[Sca-cooks] Edible Bugs

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Wed Jun 23 05:35:29 PDT 2010

On Jun 23, 2010, at 1:24 AM, Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:

> On Jun 22, 2010, at 8:01 PM, Kingstaste wrote:
>> I have been asked if I know of a source for edible grasshoppers and
>> crickets.  I can Google this myself, but I thought I'd ask here to see if
>> anyone has any experience with this sort of ingredient, and if so, what
>> sources did you find? 
> A friend of my son's is a producer for a morning radio show at Fordham University, and she recently did a piece involving a Mexican chef in New York (I think) who fed her grasshopper tacos. I've just dropped her a note asking if she can get me his name.
> Sources as in sources for insects, or preparation guides?
> If the latter, there's always Calvin Schwabe's "Unmentionable Cuisine", which would sure have pretty detailed instructions...
> I'll let you know if I hear anything from Brennan's friend.

I found this on the WFUV archive site, their Cityscape program from May 22nd, I believe:


I haven't heard the whole thing, but it mentions the name of the restaurant and the chef in question...


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