ENTOMOPHAGY:

The practice of eating insects

Entomo = insect          Phagy = eat

Eating insects is good for our health and good for the environment.
Be bug-curious!

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CSIRO Edible Insect Symposium

CSIRO Edible Insect Symposium

Nicole was delighted to attend the CSIRO Edible Insect Symposium in Brisbane, Australia - developing Australia's edible insect research and industry to improve environmental, health and cultural outcomes. It was great to be among like-minds and kindred spirits who all...

Insects as future food in Australia

Insects as future food in Australia

We love it when edible insects feature on mainstream media. Australia’s public broadcaster ABC TV have produced a series of programs examining the food we eat in Australia and how we can possibly manage the sustainability challenges of population growth and climate...

Edible insects for dinner

Edible insects for dinner

edible insects are food of the future because they are nutritious and sustainable. Find out what this Australian family thought of them

Providing expert nutrition consulting services

Introducing Nicole and Jane, nutritionists and foodies with a social and environmental conscience, seeking to educate the community about eating insects and helping insects-as-food businesses to grow.

Latest Recipes

Egg, spinach and bush tomato mealworm breakfast sandwich

Egg, spinach and bush tomato mealworm breakfast sandwich

A deliciously simple #bugs4breakfast idea. Ingredients2 slices wholegrain bread, toasted2 teaspoons whole egg mayonnaise1 egg1 handful baby spinach leaves1 heaped tablespoon roasted mealworms with bush tomato seasoning Simply toast two slices of your favourite...

Quick Seed Bread with Za’atar and crickets

Quick Seed Bread with Za’atar and crickets

Makes 10-12 slices Preparation time: 15 min Cooking time: 45 min Ingredients Oil spray 1½ cups wholemeal flour ¼ cup besan (lentil) flour ¼ cup cricket powder (plus 10 whole crickets for garnish, if desired) 1/4 cup sunflower seeds, toasted ¼ cup black sesame seeds 1...

‘Crickets Rock’ Cakes

‘Crickets Rock’ Cakes

Makes 12 Preparation time: 10 min Cooking time: 15-20 min 1 cup self raising flour ½ cup wholemeal self-raising flour ¼ cup cricket powder 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1 teaspoon baking powder 115g margarine spread ½ cup (80g) sultanas ¼ cup mixed peel 1/3 cup (75g) raw...

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Grubbing bugs: Can we get over the 'ick' factor? https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2020/06/grubbing-bugs-can-we-get-over-the-ick-factor/ #edibleinsects #entomophagy

Please, Bug Out: 8 Things You Should Know About Cooking with Insects https://www.chowhound.com/food-news/206786/a-guide-to-eating-bugs/ @CHOW #edibleinsects #entomophagy

Yucky or yummy? Experts clash over APAC’s insect-based food potential https://www.foodnavigator-asia.com/Article/2020/04/10/Yucky-or-yummy-Experts-clash-over-APAC-s-insect-based-food-potential#.XqkpO1Ci8cM.twitter #edibleinsects #entomophagy

The faces of climate action in Sydney including Skye from @Bugshop1 https://www.timeout.com/sydney/things-to-do/the-faces-of-climate-action-in-sydney #edibleinsects #entomophagy #environment

Insect fat the new butter replacement? Researchers see potential in bakery products https://www.foodnavigator.com/Article/2020/03/03/Insect-fat-the-new-butter-replacement-Researchers-see-potential-in-bakery-products#.XmCVN_rFJlU.twitter #edibleinsects #entomophagy

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