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You might consider nutritional angle. Termites have considerably more protein than a steak, for example and that protein has more amino acids essential to our diet than any other animal.
Insects can be ‘farm raised’. You can breed them like cattle, and in a smaller space with less odor!
They could be marketed as a simple solution to world hunger. (Many nations already commonly eat insets, by way.) There are over five million species roaming earth, so we would definitely enjoy more variety in our dishes.
Rather than being crop destroyers, they would be crop.
If you are curious, why don’t you pick up book, 'Entertaining with Insects', and try out a few dishes at your next formal dinner party. And chefs, consider colorful presentations you could make! Real butterflies……
I’ll bet that if you dipped them in chocolate you could get almost anyone to try one.
...We ate in a seafood restaurant last night and I sadly passed on lobster tail.
"Entertaining with Insects" may be found at http:www.bestplacetoeat.com/healthyeating.html by Kathleen Brack Webmistress: BestPlacetoEat.com, BestRestaurants.us
Kathleen Brack. BFA Design and Fine Art. Has worked in the restaurant industry as well as in medical care where she became interested in nutrition and holistic health practices. She later became an Art Director for a broadcasting company. Her illustrations have been published in major magazines, and she is recipient of many Art and Literature Awards.