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What FoodAnthro is Reading Now . . .
. Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 05:10 (05:10 AM) CDT, day 170 of 2024 .
BBC Food
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(from Greek ἔντομος éntomos, "insect(ed)",
and φᾰγεῖν phăgein, "to eat", which together means "insect eating")
is the practice of eating insects as food

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Hotlix Scorpion Sucker.

see also

Taboo Food and Drink

  video Eating Insects

 Deep fried insects sold at food stall for human consumption in Bangkok, Thailand.

Deep fried insects
sold at food stall for human consumption
in Bangkok, Thailand

Taboo food and drink
Chapulines -- Mexico
Atta laevigata [leafcutter ants]

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta


Tacos de Chapuline

(Grasshopper Tacos)

1/2 pound medium-sized grasshoppers
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 lemon, juiced
2 ripe avocados, mashed
6 tortillas (corn or flour)

Roast grasshoppers for 10 minutes in a 350-degree oven. Toss with garlic, lemon juice, and salt to taste. Spread mashed avocado on tortilla. Sprinkle on roasted hoppers, to taste.

From "Eat the Beetles," a Review of

Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating Insects
by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Alusio
Ten Speed Press, $19.95 paper

by Mick Vann

Man Eating Bugs.

  Chocolate-covered caterpillars.

  Hormigas Culonas, "Big-Butt Ants" from Colombia.

Little Colombia Observationist


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