[ASC-list] Deep fried Grasshoppers

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http://www.thailandunique.com/edible-insects-bugs

Presented without comment, just a small internal shudder...

(I think a person may have a hard time getting these into Australia.)

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-----Original Message-----
From: asc-list-bounces at lists.asc.asn.au
[mailto:asc-list-bounces at lists.asc.asn.au] On Behalf Of Susan Kirk
Sent: Friday, 22 March 2013 2:23 PM
To: Rob Morrison; Heather Catchpole; Susan Kirk; asc-list at lists.asc.asn.au
Subject: Re: [ASC-list] Deep fried Grasshoppers

Yeah I would rather not do the Australian bugs.  I was thinking something
more exotic and pest like....locusts.  Where would one get this kind of
grub? (hah pun intended) Lab people???

Can you find Rob please?

S

On 22/03/13 1:48 PM, "Rob Morrison" <rob.morrison at flinders.edu.au> wrote:

> Interesting, but that is not the one. The one I refer to (not sure how 
> to find it, but can look with more time) is by a woman and describes a 
> whole range of insects - grasshoppers, cicadas, ants etc from memory, 
> and "bug" was ubiquitous (although from memory only the cicada qualified)!
> 
> I remember it because I was doing an Ockham's Razor talk on how 
> scientists misuse the terminology of their profession, and this was a
small example.
> 
> Rob
> 
> Dr Rob Morrison
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> From: Heather Catchpole [heather at cosmosmedia.com.au]
> Sent: Friday, 22 March 2013 2:12 PM
> To: Rob Morrison; Susan Kirk; asc-list at lists.asc.asn.au
> Subject: Re: [ASC-list] Deep fried Grasshoppers
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> Hi Rob and all
> 
> Here's the article I believe Rob refers to 
> http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/features/the-future-food/
> 
> In which, to be pedantic, only the Oxford professor refers to insects 
> as 'bugs'
> 
> Cheers
> Heather
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> On 22/03/13 2:16 PM, "Rob Morrison" <rob.morrison at flinders.edu.au> wrote:
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>> There was an article about 2-3 years ago in Cosmos. Irritating in 
>> that it referred to all the insects and other animals as "bugs" but 
>> it dealt with a lot of edible invertebrates.
>> 
>> I have done a TV segment on finding and eating Witchetty Grubs, but I 
>> guess that is pretty standard.
>> I baulked at eating them raw, but a quick roll in some hot ashes 
>> transforms them into something like nutty egg white - recommended.
>> 
>> Rob
>> 
>> Dr Rob Morrison
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>> [asc-list-bounces at lists.asc.asn.au] on behalf of Susan Kirk 
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>> Sent: Friday, 22 March 2013 10:25 AM
>> To: asc-list at lists.asc.asn.au
>> Subject: [ASC-list] Deep fried Grasshoppers
>> 
>> Anyone know anything about entomophagy.  Not just the science of it, 
>> the experience too?
>> 
>> Email me off list if you have any resources please.
>> 
>> Thanks
>> 
>> 
>> 
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