Book Review: van Huis A, van Gurp H, and Dicke M [eds.]. 2014. The Insect Cookbook: Food for a Sustainable Planet. Columbia University Press, New York, New York, XVII + 191 p.

Shari Esther Linn


The multi-authored Insect Cookbook delves into the benefits of adding insect protein to prepared dishes and how to do so in a tasty manner. The authors collaborated with chefs, a farmer, a researcher, a storyteller, and others who encourage readers to embrace entomophagy. Various recipes with accompanying illustrations tempt readers to try new, savory plates using insects that can easily be purchased from the Internet.


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