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Grub’s up: is entomophagy our future?

Insects are the last things many would associate with a meal. They buzz, bite and butcher our food. They’re pests to be controlled. As I sauté my locusts a nutty – slightly burning – waft of baked mealworms rises from the oven. It’s the end of a long day and I’m craving a Papa Johns’ … Continue reading

Dans le noir?

My fingers probe blindly before sinking into a slimy, lukewarm unknown. It gives way as I grab and scoop it toward my gaping mouth. It’s meaty, spiced and sweet. I feel a dull pat as a portion leaps onto my clean jeans. Tagine, I guess. Behind me, somewhere, a disembodied voice stage whispers: “Wouldn’t this … Continue reading

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