Yep, Bob's right. It's a mistake and an amusing one, not worthy of causing offense, unless the book was really expensive.
Besides, my [admittedly superficial] experience tells me that humans taste basically the same. If the typo is intentional, it must be for garnish reasons only.
Last edited by LDBoblo; 04-18-2010 at 05:51 AM.
Reason: garnish, not garish ;)