Eating Bugs, Pt. 2: the Cicada Edition

From the Columbia Missourian by Melissa Klauda

Cicada hatches at Lake of the Ozarks State Park on May 25.

Wondering what to do with all those periodical cicadas creeping across your lawn, preparing to inundate your trees and unleash their cacophonous chorus?

The answer is simple: Cook ’em up and eat ’em…

Jenna Jadin of the University of Maryland Cicadamaniacs offers a Cicadalicious recipe for Emergence Cookies. “These should look like cicadas emerging out of a little pile of chunky mud!”

How about cicada-portobella quiche? Or “El Chirper” tacos?

Read more . . .

See also: TED Talk on bug snacks.


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