White Chocolate-covered Waxworm

February 25, 2014

white chocolate covered waxworm

Waxworms are the larvae of wax moths are among the most popular constituents of the rising entomophagy movement in the United States.

The virtues of eating insects are many, but the greatest barrier to mass adoption is the “ick factor.” Covering them in white chocolate is perhaps not a bad place to start.

This waxworm confection is one of the offerings at Bug Appétit, the entomophagy exhibit at the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans.

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