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Edible Insect Recipes: Fruit with Sweet Insect Salt None

Tart fruits dipped in a mixture chili powder, salt, citrus, and often (but not always) sugar, is a common snack in Mexico as well as much of Southeast Asia. I recently had the good fortune of visiting an ant farm with French documentarians Les ...

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Edible Insects Recipe: Quesadilla con Chapulines None

Quesadillas are just about the easiest thing to make delicious. Warm, melted cheese, a corn tortilla, and all the fixings you can find, are all you need. This recipe includes chapulines (grasshoppers) from Merci Mercado—try their adobo or...

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Edible Insects Recipe: Purple Cabbage Capunet Filled With Couscous and Mealworms None

Crické markets tasty, healthy and eco-friendly insect-based food products for a well balanced and more sustainable diet. Crické combines traditional Mediterranean recipes with the cricket powder – a great low-impact source of protein, vi...

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Entomophagy Recipes: Egg Salad with Buffalo Worms None

The combination of the creamy egg salad and the crunchy worms that taste a bit like bacon works very well together.

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Edible Insect Recipes: Falafel and Curry Yogurt Sauce None

Falafel gets an undeserved reputation as a kind of Mediterranean junk food—the chicken nuggets of the middle east. In fact, I've heard that the McDonald's in Egypt serves the "McFalafel," essentially a vegetarian Big Mac. But it doesn't need to...

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Edible Insect Recipes: Mealworm Chocolate Crunch None

These easy-to-make candies taste remarkably like a certain famous crunchy chocolate candy bar, due to roasted mealworms' similarity in texture to crisped rice. Because they so closely resemble a candy classic familiar to millions of people, thi...

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Edible Insect Recipes: Waxworm Green Tacos None

My favorite thing about these tacos is that almost everything in it is the same color, but they all bring something different to the table. Citrus from the lime, creaminess from the avocado, crunch from the cabbage, and a sharp bite from the ja...

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