or in smoothies or liquid extracts.” The majority of women do not bother with eating placenta because they believe it would taste bad, either cooked or raw, and because they don't see any benefit in doing so. Alleged benefits of eating placenta. Another school of thought is that eating placenta is actually cannibalism because it is a part of the human body. What Baines discovered after extensive cooking and taste testing was: placenta cooked with spices and stuffed into a tortilla is a superior cooking method to eating placenta raw in a smoothie. In the Sept. 24-posted clip, Lachlan declares the placenta is “definitely better cooked.” Watson takes a few forkfuls of beans to make it go down easier. Seasoning the placenta (both raw and cooked) with salt and pepper; he records himself eating the nutritious deliciousness. Standing around taking photos and videos, his friends watch like this is a normal thing; like Ross is crazy, but they love him anyway. What does placenta taste like? It is the best thing you will ever taste! But one new father has told how he ate his wife’s placenta raw in a smoothie, and cooked … “I’ve got my breakfast and some cooked bits of placenta there as well which should actually taste pretty good.” He then ate some of the raw and cooked maternal organ with some beans (for more flavour), and decided that “it’s definitely better cooked”. Before cooking the placenta, he decided first to try and eat placenta raw. stir frying, in a similar way to using fresh meat or making a pâté. I saw on a tv show several couple that were taking home the placenta after giving birth and cooking it in various ways. 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