Thursday, 20 June 2013 - 05:56
Dutch Embassy Event to Serve Critters
On June 26, the Dutch Embassy will organize a dialogue on sustainable food source, insects, according to The Washington Post reports. The event will feature a tasting presentation of cicadas, meal worms, and crickets. George Arriola/flickr The discussion will include various speakers like Daniella Martin, host of an internet show entitled Girl Meets Bug. She will also be preparing insects for the tasting part of the event. University of Maryland professor Michael Raupp and Marcel Dicke will also be present. Dicke is the author of bug cookbook Het Insectenkookboek. “Insects could provide a nutritional alternative for people without the massive use of natural resources," Ambassador Rudolf Bekink said in a news release.