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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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Edible Insect Recipes: Mealworm Crispy Crumbs None

When I was a kid my parents used to get fried fish from a fast food chain, and I'd race to be the first to get to the bag, not because I cared about the fish, but to scrape all the crunchy crispy battered bits scattered among the bottom of the ...

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Insect Pasta is Now Available at the Grocery Store in Germany None
Insect Tuesday just got cheaper and easier!

For one of my New Years resolutions I decided to try to eat better and more conscientiously, which means Meatless Mondays and Insect Tuesdays. I do not hit the target every week, but I believe trying and failing to hit the mark is better than ...

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