Ants on Toast for Tea anyone…?

I had to laugh when I spotted a friend’s recent facebook update about a recipe book used by her family when she was wee – the comical bit was the fact that they have a recipe using Ants (yes the little black crawly things) and not only that but also tips on the best places and times to catch this delicacy!

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Thanks ‘T’ for sending over, and after reading the intriguing last sentence  a couple paras up, “Butter the toast and place a bird on each piece. Serve plain or with a little pan gravy.” I’ve actually just bought myself a copy – think it’ll be the most entertaining £2.81 I’ve ever spent!

If anyone else also has the same twisted sense of curiosity – this is the book!

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Bon appetit!

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3 Responses to “Ants on Toast for Tea anyone…?”

  1. Suzanne
    January 16, 2013 at 2:22 pm #

    Hi Nadine,

    Watch this “Inside Claridge’s: Episode 3 http://bbc.in/VOSuSU” all about shipping ants from Denmark to London for the Noma pop-up restaurant during the olympics. Black Ants are obviously the culinary food of choice for those in know!

    Suzanne

    • Nadine
      January 16, 2013 at 2:27 pm #

      Ha clearly! Thanks for this, maybe we’ve stumbled on a new craze! not sure that it’s going to be something I’ll be rushing out & trying though!

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