Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
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Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
Insects as a protein alternative and solution to our world's food crisis.
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Gastronomic food travel adventures Bizarre food fests around the globe - eTurboNews.com

Gastronomic food travel adventures Bizarre food fests around the globe - eTurboNews.com | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Scouring the globe to discover some of the world’s more bizarre food festivals, cheapflights.com.au, has investigated food festivals devoted to ...
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BugFest, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Only for those with an ironclad stomach (or fans of "Fear Factor"), the annual BugFest, sponsored by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, incorporates insects and creepy crawlers in all of its featured dishes. This festival, on September 21, encourages participants to try bug-inspired foods prepared by local chefs, and fine-tune their entomophagy skills - the practice of eating bugs. Some of last year’s popular dishes included superworm enchiladas and cinnamon-sugar crickets.

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Mealworms: The Other-Other-Other White Meat? | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

Mealworms: The Other-Other-Other White Meat? | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Looking for the perfect holiday entrée? Something nutritious yet easy on the Earth? Something with a subtle, yet distinctive, je-ne-sais-quoi flavor? Have you considered the humble ...
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"Perhaps most important, the authors concluded, was the mealworm’s small land demand."

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