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Okey , saw frozen silkworms at Vietnamese Market

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  1. tongix

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    Me and my family were at the Hongkong supermarket today. They sell frozen silkworms in packets They re big fat worms with orangy color. I bet these are high source of protein in Vietnamee cuisine. Anyone tried them

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  2. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

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    They're delicious. Clean out a jalepeno, slide in half, fill with cheese and bacon and a couple silk worms. Put on grill for about 15 minutes. Good eating.
     

  3. Huaco Kid

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    Frozen? Saving all the fresh stuff for the regulars, I see.

    I'll eat anything at least once. I recently had crocodile and iguana while out of the country.

    After seeing an Eskimo eat the eyeballs first, out of all the fish we caught, I had to step up.
     
  4. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    Frozen silkworms? That's messed up. In the old country, we eat freshly killed ones.

    They pop in your mouth.

    BTW, that's rich people's food. Peasants can't afford silkworms.
     
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  5. G17Jake

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    The poor have grubs though, right?
     
  6. certifiedfunds

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    Will they accept EBT cards?
     
  7. Deamer

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    The Thai store my wife goes to has frozen ant eggs. Haven't tried them though.
     
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    Thai don't eat ant egg raw, it's usually mixed into foods to give a crunchy texture. Now deep fried grasshopper with some Thai chili sauce , that's some good stuff
     
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    I've eaten it a few times, but not recently. I remember it being good, but powdery.
     
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    So how was it?

    Ive had crickets before. Vinegar and salt flavor. They where delicious.
     
  11. certifiedfunds

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    That's discusting
     
  12. Huaco Kid

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    I cheated and made sure to gish them up with my knife while digging them out because I didn't want to experience the "pop" factor.

    I also made sure to dunk them well in the seal oil (which I actually didn't mind). I could tell they would have been kind of sweet / tangy if not for the oil to camouflage it.
     
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    I had ant larva in an egg dish in southern Mexico once, not bad, but nothing great about them.
     
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    wat


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  15. tongix

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    SOme Asian superstitious belief put them in the category of aphrodisiacs. Make more wormy babies, hahaha...
     
  16. fnfalman

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    Crickets, actually.
     
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    How do you know?

    If they are home raised and fed things like fruit instead of whatever crap they eat in the wild...and then cooked properly they are great.

    I guarantee that if I fed them to you and you didnt know what it was, you'd like it.

    Reminds me of when I introduced a young girl to calamari. I didnt tell her what it was. She really liked it. Soon as I told her it was squid, she wouldnt eat anymore.
     
  18. G17Jake

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    I think it is a joke regarding the misspelling of the word.
     
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    Well you have a point. Maybe if you feed em fruit
     
  20. CitizenOfDreams

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    One would think a walking stick should make a better aphrodisiac than a worm... :dunno: