Entomophagy—eating insects and arachnids—continues to be touted as a sustainable and healthy solution for our earth and our bodies. Other countries have long since turned to the critters for nutrition, with delicious meals to boast. The documentary Bugs explores cultures that the global gastronomy of entomophagy. But in the United States, diners aren’t swarming to the bug feast. Perhaps these enticing entomophagy recipes shall open their palates.
Madina Papadopoulos is a New York-based freelance writer, author, and regular contributor to Paste. You can follow her adventures on Instagram and Twitter.