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    Dehydrated Cricket

    Dehydrated Cricket

    Crickets are probably the best edible insects to try entomophagy for the first time. They have a nice appearance and their taste familiar, something similar to walnut. One package contains about 60 crickets lightly salted. Their shelf life is one year.    

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Crickets are probably the best edible insects to try entomophagy for the first time. They have a nice appearance and their taste familiar, something similar to walnut. One package contains about 60 crickets lightly salted. Their shelf life is one year.    

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The good reasons to eat crickets

Crickets are traditionally among the most eaten insects in the world, including Mexico, Thailand and Cambodia. Fried, boiled, sautéed, stewed... Crickets can be cooked in many ways and go well with all kinds of ingredients, from the most exotic to the most common ones. With their subtle nutty flavor, they are considered by many insects eaters the tastiest edible insects. Like most other edible insects, crickets have a high level of minerals, protein and calcium.

Crickets to share with friends and family

Those bugs are perfect for your parties. Friends and family members will be very surprised to find crickets on the table like they were regular crackers. Crickets may very well replace any finger food to eat while having a few drinks. You can dip them in a sauce of your choice. We think that they taste better with a spicy tomato sauce. Crickets can also be incorporated into exotic or even traditional recipes. Its high level of protein makes it an excellent healthy and balanced food.

Crickets as healthy food

As most edible insects, crickets contains a high level of protein. They are also rich in vitamins, minerals and fatty acids such as omega-3. And they are low fat! So, you already have two good reasons to try crickekts. If the idea of eating insects still bothers you, think about shrimps... These sea creatures are far uglier than the small crickets, don't you think? So do not hesitate to try the experiment of entomophagy starting with the delicious crickets!

Cricket farming

Crickets eaten in Europe are mostly domestic type, known as Acheta domestica. They usually measure between 16 and 20 mm and are fed mainly on plants. Rarely seen but often heard in the wild, they are known for the characteristic sounds they emit. In summer time, male crickets chirp by rubbing their elytra to attract females for mating. Our crickets are fed exclusively on fruits and vegetable , which is the staple diet of breeding crickets. In general, breeding crickets is easy, the only drawback being the noise... 

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By Jade Pierrat The 2015-01-13

Une étape avant tant d'autres

Les grillons natures, on peut dire que cela déménage. Mais c'est un peu fade. Par contre je vois bien cela mélangé dans des recettes ou assaisonnés. J'ai vu que cela existait, je pense que cela sera mon prochain achat.

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Dehydrated Cricket

Dehydrated Cricket

Crickets are probably the best edible insects to try entomophagy for the first time. They have a nice appearance and their taste familiar, something similar to walnut. One package contains about 60 crickets lightly salted. Their shelf life is one year.    

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