Sunday, June 16, 2013

Cockroach and caterpillar sushi to save the world

Insect Sushi (Tony McNicol)
A selection of insect sushi. From front left to back right: sakura moth caterpillar; joro spider; privet-hawk moth larva; Madagascar cockroach; Asian hornet larvae; dobson fly larva; Japanese cicada; green tree ant larvae.
Tokyo resident Shoichi Uchiyama is the author of "Fun Insect Cooking".
His blog on the topic gets 400 hits a day. He believes insects could one day be the solution to food shortages and that rearing bugs at home could dispel food safety worries. [more]

Fun fact: It is estimated that there are 40 tonnes of insects on Earth for every human.

Image Copyright: Tony McNicol

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