It is the larvae of Rhynchophorus Ferrugineus. The larval grub is considered a delicacy in much of Southeast Asia. "Sago Delight", or "Fried Sago Worms" are considered a speciality in Malaysia. Sago grubs have been described as creamy tasting when raw, and like bacon or meat when cooked.
2. Bamboo Worms
The Bamboo Borer (Omphisa fuscidentalis) is a moth of the Crambidae family. Their habitats are the bamboo groves and forest of northern Thailand. Due to its appearance, it is commonly called "rot duan", meaning the express train.
Grasshoppers are eaten as a good source of protein, minerals and vitamins. Sometimes they are placed in water for 24 hours, after which they can be boiled or eaten raw, sun-dried, fried, flavoured with spices, such as garlic, onions, chile, drenched in lime, and used in soup or as a filling for various dishes.
Crickets, family Gryllidae, are insects somewhat related to grasshoppers. There are more than 900 species.
-Packaging : Aluminum foil bag 21 cm. x 13 cm.-No preservatives
-Weight 50 g.
-Ingredient : Crickets, salt
-Low fat, high protein
-Price : USD8 per bag
5. Red ants (weaver ants), larvae and
In areas of India, and throughout Burma and Thailand, a paste of the weaver ant is served as a condiment with curry.Weaver ant eggs and larvae, as well as the ants, may be used in a Thai salad, yam , in a dish called yam khai mot daeng or red ant egg salad, a dish that comes from the Issan or north-eastern region of Thailand.
- Packaging : Can
- Ingredient : The mix of ants, larvae and their eggs in a brine.
- No preservatives
- Price : USD32 per can
- Weight 500 g.
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