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The Insect Cookbook: Food for a Sustainable Planet

Arnold van Huis, Marcel Dicke, and Henk van Gurp


This book makes the case for insects as a sustainable source of protein for humans and a necessary part of our future diet. It provides consumers and chefs with the essential facts about insects for culinary use, with recipes simple enough to make at home yet boasting the international flair of the world's most chic dishes. The book features delicious recipes and interviews with top chefs, insect farmers, political figures, and nutrition experts, including chef René Redzepi, whose establishment was elected three times as “best restaurant of the world”; Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of t ... More

Keywords: cooking insects, protein, future diet, insect recipes, insect farmers, nutrition, edible insects

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780231166843
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231166843.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Arnold van Huis, author

Marcel Dicke, author

Henk van Gurp, author

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