Are you up for the fear factor challenge? You must have seen these creepy crawlies fried to perfection and garnished with crisp basil leaves, fried garlic and a whole host of other spices along the streets of Cambodia. Now is not only the time to try all of it in a safe & hygienic setting, but ALSO learn how to cook it!
The practice of eating insects came about during the Khmer rouge regime where many had to eat insects to survive due to the severe starvation. After the war, necessity turned into tradition and people continued cooking it as local fare!
A local delicacy enjoyed by many Cambodians, they love to eat it with the national beer or with the traditional rice or palm wine. Some even believe that eating these insects can help to protect them from disease and keep their body warm! Come try it for yourself and proudly declare yourself a survivor of the Cambodian fear factor challenge!