Critter Fritters This Weekend, the Museum of Science & History Presents a New Approach to Dining
Wells, Judy, The Florida Times Union
The Mayans preferred their corn on the cob with an infestation of corn ear worms. The Balinese call dragonflies sky prawns. And in rural South Africa, mopane worms are such delicacies that during their harvests, worm burglars pose a constant threat.
If properly prepared, would filet of fly taste as good as filet mignon?
Tonight and tomorrow, David George Gordon, author of The Eat-A-Bug Cookbook (Ten Speed Press), will be at the Museum of Science & History to show us exactly what we have been missing. Tonight, he will be head chef for "X-Cuisine," a benefit that offers an opportunity to sample wines and exotic foods such as kangaroo, emu, scorpion scaloppine, …
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Publication information: Article title: Critter Fritters This Weekend, the Museum of Science & History Presents a New Approach to Dining. Contributors: Wells, Judy - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: September 8, 2000. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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