Home & Garden Home Daniella Martin on How and Why to Eat Bugs (Podcast) By Jacob Gordon was one of Treehugger's earliest team members. He launched, hosted, and produced TreeHugger Radio from 2005-2012. our editorial process Jacob Gordon Updated October 11, 2018 Migrated Image Share Twitter Pinterest Email Home Sustainable Eating Pest Control Natural Cleaning DIY Family Green Living Thrift & Minimalism If you've ever wondered exactly how best to deep fry a scorpion, or make a taco out of wax worms, Daniella Martin is your woman. Not only are insects scrumptious, says the host of Girl Meets Bug, but our six-legged friends have a much lighter environmental footprint than livestock. And don't worry about variety: the UN estimates over 1,000 species of edible insects. Daniella tells us how to do some basic insect prep, and even eats a wax worm during the show. "Tastes like a cross between a chanterelle mushroom and a pine nut." Music is "Bugs!" by Ash Koley.