Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Ant Salt Invented

Ant Salt.jpg

Quick question: Have you eaten ants? We mean as an adult. We all ate ants when we were five, right? RIGHT?

A new salt made from ants (pictured) has been created by the chefs at Noma restaurant, the world's best restaurant three years running, as part of an interactive food experience called The Lab.

The Noma Taste Test, which takes place today and tomorrow, was created by Lars Williams, the restaurant's head of research and development, in a bid to get the public to try things they’ve never seen or heard of before.

Apparently, the insect seasoning is tangy but delicious and goes well with sautéed wild mushrooms, grilled garlic toast or a poached egg.

You try it first. If you like it then we'll have a go.

The Lab in partnership with AEG is a brand new food event at Tobacco Dock 25-27th April, featuring the Noma Taste Test. Tickets are available here thelabevent.co.uk

Related

Printed Burger.jpg

3-D Printed Burger in Development

pizzaburger.jpg

The pizzaburger has landed

615x330_insect2.png

Found: World's Biggest Insect

Comments

More

This Scottish newspaper just destroyed Donald Trump's inauguration

Need some ice, Donny?

by Emily Badiozzaman
16 Jan 2017

These 8 men are richer than the poorest half of the world

The richest bunch from the 1%

by Emily Badiozzaman
16 Jan 2017

Theresa May is about to appear on the cover of a 'fashion bible'

Don't you have other things to be getting on with?

16 Jan 2017

What to do if you ring the police but aren't able to talk

Useful info to know

by Dave Fawbert
16 Jan 2017

Why all men should be more like Joe Biden

His mother always told him that “Nobody is better than you. You're not better than anybody, but nobody is better than you."

by Emily Badiozzaman
13 Jan 2017

New guide reveals the best places to travel for each month of the year

Don't book a 2017 holiday without reading this first

by Emily Badiozzaman
13 Jan 2017

Freddos will now cost 30p - is nothing sacred?

2017 shows its true colours

by Tom Fordy
13 Jan 2017

Scientists find lasers can be used to turn mice into killers

So that's something else to be scared of, then...

by Sam Diss
13 Jan 2017

Masturbation breaks at work are good for you, apparently

2017 is the year of wanking in the office

12 Jan 2017

Danny Wallace: "The traffic cone is a test of moral strength"

Another life lesson from our award-winning columnist

12 Jan 2017