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Insect Cookbook : Food for a Sustainable Planet (Paperback) (Arnold van Huis & Henk Van Gurp & Marcel

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The Definitive Guide to Insects as a Sustainable Food Source

In The Insect Cookbook, two entomologists and a chef make the case for insects as a sustainable source of protein for humans and a necessary part of our future diet. They provide consumers and chefs with the essential facts about insects for culinary use, with recipes simple enough to make at home yet boasting the international flair of the world's most chic dishes.

"Invite politicians to dinner and let them tell the world how delicious it is.... They will proudly go around and say, 'I ate crickets, I ate locusts, and they were delicious.'"--Kofi Annan

The Insect Cookbook features delicious recipes and interviews with top chefs, insect farmers, political figures, and nutrition experts, including chef René Redzepi, whose establishment was elected three times as "best restaurant of the world"; Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations; and Daniella Martin of Girl Meets Bug. The book contains all you need to know about cooking with insects, where to buy them, which ones are edible, and how to store and prepare them at home and in commercial spaces.

Number of Pages: 191
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine, Nature
Sub-Genre: Insects + Spiders, Specific Ingredients / Natural Foods, Environmental Conservation + Protection
Series Title: Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Author: Arnold van Huis & Henk Van Gurp & Marcel Dicke
Language: English
Street Date: December 22, 2015
TCIN: 50098128
UPC: 9780231166850
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-1047
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