I was reading Jataka 214, and encountered this reference to serving crow meat. I was confused about the cultural significance of this action and also how it worked in the story:
Apparently it’s a rather convoluted riddle. Here’s what Steven Collins wrote in his book Wisdom as a Way of Life. Theravāda Buddhism Reimagined (Columbia University Press e-book, 2020):
Thanks for this response. It is much deeper than I expected!