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Pear Tart Sprinkled With Weaver Ants and Queen Ants

Mmmm, dessert! A flaky, cinnamon-flecked pear tart, dusted with weaver and queen ants. Although the queen ants were a little large, I enjoyed the airy, thread-like weaver ants, whose tiny little legs, when eaten collectively, reminded me of Chinese pork floss.

Would I sign up for a dinner dedicated solely to bugs anytime soon? Probably not. But I was shocked how, by the middle of the meal, I'd become (almost) completely desensitized to the idea of consuming ants, larvae, and beetles. Had I turned crazy? Perhaps. A little more open-minded? Definitely.

finzup finzup 7 years
great job, I totally could not eat any of that...
nancita nancita 7 years
WOW! I am very impressed. Not just by the fact that you ate bugs but by the fact that you had such insightful things to say about them!
Soniabonya Soniabonya 7 years
Perhaps you just went into shock and the voice that would scream "no no no!" dropped in a dead faint. :) Were all the bugs already dead when you ate them? I can't imagine trying to eat ants that are still moving. . .
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