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Chirp Povitica

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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Gluten-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cricket Protein Smoothie

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 […]

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Gluten-Free Banana Oat Cricket Muffins

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) […]

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Cricket Pizza Dough

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. […]

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Cricket Fondant Au Chocolate

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 […]

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Smoked Salmon Quiche with a Cricket Crust

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 […]

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Ricotta Cricket Pancakes

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 […]

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