That bug you stepped on today may be your dinner tomorrow

That bug you stepped on today may be your dinner tomorrow

Is all this horse meat turning up in burgers and tacos giving you a case of run-away-from-the-table? This story ought to restore your appetite. It seems 2013 is shaping up as the year of creepy crawly cuisine. Already considered tasty morsels in various parts of the world, caterpillars and ants and their insect buddies are poised to go mainstream. A United Nations organization has already compiled a list of 1,909 incredible edibles and will hold a conference this year, while London will stage “Pestival 2013,” featuring yummies from the grub-breaking restaurant Noma. Feeling squeamish? Then listen to chef Rene Redzepi: “Honey is the vomit of a bee. Think of that the next time you pour it into your tea.” [Source]