Once you get over the ew of eating spicy grasshoppers or a creamy winged-ant salsa, you’ll find some high-protein cuisine that is organic and definitely tasty. Really. For centuries it wasn’t meat that sustained Aztec warriors but protein-rich, fat-free stink bugs, mescal worms and fly eggs. Mexico has the world’s highest number of edible insects and many of them aren’t all that odd when you sit them alongside caviar, prawns and escargot. Here are the most common edible bugs in Mexico and where to sample them.
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