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Eating Bugs

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 | Food
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 | Food
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 | Food
Daniel Klein

Before you call this video gross, or trendy, or sensationalist...watch 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 | Food

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 | Food
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...