Eating Bugs

This post was fir published on September of 2019

In the Sierra after the first rain of the rainy season you will see little holes in the ground. The holes are made by beetles coming up to the surface. When this happens people collect them early in the morning. Ecuadorians will eat the beetles, known as katsos. They are boiled and then fried. They have a crunchy texture and a smoky flavor.


Tim 2, Elias, Ezequiel, Timothy, Angelita, Esperanza and Adelena

The Downing Family

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2 Comments on “Eating Bugs

    • I have, not recently because I am visiting the States right now. Psychologically it is hard to put one in your mouth but they do taste good.

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