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Cricket Powder Recipes: Cricket Pâté None

Summer in Europe is a pleasure for so many reasons, especially sunny-day picnics. You can start your morning at the farmer's market in the city center, selecting your favorite loaf of freshly-baked French bread, spreadable cheese, pâté, and som...

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Edible Insects Recipe: Avocado Toast with Mealworms None

There are few ingredients that exemplify the way culture and circumstance are reflected in food, better than the avocado. Looked down upon in places where its abundance prevented it from becoming a status symbol, and referred to as, “the poor m...

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Edible Insect Recipes: Pumpkin Vellutata Soup With Leeks and Bamboo Worms None

This recipe calls for an Italian Mantuan Pumpkin, native to the northern Lombardy region of Italy. If a Mantuan Pumpkin is unavailable, butternut squash can be as a substitute, but know that it lacks the intensity of the Mantuan Pumpkin. Some p...

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Edible Insect Recipes: Thai Papaya Salad with Crickets None

Both Laos and the northeastern Isan region of Thailand lay claim to this classic. In Thai it is called som tum, meaning "mashed sour", for the tart, acidic flavor, and the process of mashing ingredients together...

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Cricket Powder Recipe: Blueberry Almond Smoothie Bowl None

Okay, yes, a smoothie bowl is in fact just a smoothie that’s been poured into a bowl, so technically you can drink this out of a glass. But a smoothie this delicious is worthy of celebration! So pour it in a bowl, top it with all your favorite ...

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Mealworm Recipes: Chilean Completo con Gusano None

The Chilean Completo is essentially a hot dog in which the hot dog is the least important ingredient. At the minimum, a completo will be bun, hot dog, large gobs of mayonnaise, and tomatoes. Usually it will also have a generous slathering of a...

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Edible Insects within Cultural Context--and Comic Panels None
A review of ‘Meal', the entomophagy comic by Blue Delliquanti and Soleil Ho

I love eating bugs and I love reading comics, so it wasn't too much of a hard sell when I heard about Blue Delliquanti and Soleil Ho's Meal, which is a graphic novella about a young chef who moves across the country in hopes of studying ...

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