Entomophagy: Innovation in your diet!

Insects on the menu at MyScienceWork

Entomophagy remains little known in Europe and America. However, this new culinary trend that's bringing insects into our dishes, has already won over the rest of the world. MyScienceWork invites you to discover a few edible insects. Dinner time!

Entomophagy remains little known in Europe and America. However, this new culinary trend that's bringing insects into our dishes, has already won over the rest of the world. MyScienceWork invites you to discover a few edible insects. Dinner time!

This article is a translation of “L'entomophagie : une nourriture insolite et innovante” by Timothée Froelich.

 

 

Sources:

Valeurs nutritives

Les neurones des sauterelles à l'étude, October 2012, Sciences et Avenir

Du ragout de chenilles dans un restaurant, February 2013, Le Figaro
Le Dactylotum bicolor : un grillon mutant

 

Find out more:

"UN has a new nutritional, sustainable diet for a hungry world: insects", The Independent, May 2013

[article available on MyScienceWork] : A survey on entomophagy prevalence in Zimbabwe

Entomophagy, Wikipedia page

 

 

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