One packet containing around 200 weaver ants.
Ants are one of the insects we encounter most frequently in our daily lives. However, have you ever thought about tasting them? Their spicy flavor matches perfectly with many dishes and they can easily be included into many traditional meals. Edible ants will then highlight your meal's taste by adding a bit of an exotic touch.
Each packet includes around 200 dehydrated weaver ants, as well as their eggs (equivalent to 40g before being dehydrated).
Our shop, quite unusual as it is, only wants to make you find out more about a delicacy that is going to surprise you and rock the wolrd of food as you know it : weaver ants.
Most people hate ants, seeing them as an insect quite bothersome. And all of that despite the many life lessons we can learn just by watching them. Still, they are considered an harmful and invasive insect species. We just hate to see them walking on inside our homes or crawling on our walls, so putting them into our plates is usually a no-go.
But contrary to all of that, you can find many people in Asia, Africa and Central America qho frequently consume them. Countries where they are highly appreciated for their nutritional value and their exotic taste.
If other people can do it, why couldn’t we do the same?
Using weaver ants and their eggs to remake original recipes
Weaver ants are rich in proteins of the highest quality and they can easily replace any traditional meat, which has proven countless times to be a source of unhealthy fat. Like many edible bugs, you can eat them in lots of different ways: as an appetizer (in the same way that you could eat peanuts) or added inside salads to improve its flavor thanks to the spicy taste of weeaver ants. And if you are not shy about food, you can gobble them fried with just a pinch of salt and pepper along with a garlic dressing. And last but not least, you could even add them into an omelet, a cake or a soup.
You will appreciate both their taste and their crunchy texture and if you were to decide to include weaver ants or their eggs into your food, the possibilities become infinite. All you have to do is let your imagination run its course and start to slowly change your simple and common recipes into extremely exotic and mouth-watering dishes!
Availability of weaver ants and their eggs
Baby step is our way so, our shop is providing our tasteful weaver ants in a simple kraft packet containing around 200 ants and their eggs. Before dehydration, they are flavored with black pepper and a soy dressing that will highlight their natural flavor.
Inside this packet you will find an oxygen absorber, has been created using a special wrapper that guarantees the preservation of the product for one year. So, prepare your taste buds, get used slowly to the taste of these fascinating insects and you will become a real fan.
Consuming insects is still taboo in Western societies. This is happening probably due to the idea that insects are dirty and carrying diseases. In order to remove these ideas from our minds, our shop is inviting you to discover a new experience: the entomophagy (the consumption of insects as food). A wide variety of products are available on our website: natural boiled insects, salty or spicy, sweets, salty snacks...
How thei are laid out, details in their preparations and their seasoning... everything have been carefully studied in order to ease your way into eating them. First, if you want to be able to enjoy their flavor, you should probably try to ignore the dislike you may come to feel as you watch these insects. But once aversion is overcome, feel freeto indulge yourself all you like ! Everyone can feel pleasure when they get used to entomophagy (eating of insects as food).
One of our main objectives here at insectescomestibles.fr is to make people discover entomophagy for what it truly is. And with our experience as the foremost european leader of edible insects, we are hoping to convince you to add edible bugs into their daily diet.
Start ordering from our unusual shop
For 8,50 euros only you can have a packet of famous weaver ants and enjoy the many delight of eating bugs, the food source of our future. You can order directly from our website.
Given their flavor and their nutritional qualities, one packet won’t be enough, so buy more than one!
Try the edible insects, you will love them!