Présentation de l'éditeur
An introduction to the intriguing world of edible insects. complete with 60 gourmet recipes and lavishly illustrated in colour. The most wholesome source of protein on earth can be found right in your back garden! Insects have been a staple food of almost every indigenous culture not only because of their delicious flavour but also they provide a more complete protein than soy meat or fish and are concentrated sources of calcium niacin magnesium potassium the B vitamins and many other nutrients. CREEP CRAWLY CUISINE tells you everything you need to know to make insects a part of your diet. It includes an overview of the use edible insects by indeginous cultres. Information on where to obtain insects and how to store them and over 60 gourmet recipes complete with stunning colour photographs that let you take the cooking of insects to dazzling culinary heights.
Biographie de l'auteur
Dr. Julieta Ramos-Elorduy is the world's leading authority on edible insects. She has worked extensively with Native American tribes in Mexico and is a professor in the Institute of Biology at the National University of Mexico in Mexico City. Peter Menzel is one of Napa Valley's leading photographers. He is the author of Material World: A Global Family Portrait.