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Eating Insects

Grub's Up! How Eating Insects Could Benefit Your Health

Healthline | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling hungry? How about some spicy grasshoppers with a side of buffalo worms? The thought of consuming such a meal might turn your stomach, but th...

Insects on the Menu

Olena Kagui | Posted 03.21.2016 | Green
Olena Kagui

Wednesday, March 16th was a special day for Prague-based HP and Microsoft employees who were offered insect meals for lunch. The seemingly ordinary ca...

Reinventing Entomophagy for the 21st Century

Olena Kagui | Posted 01.27.2016 | 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.

The Animal Protein That's Healthier Than Beef, Chicken And Pork

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living

It sounds like an ancient proverb, but it's actually a scientific finding: In a battle of little insect versus big cow, insect wins. A study publishe...

The Most Delicious Way To Eat Crickets (We're Not Kidding)

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 04.24.2015 | Taste

Since the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization published a 2013 report touting insects as the sustainable food source of the future, the ...

If Vegans Replaced Plants With Insects, They'd Harm Fewer Animals

Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living

By James McWilliams Until very recently the idea of eating insects was taboo for most first-world consumers. But that’s beginning to change. In ...

This Is Why You Should Be Eating Insects

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.28.2014 | Green

By the year 2100, there will be an estimated 11 billion people living on Earth. With that many mouths to feed, combined with the potential impact ...

Casu Marzu and Nordic Food

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 09.25.2014 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

Its name, after all, does mean "rotten cheese" in Sardinian dialect. It is not an easy cheese to get.

Innovation Earth: Will Real Meat Become Obsolete?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 08.24.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Beef. It's collectively what's for dinner. And with chicken and pork and every other kind of meat, it's increasingly what's for breakfast and lunch. W...

Delicious Creepy Crawly Snacks Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.07.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Our six-legged neighbors could solve the problems of growing poverty.

36 Hours in Houston: Daring Dining

Kerri Allen | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Kerri Allen

Like any good New Yorker, I immediately sought out food. No barbecue nor beans I found. Instead, my fork stumbled onto an unexpected variety of Middle Eastern, Mexican and Vietnamese dishes, each as delectably daring as the next.

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.

The Future of Food: 5 Ingredients That Your Children's Children Will Call Dinner

Vincent Kitirattragarn | Posted 12.10.2013 | Green
Vincent Kitirattragarn

Food companies have the challenge of turning the unpalatable into the delectable and changing long-standing cultural norms about what we put into our mouths. It is possible to fill seven billion bellies with nutrient-rich foods; but we're going to have to embrace some unorthodox ingredients.

Berries Over Bugs

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The ingredient in question is carmine. It's a red dye extracted from the dried, pulverized bodies of the cochineal insect -- an unphotogenic arthropod native to Mexico and South America with a fondness for cactus. Dannon uses carmine in four flavors of Fruit on the Bottom yogurt.

PHOTOS: Creepy Crawler Cuisine Gets An Upgrade

Posted 05.09.2013 | Taste

Bugs for dinner!

Why You Should Eat Bugs In 2013

Posted 10.11.2013 | Taste

That is, if sustainable eating is important to you.

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.

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?

Marcel Dicke: Why Not Eat Insects?

TEDTalks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

2010-12-03-insect.jpgDicke's message to squeamish chefs and foodies? Delicacies like locusts and caterpillars compete with meat in flavor, nutrition and eco-friendliness.

Eating Insects: The Original White Meat

ScienceNews | Janet Raloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You bite into a piece of candy and find a cricket leg. Eewwww. Or notice that raisin in a bowl of cereal has legs and wings. Bam, down the disposal it...