They are collected and eaten in the islands of Japan. In recent years a form of breeding in semi-freedom is developed to allow the exploitation of the resource, while preserving the natural balance of the fauna. The cicadas have large eyes spread over the head and wings generally. Many people around the world regularly eat cicadas. The female is valued because it is more fleshy. The moults of the cicadas are used in the traditional medicine of China. Our cicadas were treated by boiling and dehydration then salted. They can be consumed directly out of the bag.
The Adventurer :
Appearingly uncomfortable, the cicada has a very pronounced taste that is sure to recall some cheeses. A test in a blind tasting may be a good option to tackle this insect in a fun and unusual time. It goes very well with chilli ...
- Ideal to share
- For 4 people