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Offline kdefay

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Re: Insects as a topping
« Reply #20 on: April 20, 2014, 11:13:20 PM »
Oh nooooo...

He found "A BUG" on his pizza.  He better not come to my place, or he may just with one covered in tasty bugs...


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Re: Insects as a topping
« Reply #21 on: May 20, 2014, 06:48:35 PM »
Ah Badabing Pizza in Tacoma, WA, has many crazy things for pizza toppings, including Grubs, Slugs, Bovine Testicles, and Crickets. However, I have never request any of them on my pizza, though many others have.

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Re: Insects as a topping
« Reply #22 on: June 30, 2014, 04:39:44 PM »
Kirk,

It looks like you are ahead of the curve where you are in Thailand. I was reading an article at http://www.bakingbusiness.com/articles/news_home/Supplier_Innovations/2014/06/IFT14Bugs_lab_burgers_biotechn.aspx?ID=%7b9DCD2E00-9708-493A-8E0C-CE73791B2226%7d&e=%%emailaddr%% where the matter of how to feed the growing populations worldwide was discussed. This included meat alternatives. And, in that vein, insects as foods was discussed as follows:

Another option may bug some U.S. consumers – crickets and other insects are being used as a protein source in such products as energy bars.

“Exo is an example of a company that is trying to make the practice of eating bugs more Westernized,” Ms. Chapman said.

Brooklyn-based Exo makes protein bars formulated with flour from dried crickets.
(see Exo protein bar photo below)

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Re: Insects as a topping
« Reply #23 on: June 30, 2014, 04:55:21 PM »
Cricket flour. What a great idea. And another option for people who think they need high protein to make good pizza.  :-D
I love pigs. They convert vegetables into bacon.

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Re: Insects as a topping
« Reply #24 on: June 30, 2014, 06:06:25 PM »
Cricket flour for dusting your peel....`makes the pizza seemingly jump right off your peel!! `

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Re: Insects as a topping
« Reply #25 on: June 30, 2014, 06:19:33 PM »
Cricket flour for dusting your peel....`makes the pizza seemingly jump right off your peel!! `

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I love pigs. They convert vegetables into bacon.

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Re: Insects as a topping
« Reply #26 on: July 01, 2014, 05:08:42 PM »
Some countries do this out of desperation rather than by choice. Some people do it for the novelty or thrill to say they did it. However, we all eat insects on a regular basis without realizing it. Many insects get into our processed foods. So much, that the FDA has what they consider an "Acceptable level of filth" for different foods that are sold to the public. Personally, I avoid eating insects.

Just for the record: It is estimated that we eat about 10 pounds of dirt in our lifetime.

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Re: Insects as a topping
« Reply #27 on: July 01, 2014, 05:13:57 PM »
Some countries do this out of desperation rather than by choice. Some people do it for the novelty or thrill to say they did it. However, we all eat insects on a regular basis without realizing it. Many insects get into our processed foods. So much, that the FDA has what they consider an "Acceptable level of filth" for different foods that are sold to the public. Personally, I avoid eating insects.

Just for the record: It is estimated that we eat about 10 pounds of dirt in our lifetime.
Tom, how much filth is in beer...no wait, I prolly don`t really want to know.  :-\

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Re: Insects as a topping
« Reply #28 on: July 02, 2014, 01:44:26 PM »
LOL, not sure


 

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