Eating insects for food

Experts from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN agreed with the opinion of scientists that should convince people to eat insects instead of meat.Firstly, in cricket and grasshoppers as much protein as a piece of meat for the steak.Secondly, their growth is much cheaper and requires less space.Experts note that the edible for humans are about 1400 species of insects.They are eaten in 36 African, 29 Asian and 23 countries in North and South America.And in some states of insects is considered a delicacy in others - the insects are part of the daily diet.

And if Mexico's fried insects you can buy just a tray with a street vendor, then in other Western countries such dishes - it is rather a refinement, which is served in expensive restaurants.For example, a New York restaurant of the Explorers Club, "annually arranges a reception during which serves dishes from the insects.

But in China, everywhere you can see the fried grasshoppers, which are sold on wooden sticks.
Many people in various parts of the world consider this locust plague.But do not mexicans. In Mexico, especially in its southern regions, in addition to all kinds of tortillas, and you'll find fried grasshoppers, wrapped in fresh tortillas.
The Chinese have a humorous talk about his gastronomic tastes: "We eat everything that flies except planes, everything that has four legs except the table and chairs.Of course, China is in the use of insects - in front of the entire planet.Many restaurants specialize exclusively on dishes made with insects.
  In a lot of people only thought about what to eat this mountain of larvae can cause severe aversion.
But the Chinese are less squeamish. They are ready to absorb even the fried scorpions on skewers. After all, the taste - it's important ...
This is a real exotic for tourists but for local - the absolute ordinariness: everything that crawls, will be used for food.
Would you like to snack between meals? How's that fried to a crunch-fried spider?Cambodians, he is even to taste.
While many people, so many tastes.In Thailand, for example, more like fried water beetles.
Tourists traveling normally try new dishes.And a growing number of tourists insect hits the spot.Take, for example, at least this Australian.