Bugs for Beginners is a cookbook which teaches you everything you need to know to start cooking and eating insects.
What You'll Learn from Bugs for Beginners:
- How to cook insects
- The safety of eating insects
- Nutritional content of the most accessible insects
- Bug and wine pairing
- ...and more!
Bugs for Beginners Has:
- 150+ images of...
- 86 recipes by...
- 20+ contributors from...
- 10+ countries
...and everything you need to start eating bugs!
What People Are Saying About Bugs for Beginners
Give it a read even if you don't eat bugs
Clearly explained recipes and thoughtful descriptions accompanied by attractive photographs make this a fun read even if you don't plan to make the recipes.
The information presented, as well as the recipes (which vary widely in their bugginess), are a great resource for those who want to give bug-eating a try, as well as for those who just want to learn more about it. The explanations are clear, thorough and well-researched, with just the right amount of humor.
If you do want to give the recipes a try, the ingredients are clearly explained (it even tells you all the ways you can procure various insects); the steps are easy to follow and the pictures showcase the beauty of insect-gourmet (even if you can't see them, they're there!)
easy (illustrated) introduction to insect cookin'
Makes for a friendly and easy entry into what might otherwise be unfamiliar terrain for a more global North palate. Very well written and engaging from the first page -- with wonderful photos to boot. Love the incorporation of flavors from the southwest US, too... especially my favorite (sounding), jalapeño chapulines cornbread donuts!
Of the many bug-related books that I have had the ...
Of the many bug-related books that I have had the pleasure to read over the years, this has been one of my favorites. In these times of expanding populations, it offers locus solutions and exciting meals.
Way more engaging then I possibly imagined.
Super engaging and fun way to explore the world of bugs! Love it so much can’t wait to try some of the recipes now that I have tips on how to procure some insects!