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Eating Bugs

Merry Crick-mas! Chow Down On This Cricket Roast Instead Of Turkey

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.23.2016 | Weird News

Getting bugged at the thought of another Christmas turkey? How about just eating bugs themselves? That’s the suggestion of New York chef Don Peavy, ...

Edible Insects Take the Spotlight

Olena Kagui | Posted 02.24.2017 | Green
Olena Kagui

Eating insects is a hot topic and has been receiving lots of media attention lately which helps spread awareness. But more research needs to be done to develop the insect-rearing processes.

Reinventing Entomophagy for the 21st Century

Olena Kagui | Posted 01.27.2017 | Green
Olena Kagui

"Entomophagy is an evolving term in need of review," says Afton Marina Szasz Halloran, Ph.D Fellow at the University of Copenhagen. Halloran calls for a change in the way we speak about edible insects and entomophagy.

There’s A Good Chance We'll All Be Eating Bugs Very Soon

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 11.06.2015 | Taste

If you ask the average American about eating bugs, their response will likely range from disgust to polite curiosity at best. But in the eyes of New Y...

Joseph Erbentraut

Eating Bugs Has Never Been More Popular, But Will It Ever Go Mainstream? | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 05.06.2015 | Taste

A future in which cricket chips could be found on the shelves of an American grocery store next to their potato- and corn-based peers might not be tha...

VIDEO: Can Eating Bugs Save The World?

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.14.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Candied sesame crickets are not the first ingredient most people would add to a stir fry. But for entomophagist and author Daniella Martin, cooking wi...

Here's Why You Should Start Eating (More) Bugs

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.10.2014 | Taste

Wait, just hear us out. Insects could be the next big thing in food.

5 Restaurants That Make Bugs Taste Delicious

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.01.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Bugs may be the protein of the future, so you might as well learn to love 'em.

PHOTOS: Yep, Those Bugs Are Supposed To Be There

Posted 10.14.2013 | World

There are some amazing chocolates to be found throughout France, from bars to truffles. But French chocolate maker Sylvain Musquar is setting himself ...

LOOK: Scientists Who Snack On Their Studies

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 07.06.2013 | Science

A tube of saggy, bacteria-filled flesh, the deep-sea tubeworm displays a uniquely unappetizing appearance. But marine biologist Peter Girguis and his ...

PHOTOS: Creepy Crawler Cuisine Gets An Upgrade

Posted 05.09.2013 | Taste

Bugs for dinner!

WATCH: The Bugs You Might Be Eating Everyday

Posted 05.02.2013 | Weird News

Remember when you were a kid and you learned that people swallow eight spiders a year and you were totally grossed out? First of all, that's false. Se...

Why You Should Eat Bugs In 2013

Posted 10.11.2013 | Taste

That is, if sustainable eating is important to you.

WATCH: Man Dies After Roach-Eating Contest

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 12.08.2012 | Miami

A South Florida man collapsed and died Friday night after winning a snake in a roach-eating contest. 32-year-old Edward Archbold had signed up to e...

AIDS Soup: Beijing's Newest Delicacy?

Andy Deemer | Posted 10.21.2012 | Home
Andy Deemer

I'd seen bizarre offerings at restaurants across China, but this was the weirdest. Not just AIDS soup, but AIDS Soup with Sheep Placenta.

Unfortunate Taste Test: Silkworm Pupae

So Good | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home
So Good

No one really HAS to try these, but they darn near jumped off the shelf at my favorite Asian market a couple weeks ago, so I figured I had a duty to try them... so you don't have to.

The FDA Allows What In Our Food?

Posted 03.21.2012 | Weird News

Your food has to reach "Food Defect Action Levels" that have been created by the FDA before the regulator will take action against products with forei...

WATCH: A Lavish Insect Feast, And Why We Should Eat Bugs

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

Before you call this video gross, or trendy, or it. David Gracer, an entomophagy (bug eating) expert gives a pretty good case for making wider use of bugs.

Group Offers Multi-Million Dollar Prize To Get People To Eat Bugs

Posted 11.06.2011 | Home

This was the summer of insects in the food world. Dana Goodyear wrote a piece on entomophagy -- insect eating -- in the New Yorker, Daniella Martin wr...

Five Ways To Cook A Cricket

Daniella Martin | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home
Daniella Martin

Crickets taste vaguely like a cross between a shrimp and an almond, and are highly nutritious: when dried, they rival beef pound-for-pound when it comes to protein, and far exceed it in calcium and iron.

What Do Bugs Taste Like, Anyway?

Daniella Martin | Posted 09.17.2011 | Weird News
Daniella Martin

It may have crawled into your consciousness lately that edible insects are the new green thing: for one thing, they are extremely sustainable to raise. Green is good, agree most folks. But how do they taste?

Weekly Mulch: Would You Eat Bugs to Fight Climate Change?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger Maybe it's time for environmentalists prioritize do-it-yourself climate fixes instead of looking to politic...

Edible Bugs: The Greenest Protein Source on Earth

WebEcoist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From WebEcoist: Though [bugs] are relegated to game show gross-out props in much of the West, these creatures are quite eco-friendly as food. Click ...

Forget Beef: Go For Bugs

Ode Magazine | Marco Visscher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Why should we eat insects? Arnold van Huis: "While the world population is growing and our global wealth is advancing, meat consumption is rising dram...