The Case for Adding Insects to the Menu
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The Case for Adding Insects to the Menu

Edible Insects as a Food Source In China, edible wasp collecting and cooking techniques are documented in a book from the Tang Dynasty (618-907).  In Europe, Aristoteles (384-322BC) wrote about the best taste of a Cicada nymph and in the first half of the 20th century, chafer beetle soup (“Maikafersuppe”), the taste of which is … Continue reading

Eat Ento Expo: Introducing the West to Entomophagy
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Eat Ento Expo: Introducing the West to Entomophagy

Julia Duckworth of Savannah, Georgia recently had the opportunity to attend a dining experience centered on the premise of entomophagy. Below is her accounting of the experience. A more complete biography for Julia can be found here. ___________________________ There are few things more fascinating for food scientists, chefs and nutritionists than food habits from the … Continue reading