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Video:Famine Food Legends #3: Bug Bites


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JL
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Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Sunday September 1, 2013, 12:46 pm
I think if you were raised from birth eating insects, it would be as natural as breathing air. We who weren't raised that way just have to get past the mental aversion and heeby jeebies. It may become necessary for survival. Not such a big deal overall. Thanks Judi.
 

Michael Kirkby (85)
Sunday September 1, 2013, 2:23 pm
They're a great source of protein. Grasshoppers fried in a little sesame with peanut sauce are delicious. You can keep your salsa chips although I do like guacamole. I just couldn't bring myself to eat dried and fried tarantula though. It's all in the way they're prepared. Insects just like meat have to be cooked. Otherwise you run the risks of getting ill.
 

JL A. (275)
Sunday September 1, 2013, 2:24 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Michael because you have done so within the last day.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Sunday September 1, 2013, 4:14 pm
Noted and then there's weevil oatmeal cookies. Four and twenty weevils baked,,, lah, lah, lah.
 

JL A. (275)
Sunday September 1, 2013, 4:30 pm
LOL Theodore. You cannot currently send a star to Theodore because you have done so within the last day.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Monday September 2, 2013, 4:14 am
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JL A. (275)
Monday September 2, 2013, 7:15 am
You are welcome Jonathan
 

Birgit W. (144)
Monday September 2, 2013, 2:47 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

JL A. (275)
Monday September 2, 2013, 2:53 pm
You are welcome Birgit
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Monday September 2, 2013, 5:57 pm
Thanks JL A.--great series of posts.
 

John S. (304)
Tuesday September 3, 2013, 3:36 am
I wasn't raised eating insects and actually like Mopani worms, and believe many visitors to Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa and Zambia enjoy them also.
 

Lona Goudswaard (70)
Tuesday September 3, 2013, 8:13 am
Insects are great source of protein so it's a good thing people in Western countries are getting over their aversions and trying this food source. As more insect-based products become available, more people will start to make them part of their diet.
 

caroline schnettler (80)
Tuesday September 3, 2013, 8:27 am
Of course, they are a great source of protein... But no, thanks, I won't eat fried tarantula, NO WAY!!!!
 
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