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Ever been tempted by the thought of trying juicy deep fried mealworms, proteinrich cricket flower, or swapping your Walkers for salt and vinegar flavoured grasshoppers? If so then you are not alone! Over 2 billion people regularly eat insects as part of their diet, and the world is home to around 1,900 edible insect species.
For adventurous foodies and daring dieters comes the newest way to save the planet, eat more protein, and tickle taste buds. But this isn’t an insect cookbook. Instead it’s an informative field guide: exploring the origins of insect eating, offering tips on finding edible bugs and serving up a few delicious ideas of how to eat them once you’ve tracked them down!
It includes a comprehensive list on edible insects and where to find them, how to prepare them, their versatile usage and nutritional value as well as a few recipes. A bug-eating checklist covering all known edible bugs so readers can mark off the ones they’ve eaten and seek out new delicacies concludes the book.
This is a perfect introduction to the weird, wonderful, and adventurous side of entomophagy.
Discover the incredible, edible science that happens every time you cook, bake, or eat with this children's book that is part-cookbook, part-science reference.
This exciting kids' book tackles all the tasty science questions you have about food - plus plenty more that you hadn't even thought of! Science You Can Eat will transform your kitchen into an awesome lab through 20 fun food experiments.
This quest of gastronomic wonder is so much more than just another science book for kids! It explores the science of food by asking questions you're hungry to know the answers to and putting them to the test through fun experiments.
Cooking is just delicious chemistry, and the science experiments in this adorable kids cookbook will prove it. Once you understand science, you understand food. Find out why popcorn goes "pop" as you test it out for yourself. Explore how taste is affected by smell, know if carrots really can turn you orange, and finally discover whether eating insects is the future of food.
There is a fantastic mix of fun facts and knowledge, context, and science experiments for kids in this educational book. The experiments are easy to execute at home with things you have around the kitchen. The instructions are detailed but easy to understand, so some kids could even adventure solo through its pages.
Enjoy the delightful weirdness of tricking your taste buds, making slime taste delicious, investigating some of the strangest flavors around, and extracting iron from your cereal!
Science You Can Eat helps your little one understand what's happening with their food and why. Each page is guaranteed to leave you hungry for more - we'd wager even adults will learn a thing or two from this culinary escapade.
Explore, Experiment, And Learn!
Explore the world of weird, mind-blowing, and often gloriously revolting (but tasty) science behind the food we eat; from why onions make us cry to the sticky science of chewing gum.
Packed with activities for kids that allow you to use the power of science in the most delicious way. You'll concoct color-changing potions, make scrumptious ice-cream in an instant, and much, much more.
Embark on this incredible edible adventure with TV presenter Stefan Gates AKA "The Gastronaut" and turn the things we eat from the ordinary into the extraordinary.
Some of food fueled science you'll learn about:
- Unusual foods
- The world's smelliest fruit
- Salt and other marvelous minerals
- Ways of cooking
- Drinks that glow and so much more!
Award-winning food writer Stefan Gates has travelled the world to investigate how people cook, eat and survive in extreme conditions for the acclaimed BBC television series Cooking in the Danger Zone. He drank radioactive wine with babushkas in Chernobyl, ate fat-tailed sheep with Taliban warlords in Afghanistan, yak's penis with Chinese Communists, civet cat with the Karen rebels deep in the Burmese jungle and rotting walrus with the Inuit of the Canadian Arctic.
In this book Stefan takes us on an extraordinary personal journey as he tries to understand a world in crisis, and meets people caught up in war, poverty and environmental disasters. This behind-the-scenes account is hugely entertaining and thought provoking, blending war and food, ethics and emotions, comedy and tragedy.
Dogology explores the bizarre and very funny world of canine science.
Vital questions answered include:
- Why do dogs fart (but cats don’t)?
- Do dogs feel guilt, love, happiness or jealousy?
- What does it mean when a dog wags its tail more to the right or the left?
- Why do dogs poo with their bodies aligned north-to-south?
- Do dogs dream? If so, what about?
- How do dogs smell epilepsy, cancer and human sadness?
- How many hairs are there on your dog?
- What does your dog hear when you talk?
Packed with fascinating facts, quirky scientific revelations and weird stories about our furry friends, Dogology offers a secret glimpse inside the canine body and mind.
Catology explores the bizarre and very funny world of feline science.
Vital questions answered include:
- Why do cats have a secret second nose?
- Why don’t cats fart (but dogs do)?
- Do cats feel guilt, love, happiness or jealousy?
- Why are cats’ tongues covered in microscopic hooks?
- Do cats always land on their feet?
- Why are cats so scared of cucumbers?
- Why do cats purr both when happy and when distressed?
- How do you interpret cat language?
Packed with fascinating facts, quirky scientific revelations and weird stories about our furry friends, Catology offers a secret glimpse inside the feline body and mind.