Popcorn Flavored Moth: "Munch a Moth" Campaign to Beat Infestation!

Plagued by a wave of bogong moth, Australians are trying to beat the infestation by ... eating the bugs!

Each year at this time millions of the moths fly south from Queensland into New South Wales to avoid the summer heat. Once across the state border they head for the Snowy Mountains where they hibernate in caves. [...]

The "munch a moth" campaign is being led by Jean-Paul Bruneteau, 51, a French-born chef who is regarded as a worldwide pioneer of such delights as smoked emu, lemon myrtle and bunya nuts.

He first began eating the brown bogong moths 11 years ago while researching a book on "bush tucker" eaten by Aborigines. "They have a lovely popcorn flavour, like hazelnut," he said.


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I hate to bust the "chef's" bubble but in the city, the moths can spend their days out of the sunlight by hiding in our sewers and drains. Is this where he shops for his food?

I know I won't be eating at his restaurant.
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Hey Jake D,
No I'm not being sarcastic, I'm an indigenous Australian, we've been eating bogong moths for ten's of thousands of years. I'd rather eat bogong moths than a big mac.
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