My F&W
quick save (...)
See recent galleries
Slideshow

Andrew Zimmern: Alternative Protein

Slide 5 of 10

Bugs

"Sure, you might have an aversion to eating bugs, but they don’t taste as strange as you’d think. Gene Rurka, international consultant on exotic global foods for the Explorer’s Club in New York, created these bites: banana canapés topped with maggots, worm-zels (worms baked into a pretzel shape), tarantula, scorpion and herb cream cheese on cucumber and teriyaki cockroach. His rule of thumb is that people will try anything as long as they are familiar with two or three ingredients."

Photo courtesy of the Travel Channel.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
advertisement
The Dish
Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
advertisement

Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.