For the Adventurous Eater, Caterpillar and Cockroach Recipes

The Jamaican Web site, the Gleaner, posted recipes for dishes featuring caterpillars and cockroaches.

April 19, 2010

The Jamaican Web site, the Gleaner, posted recipes for dishes featuring caterpillars and cockroaches.

The site noted that caterpillars are a popular food source because they are common over most of the world. They can be eaten raw, fried, baked or even dried and stored for use at a later date.

As far as cockroaches, the Web site reports that they are best served simmered in vinegar then boiled with butter, farina flour, pepper and salt to make a paste.

Source: The Gleaner