[ASC-list] Deep fried Grasshoppers

Rob Morrison rob.morrison at flinders.edu.au
Fri Mar 22 04:04:08 UTC 2013


Here it is


Raloff, Janet;  Insect Cuisine;  Cosmos, Issue 23, Oct/Nov 2008, pp66-71

She is in the USA, so it deals with a wide variety of creatures in different continents.

Hope that helps,

Rob
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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
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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/
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> In which, to be pedantic, only the Oxford professor refers to insects as
> 'bugs'
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> Cheers
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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
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>> Anyone know anything about entomophagy.  Not just the science of it, the
>> experience too?
>>
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>> Thanks
>>
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