Those who have long dreamed to taste something new and different, will find it interesting to visit Thailand. Here, dishes cooked of insects are common and popular as nowhere else in the world. You can taste fried cockroaches with garlic, soup of caterpillars and termite eggs cooked in a special way. One of the most common sorts of street food are fried grasshoppers. Without exception, all dishes made of insects are valuable and affordable sources of protein.
Given the fact that the purchase of meat for many indigenous people is an accomplishment, a bag of fried grasshoppers is their only way to get a protein portion that is necessary for the health and keeping fit. Also, experts found out that grasshoppers are superior to many other common products in number of minerals and vitamins. So, it’s safe to say that this exotic food is good for health.
For residents of Thailand, fried insects has long moved into the category of everyday and affordable food, while tourists still treat them as delicacies. It’s better to taste exotic treats at the markets where they are sold in large trays. Some sell very small fried grasshoppers, while others try to offer impressively large locusts. The latter, as experts assure, is much tastier than small ones. Grasshopper is eaten in a special way. It’s better to tear off tough head and tarsus. The popular Thai appetizer tastes a bit like roasted salted seeds. Next - Igunaq Deer Meat in Chukotka
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