Our silkworms are bred in farms and are considered to be a popular ingredient in Korean food. They hold many interesting nutritional values, making them the preferred food of many asian people. In many countries, people caring about their own well-being even add silkworms into their everyday dishes. It is not even surprising, Chinese medicine have been using them to cure many ills for a long time!
Our rather unusual shop is inviting consumers all over Europe to come discover a new culinary delicacy and a brand new taste – the taste of silkworms and of all edible insects! What a promise wouldn't you say ? And here at insectescomestibles.fr, we deliver ! There’s no doubt in our mind everyone admires silk dresses or a silk sweaters. And it doesn't come to anybody's mind to ask where and how they are manufactured. Well, they are made by using weaving insects called “Bombyx Mori”, better known as silkworms. And what we give you today are Edible Silkworms !
Due to the fact they are fully dependent on man-made techniques to reproduce, they can only be found in breeding environments. Feeding and sanitary treatment are done in alltogether controlled environments, which guarantees an improved food source for human consumption.
Silkworms: ever tried out such an amazing taste ?
The word “worm” may disgust some people, however, silkworms are foremost known and appreciated as edible insects in many countries across the world.
In some asian countries, silkworms are even appreciated as a most succulent delicacy. They can be added into all kinds of dishes. For instance, in Korean cuisine, the “beondegi” is a very popular dish that including boiled and seasoned silkworms. They also can be consumed in skewers, seasoned depending on every person’s taste and preference.
All of you will be amazed to discover how similar the taste of silkworms is with the taste of hazelnut or almond. Their flesh will strangely reminding you of the same softness cookies have, a soft and melting center in a crunchy shell. It will be hard for you to believe it but you will end up enjoying silkworms as much as the other 3,5 billions people already craving them on Earth !
And those are just, of course, some examples of what you can do with them!
Silkworms – amazing properties
Silkworms, like nearly all other edible insects known to man, possess very interesting nutritional values. In fact, they are so rich in protein and low in fat that consuming them beats every other traditionnal meats like beef or porks in view of healthy benefits. Eating them can then successfully replace consumption of traditional meat in many a recipe. In many countries like China or Korea, it is even believed silkworms have many therapeutic effects and qualities. They are even used in traditional Chinese medicine as a cure against flu and violent spasms.
A shop for the introduction to the entomophagy
It is still difficult for Western population to consider the consumption of insects as a believable diet, even if many of them are edible and quite delicious! So, in order to appeal to as many people as possible, our shop specialized in edible insects by selling a wide variety of products containing insects packaged into the nicest way possible, for instance like our beautifully designed kraft packages for silkworms. And they even come with different tastes :
- salty (boiled, fried or seasoned...).
All you have to do is choose and order. Edible insects sold by our shop “Insectes Comestibles” are bred insects, processed according to all health standards and laws applied in Europe. Thereby, for only 8.50 euros, you can have a packet of natural silkworms, already cooked and ready to be enjoyed. They will remain fresh for 12 months after being packaged.
Dare to taste and to discover a new flavor that will blow your taste buds? Our purpose here is to introduce you a slow step a time to entomophagy (eating of insects as food) and to discover al of many its benefits. And we think our Silkworms are a way to achieve this worthy goal !