Recipe Books and Assorted Other Books On Insects As Food

Recipe Books and Assorted Other Books (plus one or two book-length monographs) on insects as food.

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Bodenheimer, F.S. 1951. Insects as Human Food. The Hague: W. Junk, 352 pp. (A classic, long out-of-print)

Comby, Bruno. 1990. Delicieux Insectes: Les proteines du future . . . . Geneva: Editions Jouvence, 156 pp.

Conconi, Julieta R.E. 1982. Los insectos como fuente de proteinas en el futuro. Edit. Limusa, 142 pp. (See summary in The Food Insects Newsletter 1(1): 3, 1988)

Gordon, David George. May 1998. Eat-A-Bug Cookbook. 136 pages
40 Ways to Cook Crickets, Grasshoppers, Ants, Water Bugs, Spiders, Centipedes, and Their Kin

Holt, Vincent M. 1885. Why Not Eat Insects? London: E.W. Classey, Ltd., 99 pp. (See summary in The Food Insects Newsletter 1(2): 3, 1988)

Menzel, Peter; D’Aluisio, Faith. 1998. Man Eating Bugs: The art and science of eating insects. Berkeley, Calif.: Ten Speed Press, 192 pp. (See summary in The Food Insects Newsletter 11(1): 1-2, 1998)

Mitsuhashi, Jun. 1984. Edible Insects of the World [in Japanese]. Tokyo: Kokinshoin, Kanda-Surugadai 2-10, Chiyoda-ku, 270 pp. (Very sketchy summary in The Food Insects Newsletter 1(1): 4, 1988)

Mitsuhashi, Jun (Editor). 1997. People Who Eat Insects [in Japanese]. Tokyo: Heibon-sha.

Muyay, Tango. 1981. Les insects comme Aliments de l’Homme. [Insects as Food for Man.] CEEBA Publications Serie II Vol. 69. Bandundu, Zaire, 177 pp. (See summary in The Food Insects Newsletter 4(2): 5-6, 8, 1991)

Paoletti, Maurizio G.; Bukkens, Sandra G.F. (Guest Editors). 1997. Minilivestock. Special issue: Ecology of Food and Nutrition 36(2-4): 95-346 + 15 col. figs. (Based on papers presented at the International Symposium on Biodiversity in Agriculture for a Sustainable Future, Beijing, China, 19-21 September 1995. For summary of papers presented, see The Food Insects Newsletter 8(3): 1-4, 1995)

Ramos-Elorduy, Julieta; Pino M, Jose M. 1989. Los insectos comestibles en el Mexico antiguo. Mexico, D.F.: A.G.T. Editor, S.A., 108 pp. (See summary in The Food Insects Newsletter 5(1): 3, 1992)

Ramos-Elorduy, Julieta. 1998. Creepy Crawly Cuisine: The Gourmet Guide to Edible Insects. Rochester, Vermont: Park St. Press, 150 pp.

Sutton, Mark Q. 1988. Insects as food: aboriginal entomophagy in the Great Basin. Ballena Press Anthropol. Papers No. 33, 115 pp. (See summary in The Food Insects Newsletter 3(1): 3-4, 6-7, 1990)

Taylor, Ronald L. 1975. Butterflies in My Stomach. Or: Insects in Human Nutrition. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Woodbridge Press Publ. Co., 224 pp.

Taylor, Ronald L.; Carter, Barbara J. 1976. Entertaining With Insects. Or: The Original Guide to Insect Cookery. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Woodbridge Press Publ. Co., 160 pp. (See summary in The Food Insects Newsletter 2(1): 3-4, 1989)