Description: Certain species of grasshoppers are commonly collected and prepared as a snack food item in parts of Oaxaca, Mexico. The grasshoppers are cleaned then baked, seasoned with lime juice, garlic, and salt. When sold in markets they are sized and often offered with other snack materials, such as peanuts and chilies.
Image type: Field
Image location: Oaxaca, Mexico
Name: Whitney Cranshaw
Organization: Colorado State University
Country: United States