Bugs

In the company of Ben Reade and Josh Evans, two chef-researchers from the Nordic Food Lab, a non-profit offshoot of Copenhagen's famed Noma restaurant, director Andreas Johnsen travels the world to sample a variety of insects and investigate whether bugs are the solution to global malnutrition and food shortages.

Episodes

Air Date: October 02, 2017 - 28:40
Chefs and researchers from the Nordic Food Lab prepare meals with farmed bugs, and visit an international conference called Insects to Feed the World.
Air Date: October 02, 2017 - 28:28
In Sardinia, the casu marzu method of cheesemaking results in a pecorino that has been deliberately infested with the larvae of the cheese fly.
Air Date: September 25, 2017 - 28:31
The team travels to Japan to capture the Asian giant hornet, an insect whose venom can kill humans but whose larvae are a highly prized delicacy.
Air Date: September 25, 2017 - 29:08
In Peru, the team feasts on suri, the larvae of the Peruvian palm weevil, and other jungle insects roasted on skewers.
Air Date: September 18, 2017 - 29:30
Josh Evans and Ben Reade from the Nordic Food Lab join locals in Uganda on a trip to find the honey of stingless bees.
Air Date: September 18, 2017 - 28:17
The team arrives in Kenya to learn how a termite queen tastes with mango and why the people of the West are not eating bugs.
Air Date: September 11, 2017 - 29:29
The chef-researchers visit a farmer who raises escamoles - edible ant eggs and larvae, the Mexican desert's version of caviar.
Air Date: September 11, 2017 - 28:40
Ben Reade and Josh Evans from the Nordic Food Lab travel to Australia to taste everything from delicious honey ants to grub-filled bush coconuts.