Books on Insects as Food

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

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

 

 

 

 

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)

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