Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating Insects

Man Eating Bugs The Art and Science of Eating Insects The team behind the critically and popularly acclaimed anthropological photoessays MATERIAL WORLD and WOMEN IN THE MATERIAL WORLD make their debut on our list with this oddly tantalizing book about a

The team behind the critically and popularly acclaimed anthropological photoessays MATERIAL WORLD and WOMEN IN THE MATERIAL WORLD make their debut on our list with this oddly tantalizing book about a subject that s creeping into prominence insects as food for people With the distinctive blend of thoughtful cultural inquiry, intrepid exploration, and sumptuous photographyThe team behind the critically and popularly acclaimed anthropological photoessays MATERIAL WORLD and WOMEN IN THE MATERIAL WORLD make their debut on our list with this oddly tantalizing book about a subject that s creeping into prominence insects as food for people With the distinctive blend of thoughtful cultural inquiry, intrepid exploration, and sumptuous photography that has earned them worldwide renown, the authors document the practice and history of entomophagy around the globe, discovering that insects are a nutritious, plentiful, and varied food source From Mexico, where people celebrate the annual Jumile Festival with bug hunts and beauty queens, to China, where whole families make their livings from scorpion ranches, over a dozen bug eating countries including the USA are profiled in MAN EATING BUGS Each chapter examines a culture through a stunning array of location photos, interviews with locals, and highlights from the authors field journals, as well as carefully photographed indigenous recipes A colorful, beautiful, and intelligent book Awards1999 James Beard Award WinnerFrom the Hardcover edition.

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  1. This book has fantastic photographs and first hand accounts of eating bugs The husband and wife team behind this project give their accounts of not only eating bugs, but how they got in the situation to eat the bugs where they went, who they talked to, who they met It s really fascinating The photographs taken by the husband part of the team are incredible, beautiful, National Geographic quality.I thought I had an incredibly strong stomach, but some of the things these folks ate made me kind of [...]


  2. I m not sure what category to put this in it is a food book, and has a lot of amazing dishes in it, but probably none that most readers will ever try This is a book to gross yourself and others with and to learn what diversity is out there in food choices Shauri often reminds me that shrimp are just ocean bugs and that we only don t eat bugs because we ve been conditioned not to think of them as food I hope that most of my bug eating days are behind me Shauri and I met at a wilderness treatment [...]


  3. Man Eating Bugs By Peter Menzel and Faith D aluisoMan eating bugs is a detailed recount of a pair of journalists travels across the world exploring the phenomenon of eating insects and arachnids This practice is called entomophagy They travel to Australia, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Mexico, South Africa, Uganda, Peru, Venezuela, and The United States sampling all the entomological cuisine They share meals with everyone from every day scorpion farmers in China to people rumoured to be can [...]


  4. This book is what it is It s a food travel diary with some cool pictures I enjoyed it The writing was pretty entertaining, though fairly repetitive Wish it had tried harder in terms of information, like an actual breakdown of the nutrients in various bugs or about the statement made in the beginning that most people s food preferences are established by age 5 or 6 Where did he get that from I would really like to know about that Would have liked to know about the whole diets and health of dif [...]


  5. Confession I have NOT read this book cover to cover However I HAVE looked at every picture My wife bought this cookbook many years back She is a very strict vegetarian, so I had real fears as to where this cookbook was leading However this was a good object lesson what one culture considers to be a delicacy, might be another culture s taboo So I had to think of how I love Marin County raw oysters, French escargot cooked , and how addicted I have become to Unagi sushi speak eel Then how can I pas [...]


  6. This book has been on my mind ever since I checked it out of the library a few years ago I want to own it.The photos are beautiful and terrifying The stories are witty and personal, as if your good friends are flippin through their travel photos and describing the scenes just for you.I almost wish I couldn t imagine what a scorpion farm sounds like, but thanks to this book, I can Forever.


  7. It s one a my favourite book about entomophagy.You will learn a lot about new culture and the science of eating insect.But important you will travel and open up your mind to new cultures.I found a book review opengrowd book book review


  8. Absolutely fabulous The pictures The culture snippets The recipes The gross out factor The back and forth dialogue of a marriage He loves it, she s a bit reticent My favorite cookbook of all times Not that I have actually been able to get the ingredients, mind you One day, I am going to do a traveling pilgrimage to this book.


  9. This is a great book for anyone who ever thought about eating a bug It helps you understand that many cultures throughout the world view entomophagy bug eating as normal behavior It is presented in a travelogue fashion with loads of gorgeous pictures mostly of bugs.


  10. I tried to read this all the way through truly I did But the topic of eating insects no matter how beautiful the pictures are.I m beginning to feel nauseous just thinking about it Like his other books, this one takes a pictorial look at bug eating throughout the world.




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