This recipe was invented by Fritz Kutchko (2016 Winner of Portland’s Cricket Cook-off). Say it with me… “poh-vee-TEET-sa!” This delectable nut roll is adapted from a Croatian family recipe. It’s incredibly hard to find in the States — I learned my craft from bakers in Strawberry Hill, a Slavic neighborhood in Kansas City, KS. Featuring a buttery yeast dough swirled with crushed walnuts (and now nutty cricket flour!), this holiday […]
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Blended drinks are a perfect way to include a nutritional protein boost of cricket powder into your diet. Simply add 1-2 tablespoon to every 1 cup of liquid for your smoothies. Ingredients 2 tablespoon of cricket powder 1 cup homemade almond milk 1 teaspoon of vanilla 2 tablespoons organic raw cacao powder 1 heaped tablespoon organic peanut butter 1 tablespoon organic maca powder Method Add all ingredients to a blender and […]
This recipe remix was inspired by insectsarefood.com. Ingredients (Makes 16 large muffins) 1 cup cricket flour (flour containing crushed crickets) ¼ cup warm virgin coconut oil 2 eggs 2 very ripe bananas ½ cup agave nectar ¼ cup organic brown sugar or cane sugar ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 cup rolled oats ½ cup finely chopped crickets (legs and antennae removed) ½ cup chopped unsalted sunflower seeds (shelled) […]
This is a basic recipe for pizza crust using cricket-flour (wheat flour and cricket powder). Ingredients 1 c. Lukewarm Water 1 ½ tbsp Honey 1 packet Active Dry Yeast 1 tbsp Oil ½ c. Cricket Powder 2 ½ c. Baking Flour ¾ tbsp Salt Steps Dissolve active dry yeast with ½ teaspoon of honey in 2 tablespoons of the lukewarm water and let sit at room temperature for 15 minutes. […]
This decadent chocolate and walnut butter fudge cake recipe is not for beginner. This recipe remix came from The French Baker by Jean Michel Taynaud. Ingredients (Serves 12-14) 45g cricket flour 135g plain flour 9 egg yolks 1135g raw (demerara) sugar 75g honey 345g caster sugar 180g milk chocolate (35-40% cocoa solids), chopped 450g unsalted butter, at room temperature, chopped 4 egg whites 250g walnuts, coarsely chopped Finely grated zest of 1 […]
This yummy dish is for the experienced. It can be served hot or cold. The recipe is a remixed from The Best of Gretta Anna with Martin Teplitzky. Short Pastry Ingredients (Serves 12) 1 cup of plain flour ⅓ cup of cricket flour Pinch of salt 7 tbsp butter, chopped into small pieces 1 tbsp iced water Ingredients ¼ cup plain flour 4 tsp cricket flour 2 tbsp butter 5 tsp olive oil […]
The healthy way to start your day, this heavenly pancake recipe is a remix extracted from Powerful Living by Michelle Bridges. This recipe calls for a 3: Ingredients (Serves 4) 1¼ cup plain flour 2 tsp baking powder ½ cup cricket flour 1 cup milk 2 egg 1 tbsp honey 2 tsp vanilla 4 tbsp ricotta cheese 2 bananas, sliced 1 cup berries of choice Method Mix the plain flour, baking powder and cricket flour […]